Do Good with The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington to make a positive impact on the lives of thousands of local families in need. This new social action initiative is a way for volunteers of all ages, backgrounds and interests to pursue a shared passion for tikkun olam (repairing the world). With service projects throughout the community, all year long, together we can inspire social change by feeding the hungry, caring for the earth, supporting Holocaust survivors in need and so much more.


Please check out our full calendar below to see how you can join in and DO GOOD! 


For additional ongoing volunteer opportunities and ideas for families and b'nai mitzvah projects, see the jconnect volunteer page.


What people are saying about us...
“Volunteering at Common Good City Farm was a fun way to be active, help cultivate yummy food, and support a wonderful DC nonprofit! I also got to connect with some cool and interesting DC Jews over a gigantic patch of mint.” –Yael K.


Find volunteer opportunities


Follow the link below to our page of ongoing volunteer opportunities. If you would like your volunteer event to be featured, please contact Jessica Dishell at with the project information. Jconnect has also assembled an idea bank for group and individual volunteer ideas. Find something for you, your family or organization. 




Sara & Samuel J Lessans Good Deeds Day

Sunday, April 7

All over the world, millions choose to volunteer and help others, putting into practice the simple idea that every single person can do something good, be it large or small, to improve the lives of others and positively change the world. As the largest organized Good Deeds Day effort in North America, your commitment to tikkun olam (repairing the world) shows the international Jewish community Greater Washington’s passion for social action!

Learn more about our 2018 impact HERE


A new calendar full of Doing Good opportunities is coming this summer!


A new calendar full of Doing Good opportunities is coming this summer!

Doing Good with the Mitzvah Mavens

Sunday, May 19

The Jewish Federation's Mitzvah Mavens and the Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA) invite you to a special opportunity to get to know Holocaust survivors living in our community and be inspired by their life stories. 

Jewish Federation's Grand Slam Sunday

Sunday, August 19

Join us for this annual, end-of-summer celebration when the Washington Nationals take on the Miami Marlins. More than 1,500 Jewish community members, organizations and synagogues will come out to the ballgame to celebrate our city’s love of baseball, the Nationals and the Jewish community.
Find our how to purchase tickets HERE

Featured Programs

If you would like to see your program featured here, or in the Doing Good newsletter, contact Jessica Dishell for more information.