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A Day of Indulgence for Women Struggling in Orange County

Published Thursday, January 24, 2019

 

 

February 19, 2019 –The Merage Jewish Community Center’s stalwarts of social action, JCC Cares, will host its 8th annual It’s All About You event, providing a day of indulgence to the clients of five of Orange County’s critical support nonprofits. Last year, 100 women indulged in the festive day and this year more than 150 guests are expected to be pampered with homemade lunches, new hairstyles, clothes, manicures, skin care and, for many, a boost of self-confidence.

“That’s why we do it. The confidence that you see building throughout the day, and the sense of sisterly support amidst volunteers and guests, makes it all worth it,” explains, Caryn Altman, who, along with friend and fellow volunteer, Julie Sherman, have been leading the event for its eight years. “That and I love to shop, eat, and do good!”

Over 60 volunteers from area health and beauty businesses will provide professional outfits, free haircuts and styles, manicures, massages, and facials.

When larger space was needed to accommodate the growing number of guests, Sisters of St. Joseph’s convent in Orange offered space. Guests will join the from: WisePlace

Grandma’s House of Hope
Families Forward
Thomas House
Bethany

“It’s truly a community affair. Many of our volunteers have expressed that they received as much back as they gave.”

 

 

About JCC Cares
Embracing the Jewish value of tikkun olam, repairing the world, JCC Cares develops and executes over 100 volunteer projects every year. Events are developed by volunteers for volunteers with nonprofit partners and impact throughout Orange County. Young and old, from 2 to 92 years of age, families and individuals, are making a difference in the community with JCC Cares.