33rd Annual Tour of Jewish Family Service Homes Raises $60,000 to Benefit Lynn Kramer Village Near the Shore | Down the beach
MARGATE — More than 500 participants strolled through six homes in Longport and Margate during the 33rd annual Jewish Family Service Home 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 years and over.
“At JFS, we 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 of 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, ensuring guests and owners a memorable stay. live. In addition, nearly 90 volunteers devoted their day to contributing to the success of the benefit event.
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Over 70 VIPs took the tour to the next level with door-to-door transportation, priority entry to homes, and goodie 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 selection of dishes courtesy of food trucks Essl’s Dugout and TacocaT.
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 got information and refreshments 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.
Raffle ticket prizes included a $200 Downbeach Express gift card, overnight stay and dinner at Ocean Casino Resort and a Lagos necklace from Roberts Fine Jewelers, as well as gift certificates for dining, shopping and the lifestyle of 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 donated water and snacks.
The House Tour committee is already scouting for homes for next year’s tour, scheduled for August 7, 2023. For more information, contact Beth Joseph at [email protected] For more information on JFS programs and services, visit jfsatlantic.org.