Hello, my name is Dalia Mitzner and I am eleven years old. I currently attend the Laurel School of Princeton. On September 2, 2018, I will celebrating my bat mitzvah.
As part of my preparation for my bat mitzvah, I wanted to do a very meaningful project. That is why I decided to choose Sharsheret for my chesed project. A chesed project is pre-bat mitzvah volunteer project where the person volunteers in order to perform tikkun olam, which means repair the world.
Sharsheret is a national not-for-profit organization that supports women and families facing breast and ovarian cancer. The word sharsheret in Hebrew means chain.
Breast Cancer is a very serious disease and one of the main causes of death for women. In addition to knowing people in my own community who are affected by it, I also had a cousin who passed from the disease.
I first found out about Sharsheret a year ago when my old school, Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva (RPRY) held a Pink Day. A Pink Day is where people are encouraged to wear pink to show support for breast cancer awareness. I was serving on the student council at the time and was helping out with selling some Sharsheret merchandise to raise money for the organization. I came away from the experience very impressed with Sharsheret and appreciative of all their work to help fight this horrible disease.
The money donated will support the free program and resources Sharsheret provides to thousands nationwide who contact them as well enhance their efforts to educate others about their cancer genetic history and preventative measures. In order for you to learn more about all the great things Sharsheret does, I have also included a link to their website.
As part of my fundraising goal, I am hoping to raise a lot of money so I can help a lot of different families. My goal is to raise $1,000. With your donation, you will receive a Sharsheret giveaway!
Please go to my fund raising page and donate. Tizku l’mitzvot (may you merit to do more good deeds)!