Riley Jo Silvyn, daughter of Keri and Jeff Silvyn, will celebrate becoming a bat mitzvah on Saturday, March 3 at Congregation Or Chadash.
She is the granddaughter of Benita Silvyn and Charles Whitehill of Tucson, and Marlys and Larry Lazarus of Phoenix.
Riley attends Esperero Canyon Middle School. She enjoys playing soccer and singing in choir.
For her mitzvah project, Riley is raising funds and awareness for the Bald Beauties Project and Beads of Courage, inspired by a soccer teammate who lost her battle with cancer.