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Make The Gift of Jewish Summer Camp – With a Match

With summer right around the corner, many Jewish children across Colorado are hoping for the chance to attend Jewish overnight summer camp.

Studies show that children with meaningful Jewish camp experiences are more likely to become adults who value their Jewish heritage, support Jewish causes, and take on leadership roles in their communities. But with the high cost of overnight camp, many families are unable to afford this type of adventure for their children.

JEWISHcolorado’s One Happy Camper program has given the gift of Jewish summer camp to over 600 kids in Colorado. Each year, children are left on the waitlist for One Happy Camper grants, simply due to lack of funds. Please consider helping us provide support to every child who wants to go to Jewish overnight summer camp. Thanks to a generous donor, all gifts will be matched, dollar for dollar, up to $50,000 now through the end of April.

JEWISHcolorado is committed to helping kids explore their Jewish identity and experience Jewish overnight summer camp this coming season. Click here to learn more about One Happy Camper and a one-to-one match from a generous donor!

 

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About Michele Weingarden

Michele Weingarden is the Communications Manager for JEWISHcolorado. JEWISHcolorado provides a pathway for Coloradans to connect with their Jewish identity and values. We offer diverse, creative and inviting opportunities to embrace all Jews at every age and stage in life. Since 1946, JEWISHcolorado has offered programs and services to unite with the people of Israel and ensure a thriving and lasting Jewish community in Colorado. For more information, visit www.JEWISHcolorado.org.

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