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Bingo Night Live!

Bingo Night Live!

On Sunday afternoon Pleasantville youth volunteers and residents streamed into a packed Edenwald rec building for JCCA’s first-ever Bingo Night Live. Emcees Sandi Rosenthal and Labe Eden called out the numbers as arms shot in the air and excited winners jumped from...

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Summer Fun with Volunteers and Donors

Summer Fun with Volunteers and Donors

Summer is here and––with the help of some extraordinarily generous donors and volunteers––our Pleasantville residents are living it up. Before the pandemic, AFLAC reached out to us to ask if their employees could spend a day on campus. Though Covid delayed things a...

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Anna Cuneo: Mentor

Anna Cuneo: Mentor

“I plan to be there for her as long as she needs me.” Anna Cuneo decided to become a mentor on JCCA’s Pleasantville Cottage Campus three years ago after being a Lunch Bunch volunteer. For the past year, she has been working with Keyanna, an intelligent, lively...

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January is National Mentoring Month

January is National Mentoring Month

Mentors can change a child’s life, and mentors on the Pleasantville Cottage Campus do just that. They make meaningful differences in the lives of campus residents and in their own lives. In celebration of National Mentoring Month, we share some examples of what campus...

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Giving Hope

Giving Hope

Hope Wolfe and her two children, Devon and Garrett, and her husband, Gavin, have been volunteering at JCCA’s Pleasantville Cottage Campus for more than six years. The Wolfe family increased its involvement when Devon and her brother became junior tutors while in...

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Lisa Kolker Brocato, Volunteer

Lisa Kolker Brocato, Volunteer

Five years ago, Lisa Kolker Brocato moved from London to Westchester County with her family. After a very busy career in international business consulting, she was ready to devote time to volunteering. She met JCCA volunteer Stephanie Spiegel who introduced her to the...

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