Social Responsibility

December 25 Day of Service

Join hundreds of volunteers to spread holiday cheer across the DC metro area!


D25 is the Edlavitch DCJCC’s largest volunteer event of the year, with hundreds of volunteers spreading holiday cheer across the DC metro area.

Visit social service agencies in the metro DC area to prepare and serve meals, sing carols, throw holiday parties, or play bingo – or stay at the Edlavitch DCJCC to donate blood, make instant meal kits, create cards for emergency personnel working on Christmas Day, and more.

Choose your project based on location, type of activity, or time of day – we have something for people of all ages and abilities!

2023 Thank You

Thank you to everyone who participated in D25 2023 and made it a huge success!

Check out photos from D25 2023, courtesy of Lloyd Wolf Photography. Thank you to Lloyd for gifting these beautiful photos to us.

We had 651 volunteers who donated 6,772 hours of service to 35 partner agencies around the greater Washington area. This included 5 Santas and their elf partners, 70 blood donors, 40 donors of homemade baked goods, over 85 gift wrappers who wrapped 1,487 gifts, and the folks who made D25 possible behind the scenes like our Volunteer Lounge captain, registration desk volunteers, and the amazing clean-up crew who left the EDCJCC spotless after everything was done. We are so grateful to all of you!

Thank you to our community partners: DC Jews on Bikes and Fabrangen. Thank you to our Santas: Joanna, Allan, Bernard, Jerry, and Louis.

Special thanks to the Center for Social Responsibility’s Volunteer Committee who made this event possible: Amanda, Ben K., Ben S., Chana, Liz, Deborah, Jerry, Jennifer, and Leslie.

Support D25

Your support allows us to continue our work of spreading holiday cheer, donating blood, thanking emergency personnel working on Christmas Day, and more.

Mira Smith headshot

Mira Smith

Assistant Director, Morris Cafritz Center for Social Responsibility

couple roasting marshmallows over small burners.

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