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THE MISSION

The David Posnack Jewish Community Center enriches lives by connecting people through cultural, educational, social, recreational and wellness programs in an environment of fun, friendship and unity. The J is open to all and proudly guided by Jewish values. The JCC serves all residents of the community, regardless of faith, age or disability.


THE HISTORY

Funded by David Posnack, a philanthropic leader and local businessman, the J opened August 19, 1988 with the vision of being a facility where the Jewish community, especially children, could come together. Today, thousands of residents of the community, regardless of faith, age or disability enjoy and participate in a multitude of activities.


IMPACT

6,664
J members






  $199,950
Awarded in scholarships for camp, preschool, and after-school care
512
Active military & first responder members, given gratis memberships
  30,000
Hot meals served to seniors annually
4,400
Summer Campers
  423
Giborim U Youth and Adult Participants 
1,102
Giborim campers ages 3 to 22
  6,500
In attendance at Cultural Arts programs
     
     

AWARD WINNING
A.P.P.L.E. Accredited Early Childhood Learning Center
Gold Seal Recipient from the Department of Children and Family Services
Biennial Award for Outstanding Program from Jewish Community Centers Association - Giborim U
Kids Crown Award – Best After-school Program+
Kids Crown Award – Best Summer Camp+
Best of the sun Sentinel Trailblazer Award - Best Summer Camp #
Broward Family Favorite – Summer Camp*

Impact numbers based on 2017/2018 fiscal year.
+ by 2017-2018 readers of South Florida Parenting *by 2017-2018 readers of Broward Family Life magazine
# by 2017-2018 readers of Sun Sentinel Trailblazer


"We are worth what we are willing to share
with others."
- Rabbi Jonathan Sacks


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For more information, please contact Beverly S. Bachrach, MS,
Director of Philanthropy, at 954.434.0499, ext. 321 or bbachrach@dpjcc.org.