JCC Cares Social Action Program

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.  – Anne Frank


Volunteer opportunities for all ages

JCC Cares logoOur community needs you! The JCC’s social action team brings our community together to perform Tikkun Olam (repairing the world) and Gemilut Hasadim (acts of loving kindness). Please join JCC Cares at one of our upcoming volunteer events: together we make a difference! 

Online registration for December 25th volunteer activities will open on November 13. 



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JCC Cares monthly events are designed for young and old, including special events that are designed specifically with families in mind.

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Yes, we "can" make a difference!

All donated cans will be given to Families Forward, helping the nonprofit distribute over 900 Thanksgiving baskets to OC families in need this holiday season. 

Collection bins:

• Front desk
• Aronoff Preschool
• Club J
• Fitness desk




Aronoff Preschool mitzvah opportunities

Mitzvah means good deed. Each month our preschool children and families are invited to participate in mitzvahs, repairing the world (tikkun olam). 

October: Costumes
November: Canned food drive
December: Toys
January: Women's Clothing and Accessories
February: Blankets and Coats
March: Books
April: Spa kits
May: New diapers
July: Canned foods


In Israel 

JCC Cares spent two weeks in Israel touring nonprofits and doing community service. Click here to read more.


For more information or to participate in any of these events, contact Heather Zucker at (949) 435-3400 ext.165 or