Dedham Savings Community Foundation Supports Jewish Community Center of Greater Boston
The Dedham Savings Community Foundation has donated $10,000 to the Jewish Community Center of Greater Boston (JCCGB). This grant will support building a ropes challenge course on the grounds of the JCCGB and home of Camp Kaleidoscope, which serves hundreds of campers each summer. The new challenge course will enhance adventure programming, team building, group cooperation, and build individual strength and resilience. The project will also add more variety to the outdoor physical activities offered at Camp Kaleidoscope.
ABOUT JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER OF GREATER BOSTON
JCCGB is a community organization that meets critical educational and recreational needs for families and individuals in the Greater Boston area. More than 50,000 people from 98 communities connect with JCCGB programs annually. JCCGB offers athletic, educational, theater, camp, and after-school programs at the flagship facility in Newton; four early learning centers in Greater Boston; family programming in metro north, west, and south; and summer day camps both onsite and in Dover/Westwood.
ABOUT DEDHAM SAVINGS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
The Dedham Savings Community Foundation is a privately funded foundation created by Dedham Savings in 2000 to provide financial support to charitable organizations that serve disadvantaged populations within the Bank’s community reinvestment area. These communities include Dedham, Needham, Norwood, Sharon, South Boston, Walpole, Westwood and contiguous areas. Typical requests are received from schools, libraries, family service organizations and non-profit organizations. The Trustees of the Foundation accept grant requests from community organizations and make awards twice per year.