Super Sunday moves to October and makes plan to engage all ages

September 16, 2018

What’s Happening

Sunday, October 21, 10 am—1 pm,

Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus

Breakfast starts at 9:30 am for volunteer callers

Super Sunday comes early this year, so mark calendars and get ready to “rise up.” Be the secret ingredient which makes a successful 2019 Annual Campaign—make the call, take the call, donate — and make a difference in the lives of Jews at home and around the world.

Sponsored by Coastal Towne Mortgage, Super Sunday 2019 will bring together volunteers to raise funds for the Campaign. Those dollars will travel across the community and around the world—helping meet critical needs, including poverty and hunger, Jewish education and identity building, and assistance for new immigrants in Israel, for Holocaust survivors in Eastern Europe, and for Jews of all ages and backgrounds, no matter what or where the challenges exist.

“I am so excited to celebrate and raise money for this amazing community on October 21,” says Amie Harrell, Super Sunday vice chair. “We are planning a fun, family friendly event for everyone to enjoy while we join forces to sustain the future of our community.”

In addition to volunteer calling opportunities, this year’s Super Sunday event will feature a variety of activities for the entire family, including: a bounce house, community shuk (market), family portraits with Israeli caricature artist Hanoch Piven, and the Cookie Jar Project, where kids will put treats in cookies jars to be sent to local Jewish partners.

Hanoch Piven, Israel Today artist-in-residence, will inspire creativity with hands-on family workshops. He will also speak about the connection between the brain’s abilities to perceive faces as well as to adapt, evolve, and be creative. Piven has two workshops, at 10 am and 12 pm, which will allow everyone the opportunity to participate and volunteer.

Hosted by UJFT’s Young Adult Division, Super Sunday 2019 is taking place earlier than it has in previous years to accelerate this year’s campaign.

Jeremy Krupnick, Super Sunday chair is excited for both the event and the opportunity to show the next generation of Jewish leaders the importance of giving back to the community.

“I think it is important that children not only learn about Tikkun Olam, but actually see it being practiced by the adults they interact with on a regular basis,” Krupnick says. “I think it will be a positive influence on both them, and our community, to see Super Sunday in action.”

For more information, contact YAD director Jasmine Amitay at jamitay@ujft.org or 757.965.6138.

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