38,607 HOURS
Ways to Pledge
Check out these amazing opportunities to repair your world and give hours to the pledge:

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Energy Star Change a Light Pledge
Environment
Where: Your place
When: Anytime
Hours: 1

Here's a bright idea - change your lightbulbs to environmentally friendly ones.

HIAS Young Leaders Volunteer!
Immigrants and Refugees
Where: Washington, DC; Los Angeles; Chicago; New York, New York
When: Ongoing
Hours: 2-5
Contact: 202-857-6619 (Stephanie)

HIAS Young Leaders DC are a dedicated community of young Jewish professionals and graduate students who aid in HIAS' mission of refugee resettlement through event planning, direct service, and advocacy/education.

Tov - JUF Tikkun Olam Volunteers Chicago
Community
Where: Chicago
When: Anytime
Hours: Over 20
Contact: (312) 357-4762 or [email protected]

TOV provides individual and group volunteer experiences to people of all ages. Our volunteer advisors will work hard to find the best match to meet your needs and interests.

Jewish Coalition for Service
Other
Where: All over
When: Ongoing
Hours: Over 20
Contact: www.jewishservice.org

Find the perfect organization to spend a week, a month, or a year volunteering with.

JDC's Jewish Service Corps
International
Where: Africa, Asia, Europe, former Soviet Union
When: 2007-2008
Hours: Over 20
Contact: [email protected]

Spend next year living and working in a Jewish community overseas!

Hillel's Gulf Coast Alternative Break 2007
Disaster Relief
Where: Gulf Coast, USA
When: Winter - Spring 2007
Hours: Over 20
Contact: Abbey Greenberg, [email protected]

Spend a week in the Gulf Coast repairing homes and building community in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Check the registration site to see if your school is participating!

Solving Global Warming - The Tipping Point
Environment
Where: Your place
When: Anytime
Hours: 1
Contact: Natural Resources Defense Council

There are lots of small steps you can take to save energy and reduce pollution - such as weatherproofing your house. Check out some of these simple steps.

Genocide Intervention Network
Advocacy and Human Rights
Where: Washington, DC
When: Immediately
Hours: 2-5
Contact: [email protected]

Make "never again" a reality. Immediate volunteer opportunities in our Washington, DC office. E-mail for more information.

JUST for a Day
Community
Where: Los Angeles, CA
When: November 12, 2006
Hours: 6-10
Contact: [email protected]

Join more than 1,000 students who will take to the streets and beaches of Los Angeles on November 12 when Hillel launches JUST for a Day, a one-day social-justice blitz that will make a difference in lives of Angelenos.

Hadassah's Mitzvah Day
Community
Where: Wherever
When: Chanukah, 1 or more days
Hours: 6-10
Contact: [email protected]

Hadassah offers opportunities to make a difference in your community through a variety of programs, including community centers, hospitals, schools, shelters, and soup kitchens. Volunteers distribute clothes to women who are going back to work, read to children in shelters and hospitals, and create programs for the elderly.

Nechama - Jewish Response to Disaster
Disaster Relief
Where: New Orleans
When: Weekly, Dec 17 - Jan 13
Hours: Over 20
Contact: nechama.org

Not a Vacation, a Life Changing Experience: Four Winter Deployments to New Orleans!

American Jewish World Service
International
Where: Africa, Asia, South America
When: 3-12 months, ongoing
Hours: Over 20
Contact: ajws.org

Help alleviate poverty, hunger and disease in the developing world.

STAND
Advocacy and Human Rights
Where: Your campus
When: Ongoing
Hours: 11-15
Contact: standnow.org

Start a STAND Chapter on your campus to help protect the people of Darfur.

Save Darfur
Advocacy and Human Rights
Where: All over
When: Ongoing
Hours: 2-5
Contact: savedarfur.org

Help stop the Genocide by participating in a Save Darfur Rally.

Jewish Funds for Justice
Hunger and Poverty
Where: New York, Philadelphia, Los Angeles
When: Ongoing
Hours: Over 20
Contact: [email protected]

Intern with the Jewish Funds for Justice and help build a just, fair and compassionate America.

Hazon
Israel
Where: Israel
When: May 1 - 8, 2007
Hours: Over 20
Contact: Hazon

Ride a bike, save the planet on the Arava Institute/Hazon Israel Ride.

Oxfam America
International
Where: Wherever
When: Anytime
Hours: 1
Contact: oxfamamerica.org

Skip a meal (in your dining hall or on your own) and donate the funds saved to anti-poverty work.

United Jewish Communities
Other
Where: Your local Federation
When: An upcoming Sunday
Hours: 2-5
Contact: Find your local Jewish Federation

Volunteer for a Federation Super Sunday event near you.

Wilderness Society
Environment
Where: Your place
When: Anytime
Hours: 1
Contact: action.wilderness.org

Sign a petition to protect our public spaces and wildlife refuges

Stop Global Warming
Environment
Where: Your place
When: Anytime
Hours: 2-5
Contact: stopglobalwarming.org

Take these steps in your home and help stop global warming.

MAZON
Hunger and Poverty
Where: Your community
When: 1-5 hours, anytime
Hours:
Contact: mazon.org

Help bring food to the table of hungry people in your neighborhood.