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Mitzvah Day | January 23, 2022

Sunday, November 13th • 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Kol Ami Social Action/Social Justice Committee and the Rafi Schwartz Religious School present
Mitzvah Day! All ages are welcome and activities will include:

– Preparing meals and hygiene kits for our homeless neighbors
– Advocating for social justice 
– Blood drive (learn more / general blood donor qualificationssign up to donate blood)
– And other important mitzvot!

Please note that for religious school students and teachers, this event will be in place of regular religious school programming that day. Parents are encouraged to stay to participate with their children.

Hygiene Kits—Donations Needed!
We are requesting donations of travel sized soap, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, toothbrushes, toothpaste, and hand sanitizer. Please drop them off in the bins located in the South and West Foyers before Mitzvah Day. You can also make a monetary donation to help buy supplies. A $30 donation will help make five kits!

RSVP to Participate on Mitzvah Day!

Contact Information

Attendee Information

Person 1 Information
Please sign up to schedule your blood donation appointment here. Children ages 16 and 17 must fill out the parental permission form.


Person 2 Information
Please sign up to schedule your blood donation appointment here. Children ages 16 and 17 must fill out the parental permission form.


Person 3 Information
Please sign up to schedule your blood donation appointment here. Children ages 16 and 17 must fill out the parental permission form.


Person 4 Information
Please sign up to schedule your blood donation appointment here. Children ages 16 and 17 must fill out the parental permission form.


Person 5 Information
Please sign up to schedule your blood donation appointment here. Children ages 16 and 17 must fill out the parental permission form.


General Blood Donor Qualifications

  • You should feel rested and well the day of donation. Eat a healthy, 
  • well-balanced meal and drink plenty of fluids prior to donating.
  • Donors must be 16 years of age or older. Parental permission required for 16 and 17 year olds. Download the parental permission form.
  • You must weight at least 110 pounds to donate.
  • Bring a photo ID that contains your legal name and birth date.
  • Eligibility for donating whole blood is 56 days (8 weeks).
  • It’s OK to donate blood while taking many common medications, such as: antihistamines, anti-depressants, ibuprofen, acetaminophen, and antacids.
     

Deferrals protect both the donor and the blood recipients. DO NOT DONATE BLOOD IF YOU:

  • Have a cold or flu symptoms or don’t feel well the day of donation.
  • Have taken oral antibiotics in the past 7 days (acne antibiotics are OK).
  • Have had hepatitis after the age of 11.
  • Have received a blood transfusion within the past 12 months.
  • Have had a tattoo, body piercing, acupuncture, accidental needle stick, or have come in contact with someone else’s blood in the past 3 months.
  • Have had malaria or traveled to a malaria-risk area in the past 3 months. For questions about areas you have traveled to please contact Rob Fox at ARUP Blood Services at robert.fox@aruplab.com.
  • Are pregnant.
  • Have had a positive COVID test and are NOT 10 days symptom free.
  • DO NOT DONATE BLOOD if you are taking any medication containing Aspirin. For all other questions about medication deferrals please email Rob Fox at ARUP Blood Services at robert.fox@aruplab.com.  
     

Please contact Rob Fox at ARUP Blood Services at robert.fox@aruplab.com with any questions about blood donor qualifications.  

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