33rd Annual Jewish Family Service Home Tour Raises $60,000; Proceeds benefit Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore
CVL Designs pros Tracy Simone and Tia Bucci showcase an immaculately appointed home on Union Avenue in Margate during the 33rd annual JFS Home Tour on August 1. Guests from the tri-state area attended the event which raised $60,000 to support the Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore program. (Photo and content courtesy of Atlantic and Cape May Counties Jewish Family Service)
More than 500 attendees enjoyed an afternoon strolling through six stunning homes in Longport and Margate during the 33rd annual Jewish Family Service Homes Tour.
The event, sponsored by Surroundings Interiors, raised $60,000 to benefit the Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at JFS program which provides essential transportation, care coordination, meal delivery and socializing for adults ( 50 and over).
“We at JFS were delighted to welcome the popular House Tour after a two-year hiatus. Attendees enjoyed an exclusive look inside Downbeach homes which featured state-of-the-art kitchens, ornate light fixtures and hardware, beautiful decor, breathtaking views, and more. We are grateful to the owners who graciously opened the doors to their residences for this agency fundraiser,” said Andrea Steinberg, CEO of JFS.
Special thanks to the House Tour committee – Rene Kane, Hope Morgan, Hanna Newcomer, Jodi Reece, Sarah Rosenthal, Beth Shor, Pam Sinderbrand, Michele Sloane and Lesley Weinberg – who organized the successful event, guaranteeing guests and owners memorable experience. In addition, nearly 90 volunteers devoted their day to contributing to the success of the benefit event.
Over 70 VIPs took the tour to the next level with door-to-door transportation, priority entry to homes, and goody bags.
VIP sponsors for the house tour included Avalon Flooring, Cooper Levenson and Team Novelli. As part of the fundraiser, Oasis Property Group served as the lunch sponsor and attendees enjoyed a delicious selection of food courtesy of Essl’s Dugout and TacocaT food trucks.
Home sponsors included Berkshire Hathaway, Candice Adler Designs, Coast Tile & Marble Supply, Colmar Kitchen and Bath, Fox Rehabilitation, Geoscape Solar, Island Builders, JAB Design Group, Macy’s, Right at Home, Roth-Goldstein Memorial Chapel and TJC Architect.
Commercial sponsors were Clay’s Climate Control, Euro Line Designe and Le Fashion Cottage. Additionally, attendees enjoyed shopping and picked up information and giveaways from Pop-Up sponsors – Island Builders, Sotheby’s International Realty, Sunset Outpost, and Willis of Pennsylvania. Additionally, each home featured on-site sponsors so attendees could interact with kitchen designers, architects and builders.
The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore at JFS is a membership program that offers a variety of concierge, volunteer, professional and socializing services for adults (50+) in the community.
With over 200 members, including 25 Holocaust survivors, the program offers intergenerational events, transportation, grocery and delivery, kosher meals on wheels, care coordination, and more.
Lucky raffle ticket holders won fabulous prizes including a $200 Downbeach Express gift card, overnight stay and dinner at the Ocean Casino Resort, and a stunning Lagos necklace from Roberts Fine Jewelers, plus checks -gifts for restaurants, shops and lifestyle from Dino’s Subs and Pizza, Dock’s Oyster House, Hannah G’s, Knit Wit, Latrice Fashion, New Jersey Yoga Zone, Performance Pickleball, Sasscer’s Cheesecakes and Ventura’s Greenhouse.
Additionally, Walmart, Resorts Casino Hotel and Starkman Distributors graciously donated bottled water and snacks.
The House Tour committee is already looking for houses for next year’s tour, scheduled for August 7, 2023.
About Jewish Family Service
Jewish Family Service of Atlantic and Cape May Counties (JFS) fosters strong families, thriving children, healthy adults, energetic seniors, and vibrant communities.
With dozens of program areas, JFS specializes in counseling, mental health services, homeless programs, professional services, adult and elder services, and also hosts a food pantry on square.
The agency impacts 13,000 lives in Atlantic and Cape May counties each year.
JFS’s mission is to motivate and empower people to realize their potential and improve their quality of life.
In keeping with Jewish values and the spirit of tikkun olam (healing the world), JFS provides services with integrity, compassion, respect and professionalism, regardless of religion, race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity , their age or their origin.
For more information or to keep up to date with events and programs, visit JFS at jfsatlantic.org or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.
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