JCC Scholarship Campaign
Shai and Victoria have a beautiful and loving family, made possible through adoption. The couple has provided a home to Claire, 11; Ian, 10; Gloria, 5; and Gabe, 2. Their family enjoys so much of what the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center has to offer: Jewish community events, fitness and swimming, day and overnight camping, and PJ Library.
Shai and Victoria each chose rewarding jobs that serve the community; Victoria works part time to balance work and parenting. Unfortunately, they’ve had some financial setbacks, including a medical condition that required surgery for Claire. So, while there is a lot of love to go around in this family, there isn’t a lot of money.
Your contribution to the JCC Scholarship Fund makes it possible for families like Shai and Victoria’s to find a home in the Jewish community here at the JCC. Claire and Ian found theirs—and a love of Jewish tradition—at the Steve & Shari Sadek Family Camp Interlaken JCC. Gloria found hers the moment she stepped on the bus to the Albert & Ann Deshur JCC Rainbow Day Camp. Gabe and his mom found theirs as they bond during Baby Ballet class. Dad and Ian found theirs as they train together to run a 5K.
These are JCC super users—but only through scholarship support, keeping this family healthy, active, and engaged in their community. Providing scholarships to families in need also provides equal opportunities—the essence of Tzedek (justice).
Please support the JCC’s Scholarship campaign this year with a donation of $50 and open your heart to a family in need.
Tzedakah is justice. Justice is an action. Take yours today.
“We are grateful for the financial assistance the JCC provides our family for membership and for camp, not to mention the warmth and acceptance we feel in the community. Contributions that your generous donors make to the JCC Scholarship Fund have made it possible for my family to have immersive Jewish experiences and for our children to navigate their individual Jewish journeys.” – Shai