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Philanthropy

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

7,821
J members






  $218,200
Awarded in scholarships for camp, preschool, and after-school care
650
Active military & first responder members, given gratis memberships
  12,000
Hot meals served to seniors annually
700
Summer Campers
  150
Participants in Parkinson's fitness programs 
150
Giborim campers ages 3 to 22
  7,500
In attendance at Cultural Arts programs
80
Giborim U Youth and Adult Participants 
   
     

AWARD WINNING
A.P.P.L.E. Accredited Early Childhood Learning Center
Gold Seal Recipient from the Department of Children and Family Services
Kids Crown Award – Best After-school Program+
Broward Family Favorite – Best Fitness Center*
Broward Family Favorite – Summer Camp*

Impact numbers based on 2016/2017 fiscal year.
+ by 2016-2017 readers of South Florida Parenting *by 2016-2017 readers of Broward Family Life magazine


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


PLEASE COMPLETE OUR FORM TO LEARN MORE ABOUT JPILLARS
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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.

 

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