Support

Thank you so much for being a part of our J family!

Help our community grow.

Since its beginning, the Jewish Community Center of Dallas has been committed to providing a place where the entire community can come together.

The cost of providing our award-winning programs and services exceeds revenue received from membership dues, and as a result, the J depends on the generosity of our donors to bridge the gap.

Contributions

Your support as a donor allows the J to continually provide the finest in programs and services, assist families on an as-needed basis with membership, camp, and preschool, and help maintain one of the most unique facilities of its kind in Dallas.

ELAINE QUINT SCHRAGER PRESCHOOL ENHANCEMENT FUND
Provides funding for capital equipment, toys and games, operating supplies and related expenses at the Early Childhood Center. The primary source of funding is the net proceeds from the annual fundraiser, Funtasia.

JOANIE I. WEINSTEIN CAMP SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Provides scholarship assistance to those in the community who are not otherwise able to attend JCC summer camps.

PAM KULICK SIEGEL MEMORIAL SPECIAL NEEDS FUND
Provides funding for operating expenses for the Special Needs Program as needed.

LEV KERTSBURG INTERGENERATIONAL PROGRAM FUND
This will provide funding for a program to connect children with elders in their community, learning from each other and building relationships that enhance everyone’s lives in a deep and meaningful way.

SADIE WEITZMAN/ROSE SOLKA SENIOR TRANSPORTATION FUND
Provides evening transportation to selected senior events for those who cannot drive at night or otherwise need transportation.

SAM SLUSHER/SAM ISENSTEIN SENIOR PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Provides scholarship assistance for those who are unable to afford activity fees for senior programs, classes and events. This fund was established in the memory of Sam Isenstein who frequently provided financial assistance to senior adults who were unable to pay.

LEV KERTSBURG INTERGENERATIONAL PROGRAM FUND
This will provide funding for a program to connect children with elders in their community, learning from each other and building relationships that enhance everyone’s lives in a deep and meaningful way.


THE SHOR FAMILY HABIMA ENDOWMENT FUND
This fund helps with production costs for the Habima Theatre Troupe, a hard-working group of special needs adults, many from the CHAI homes and some still living with parents. Over the years, the troupe has grown and also has a dedicated group of teen volunteers producing adapted versions of everything from Fiddler on the Roof to Grease to Oklahoma.

THE SHERRY LYNN ROOSTH MEMORIAL ENDOWMENT FUND – GESHER GRADUATE PROGRAM
This fund provides for special Gesher courses on various topics including music, art, fashion, history, and food.

For more information, please contact Julie Gehring at 214-239-7103 or jgehring@jccdallas.org.

CULTURAL/PERFORMING ARTS PROGRAMS AND YOUTH THEATER FUND
Helps provide funding for Cultural/Performing Arts Programs and also supports the J Youth theater.

GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Provides scholarship assistance to children whose families cannot afford to pay full fees for preschool, childcare and camps. Also provides scholarship assistance to those who meet the guidelines for reduced membership dues. Awards are strictly made in accordance with established eligibility criteria.

MAXINE AND ERWIN WALDMAN YOUTH SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Provides sports scholarships to youth.

Premier Membership

With the generous donations from our Premier Members last year, we were able to assist more than 175 families with memberships so they can enjoy the invaluable gift of belonging to a community, our community.

Impact of Your J Support

Your support allows the JCC to continually provide exceptional programs and services and state-of-the-art facilities to our community.

There are two available buses for our senior department, which has allowed for expanded programming and increased participation in daily activities. To date, the J offers more than 120 programs per month for our seniors.

The J’s “home of lifelong learners,” offers a personalized curriculum for toddlers to Pre-K focusing on independent thinking and decision-making.

For 30+ years, the J has offered year-round recreational and team gymnastics opportunities. Our teachers help gymnasts develop their athletic skills while fostering strong relationships with peers.

Program offerings at the Lieberman Family Wellness Center include lifestyle coaching, group fitness and boutique classes, wellness challenges, and lecture series.’ Become a better you this year!

The J’s “house of creativity” hosts mainstage shows and theatrical performances, summer camps, annual meetings, external community events and gatherings, etc. Kosher meals are provided here daily for 50 – 100 seniors.

For more information on how you can support the J and make a lasting community impact, please contact Julie Gehring, Chief Development Officer, at 214-239-7103 or jgehring@jccdallas.org.

Corporate Partners Program

A corporate partnership with the Aaron Family J provides a unique opportunity to reach our dynamic community. Your organization will enjoy exposure to thousands who regularly participate in JCC programs.

Events & Program Support

Those who are interested in providing support for a particular program or event may become a sponsor and receive recognition and benefits connected to that program or event.

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The J’s annual Fall Fundraiser is its single largest fundraising event. Each year it is crucial to the success of our J to raise the necessary funds to support our outstanding programming and services.

Bagel Run

Bagel Run

Join us for this Mother’s Day tradition! Our annual morning fun run offers a Kids K, 5K, and 10K.

Golf Tournament

Golf Tournament

The funds raised will provide scholarships and help make JCC Summer Camp and Preschool possible for an increasing number of children who would not otherwise be able to participate.

Film Festival

Film Festival

These gifts are one of the simplest and easiest to make in support of the J.

Book Festival

Book Festival

Join us for this Mother’s Day tradition for our annual morning fun run for the entire family! We offer a Kids K, 5K, and a 10K with awards given by age category.

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Best. Date. Night. Ever.

These gifts are one of the simplest and easiest to make in support of the J.