Benefit & Special Events


20th Annual Auction for Excellence

The Auction for Excellence is the premier fundraising event on Long Island. It connects thousands of donors, sponsors, volunteers and participants who enthusiastically collaborate to provide Sid Jacobson JCC with funding for vital social services programs utilized by thousands in our community.
March 2016


Friendship Circle Luncheon, A Yellow Rose Event

Funds raised from the Friendship Circle Luncheon benefit The Friendship Circle, a social adult day program, which provides services for those who are functionally or memory impaired as a result of aging, stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease or other related conditions. The Luncheon also supports The Fay J. Lindner Foundation Let’s Do Lunch program, the first-of-its-kind day program in the nation for individuals in their 30s, 40s and 50s with Young Onset Alzheimer’s and other related dementias.
Spring 2016

5K Run/Walk and Children’s Fun Run

Funds raised from the annual 5K Run/Walk and Children’s Fun Run benefits the Nancy Marx Strength to Strength Cancer Wellness Program funded by the Beth C. Tortolani Foundation.
June 12, 2016


Golf & Tennis Outing

Funds raised from the Golf & Tennis Outing helped the JCC provide important social services for children and families in need. Some of these opportunities include cancer support and wellness programs, bereavement support, teen community service outreach, vocational experience for older teens and young adult with special needs.
Summer 2016


Yellow Rose Society Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Join us for our Yellow Rose Society Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on September 11, 11:30am-12:30pm. Join us as we unveil our new Yellow Rose Society Recognition Wall and take an inside look at the specialized adult day programs for individuals affected by Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other related diseases.
Friday, September 11, 2015

Spin for Special Needs

New Leadership in partnership with JCC Teens are spinning to raise money for special needs.  It’s 80’s for Autism, as participants dress up and spin their way through a great workout soundtrack with Madonna, Cindy Lauper and Wham!  This year, funds will go to build a new indoor air conditioned cabin and playground piece for Camp Kehilla, Long Island’s pioneer in summer camping for children with Autism and special needs.
Was held May 17, 2015

Games Day Mania

Enjoy mah jongg, canasta, bridge, shopping, buffet lunch and raffles. Bring your mah jongg sets and playing cards. Sid Jacobson JCC enables life to flourish. Your participation supports children with special needs, individuals with dementia, cancer wellness programs and much more.

Charity Poker

Play for keeps … to keep in mind those in our community who need our help. Play for fun and for a top prize while raising funds for Camp Kehilla, the JCC’s premier summer day camp for children with autism and other special needs. This year’s event raised funds to build a new cabin, media center and playground equipment at the camp.
Held May 1, 2014

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