JCYF Presents Checks

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More than 650 people were in attendance for the Jewish Community Youth Foundation’s (JCYF) annual Philanthropy Fair and Check Presentation Ceremony at Robbinsville (N.J.) High School, where more than $63,000 was distributed. Recipients included 175 teens representing 14 synagogues, 15 middle schools and 23 high schools.

Funded by the Ricky and Andrew J. Shechtel Philanthropic Fund and the Jewish Federation of Princeton Mercer Bucks, JCYF has disbursed more than $730,000 since its 2003 inception.

Stephanie Woloshin of Yardley, who attended Lynn University, received the Distinguished Alumni Award. She said she would donate the $360 prize to the Jewish Teen Funders Network.

Photos by Sarah Merians Photography

Alex Terr of Yardley and Miriam Leviton, director of arts education, Lambert Center for Arts and Ideas at the JCC Manhattan
Alana Hollander, program associate, Jewish Teen Funders Network and Stephanie Woloshin, 2017 JCYF Distinguished Alumni Award Winner
From left: Jacob Shain of Newtown, Leo Hampel of Yardley, Drew Bush of Yardley and Andrew Hampel of Yardley