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Take on a 40-minute mitzvah

Can you take on a 40-minute mitzvah? Forty minutes is all it takes for a young visitor to create a vibrant Shabbat atmosphere at Kisharon supported living homes.

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Girls lend a hand at Skills for Employment Centre

Pupils from Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls volunteered at Kisharon’s Skills for Employment Centre.

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Hilary’s our Volunteer of the Year

Hilary Castle was ‘absolutely honoured’ to win the title Kisharon Volunteer of the Year at the JVN Awards dinner at Allianz Park last week. “I never look to be appreciated, but it’s lovely to know that you are.”


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Mayor plants trees at Childs Hill Library

Barnet Mayor Councillor Caroline Stock and Cllr. Peter Zinkin helped plant apple and pear trees in the garden at Childs Hill Library.

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Busy Mitzvah Day ahead

Mitzvah Day, (Sunday November 17), at Kisharon is a celebration of the big outdoors with exciting gardening projects and a Kisharon vs Langdon football match.

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A volunteer’s story

Sculptor and multi-media artist Simone Krok says volunteering with adults supported by Kisharon has influenced her personally and professionally.

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Young volunteers’ day

Girls on a day off school volunteered at Kisharon College, Childs Hill Library and Kisharon School and had an insight into learning disability.

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Volunteers get stuck in on Mitzvah Day

There was something for everyone at Kisharon on Mitzvah Day – gardening, arts and crafts and sport.

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See Kisharon in action

Photos of Kisharon volunteers in action will be exhibited at a new JVN photographic exhibition at the artsdepot in Finchley.

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Pirkei Avos
“The world stands on three things: Torah, the service of G-d, and deeds of kindness.” Kisharon looks at the person not the disability, teaching Torah, Middos and Mitzvot embracing and cherishing everybody’s special talent and bringing out the best in them.