Special Days/Week Related to Volunteerism in Europe
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Started in 2001, Student Volunteering Week is celebrated throughout universities in the UK to inspire and enable young people to get involved in their communities. Site includes resources and a student-written blog.
UK event that has spread to other countries. "A Mitzvah, literally, is a commandment in Jewish law. However, it is often used to mean a good deed or an act of kindness and that is the basis for Mitzvah Day. It is an integral part of Jewish life. "On Mitzvah Day, we give our time, not our money, to make a difference to the community around us. We introduce people to social action, to their neighbours and to local charities setting up projects which address real needs. Jewish led, we bring people of other faiths, and none to volunteer side by side, with fun and laughter, with our community, to get to know each other."
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