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.
Held March 20, 2014
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.
Held May 7, 2014
Funds raised from the annual 5K Run/Walk and Children’s Fun Run benefitted the Nancy Marx Strength to Strength Cancer Wellness Program funded by the Beth C. Tortolani Foundation.
Held June 8, 2014
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.
Held July 28, 2014
Wheatley Plaza Gives Back to VTEC
Shop at participating stores at Wheatley Plaza and 25% of your purchase will fund the JCC’s new Vocational Training and Employment Center (VTEC) for those with special needs.
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.
Wednesday, October 22
Champions for Charity
Shop at participating stores at Americana Manhasset and 25% of your full price pre-tax purchases go to support the JCC.
All My Love Teen Fashion Show
Saturday, December 13
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
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.
Held May 18, 2014