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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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Lisa Golomb

Lisa Golomb

Lisa Golomb first got involved on the Campus through her son’s Mitzvah project six years ago. After a wonderful experience that “definitely left its mark on all of us,” she came back as a Lunch Bunch volunteer at Pleasantville Cottage School’s Cottage 21. An avid...

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Volunteers Noah Weissman and David Peikon

Volunteers Noah Weissman and David Peikon

Noah Weissman and David Peikon, best friends from Chappaqua and Temple Beth El, were weekly volunteer tutors last year at Edenwald Center as part of their bar mitzvah requirement. Noah is a fourth-generation JCCA volunteer. It is a tradition started by his...

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