Annual Campaign 2020

UJC Top Three

From Sarah Barnett, Director of Development
UJC of the Virginia Peninsula

I must say that it is hard to choose just three things that inspire me about this community and this Jewish world to share. But here goes:

1) See photo on right: #thesarfanmethod meets morning yoga in Miss Jessica’s zen two year old classroom. Our Sarfan teachers bring so much talent to the their classrooms going above and beyond to meet the unique needs of their special charges. Miss Jessica is awesome and the parents love her as much as the children do.

2) Enjoy this EJewish Philanthropy article about new U.S. Jewish population numbers. We are not shrinking! Our challenge is to reach, inspire, educate, connect, nurture, care for, and bring together our small, but stable slice of this 7.8 million Jewish population pie. Your communal leadership and partnership does just that! Thank you. Click Here to View Article

3) One Happy Camper registration for summer 2020 is launched! This is our second year in partnership with the national One Happy Camper program which provides grants to first time campers attending Jewish overnight camp. We know that these experiences can be transformational for Jewish children and provide statistical success for future Jewish involvement and leadership. This past summer we provided four OHC grants and hope to provide more this summer. Being a One Happy Camper partner community puts us on the national map in the same way that being a PJ Library community does and shows that small communities need not lack for anything Jewish. If you know anyone who might be interested please have them contact me!







For more information regarding the UJC Annual Campaign contact:
Sarah Barnett, Director of Development
Email | Phone: 757-930-1422