Itai Pedowitz

Itai's Bar Mitzvah

Fundraising for Homeboy Industries
by 35 supporters
Bar Mitzvah, 9 October 2021
Participants: Bar Mitzvah
We provide re-entry services & job training to transform lives and communities


A note from Itai:

For my Mitzvah project*, I chose Homeboy Industries, because they are all about giving people second chances, and I believe that everyone should get a second chance, even if someone messes up. I believe this because people should get the chance to change, and just because someone makes a stupid decision, doesn’t mean they will always agree with what they did. And people always have room to change, and Homeboy gives people the opportunity to show that they can and will change.

Homeboy Industries provides hope, training, and support to formerly gang-involved and previously incarcerated men and women, allowing them to redirect their lives and become contributing members of our community. Your donation supports brave men and women who are transforming their lives for themselves and their children.Every little bit helps. Thank you for supporting my fundraiser!

*A mitzvah project is an expression of the values important to a young person who is becoming a Bar/Bat/B’nai Mitzvah. It’s a way of them expressing what is important to them and inviting others to help contribute to strengthening that value in the world.

About the charity

Located in Los Angeles for over 32 years, Homeboy Industries is the largest gang rehabilitation and re-entry program in the world. Annually, the nonprofit welcomes nearly 9,000 people through its doors providing free services to formerly gang involved and previously incarcerated men and women.

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