Programs & Services AllI need assistanceI want Jewish EducationI want something to doI want to donateI want to get involved #GivingTuesday Every year on #GivingTuesday, our agencies take the time to Give Back to organizations that support the Greater Dayton community. A Night in Vegas A lively evening of games, music, and great company is the Jewish Community Center (JCC) of Greater Dayton’s Annual Fundraiser. Active Adults JFS offers programs for groups of people with varying interests. Annual Meeting Our Annual Meeting serves as an important yearly benchmark for our board and committee members. B’nai Tzedek Through the Jewish Foundation of Greater Dayton’s B’nai Tzedek Program, teens learn the power of giving while connecting with other participants and gaining leadership skills. BBYO BBYO is the leading pluralistic teen movement aspiring to involve more Jewish teens in more meaningful Jewish experiences. Camp Shalom Summer & Winter Camp At Camp Shalom, we encourage self-discovery and inspire confidence, providing a framework for lasting memories and friendships. Children’s Theatre The JCC Children’s Theatre is a program where children in grades 3-12 can challenge and express themselves through the theatrical arts. Community Chanukah Party The JCC hosts a community wide Chanukah celebration for all ages. Counseling While Jewish Family Services does not have counseling services, we can direct people through Information & Referral and Case Management to our partner agencies that have counseling services, as appropriate. Cultural Arts and Book Festival (CABF) The Cultural Arts & Book Festival educates and entertains every year, offering outstanding programming that promotes awareness, appreciation and pride in the diversity of the Jewish people and community. Dayton Jewish Film Festival Held annually in early summer, The Dayton Jewish Film Festival brings the best in Jewish and Israeli cinema to greater Dayton. Every year, our festival features an internationally award-winning selection of feature and documentary films. Donor Advised/ Philanthropic Funds Through a Jewish Foundation of Greater Dayton Donor Advised Fund, you can easily fulfill your philanthropic goals and guide your giving, all from one account. Endowments Enriching your community can be an everlasting achievement - Continue to impact the world through an endowment with the Jewish Foundation of Greater Dayton. Handyman Services Jewish Family Services has a volunteer handyman. These services are intended to keep our seniors safe in their homes. Holiday Outreach Three times a year, at Purim, Rosh Hashanah, and Chanukah, we assemble and deliver holiday bags to isolated seniors and those living in independent, assisted, and skilled nursing facilities. Holocaust Art & Writing Contest Open to grades 5–8 (Division I) and 9–12 (Division II), public, parochial or home schooled in the Miami Valley (OH) Holocaust Remembrance (Yom Hashoah) Yom HaShoah, also known as Holocaust Remembrance Day, occurs once a year between the months of April and May. Innovation Grants Intro to Judaism Interested in Jewish history and ritual? Involved in an interfaith relationship? Want to learn more about your Jewish neighbors, friends, or family members? Seeking conversion? Israel Independence Day (Yom Ha’atzmaut) A community wide celebration to commemorate the establishment of the state of Israel. Jewish Dayton Dreams Big This project will help shape and direct our Jewish community over the next 20 years. Junior Youth Group (JYG) The Dayton Jewish Youth Group is for all Jewish preteens and teens in grades 6-8. They meet once a month during the school year for fun, social and Jewish programs. Legacies, Tributes & Memorials Donating to the Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton is a wonderful way to honor a special simcha or life cycle event, honor the memory of a friend or loved one or recognize someone in the community. LIFE & LEGACY Program Through training, support and monetary incentives, LIFE & LEGACY motivates Jewish organizations to secure legacy gifts, steward donors and integrate legacy giving into the philanthropic culture of the Jewish community. Men’s Philanthropy Three new giving societies that will formally recognize the brotherhood of philanthropic giving that has existed in our Dayton Jewish community. Missions Missions are just one way we connect the Dayton Jewish community with our Jewish brothers and sisters around the world. Mitzvah Missions Are you interested in supporting the Miami Valley? Join Jewish Family Services for a Mitzvah Mission! Partnership 2Gether Dayton's direct connection to the Western Galilee - The Jewish Agency’s Partnership2Gether peoplehood platform PJ Library, PJ Our Way & PJ Grandparents PJ Library and PJ Our Way come to you each month, with a high-quality, expertly-selected, age-appropriate book or CD in your mailbox and family-friendly ideas and events in your inbox. Preschool The JCC's Early Childhood Care & Education at the Boonshoft CJCE in Centerville offers facilities especially designed for the young child. Open to children ages 6 weeks – kindergarten, our center provides top-notch care and education while connecting students to Judasim. Presidents Dinner The goal of the Presidents Dinner is to bring in world-renowned speakers for a one-of-a-kind experience that will inspire our community with a global message of Tikkun Olam on an intimate level. Professional Advisory Group This group allows area professional advisors the opportunity to collaborate with the Jewish Foundation to help our community members make informed decisions about charitable giving. Real Life/Real Resources An ongoing speaker series that provides the Jewish community and the greater Dayton area with informative panel sessions featuring local experts discussing hot button issues facing our communities today. Scholarships & Student Loans Scholarships and student loans are available to Jewish Dayton area residents ShalomDayton ShalomDayton is an initiative of the 2016 graduating class of the Leadership Institute of the Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton. Specific Assistance Sometimes you may find yourself in a financial crisis as a result of some emergency or urgent situation. Transportation Services If you are a senior or someone who has a disability AND JFS provides case management services for you, you may be eligible to use our transportation services. Tuesdays at the JCC The JCC is open late on Tuesday evenings in order to host a myriad of classes, from Krav Maga to Improv and Zumba, there's something for everyone! Women’s Philanthropy A Sisterhood of philanthropic giving within our Dayton Jewish community. Women’s Seder A meaningful experience of feminine solidarity, collaborate with women from different synagogues, as well as the Dayton community, to share and celebrate the holiday of Passover with other women. Young Adult Division (YAD) The Young Adult Division (YAD) of the Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton connects and builds community for young Jewish individual’s ages 21-35 which includes single Jewish students and professionals as well as young Jewish couples and families.