Ayden Yael Schure

Ayden Yael Schure, daughter of Anat and Adam Schure of Phoenix, will become a bat mitzvah on Feb. 17 at Temple Kol Ami.

Grandparents are Agi and Fred Goldman of Phoenix, and Diane and Bob Schure of Cave Creek.

For her mitzvah project, Ayden used her passion for baking by selling home baked goods after religious school to raise funds for Bosom Buddies of Arizona, a nonprofit organization that provides support services to those affected by breast cancer. The Temple Kol Ami community helped Ayden raise more than $400.

She attends Sonoran Trails Elementary School and her hobbies include cooking, baking, piano and volleyball. In her spare time, you may find her whipping something up in the kitchen or hanging out with friends and family.

Riley Jo Silvyn

Riley Jo Silvyn, daughter of Keri Lazarus and Jeff Silvyn of Tucson, will become a bat mitzvah on March 3 at Or Chadash.

Grandparents are Marlys and Larry Lazarus of Paradise Valley, and Benita Silvyn and Charles Whitehill of Tucson.

For her mitzvah project, Riley is raising funds and awareness for The Bald Beauties Project and Beads of Courage, both charities that were near and dear to the heart of her soccer teammate who lost her battle with cancer last year.

She attends Esperero Canyon Middle School and her hobbies include soccer, basketball, singing in choir, reading and hanging with friends and family.

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