Support Your JCC

Every day at the JCC of the North Shore, we make a powerful and positive impact in people’s lives and in the Jewish community. As the most visited Jewish institution on the North Shore, we serve thousands of people with award-winning Early Childhood, Health & Wellness, Camp, Jewish and Cultural programming. We can't do it without you, our generous supporters! Please consider making a tax-deductible gift. By supporting the JCC today you can help us:

Make upgrades and energy-efficient improvements across the building..

Offer more financial assistance to families in need.

Build on the success of our Special Needs Inclusion Program at camp with expanded, year-round programming.

Grow our Jewish and cultural programming, with our North Shore International Film Festival, Jewish Book Month, Torah Hub, Israel-related speakers and more.

Your support will make a difference in the lives of many! Please make your gift today securely online. You can also bring a donation to the JCC Welcome Center or mail it to JCCNS, 4 Community Road, Marblehead, MA 01945. THANK YOU! 

There are many ways you can support the JCCNS, including those listed below.  For more information, please contact Development Associate Karen Bar-Or, Development Associate or

Year-Round Giving

Your gift will help the JCC of the North Shore offer enriching and important programming for children through seniors.

Memorials or Tributes

Memorials or tributes remember or acknowledge a special person with a gift to the JCCNS. We will send a Tribute Card to acknowledge your contribution of over $18 to those you wish to notify. 

Chai Benefactor Membership

Chai Benefactor Membership is a special membership category at the JCC, created in the spirit of the word Chai, which is Hebrew for life.

Chai Benefactor Membership includes JCC membership dues and Health Center membership. Chai members enjoy many perks, including

  • Chai gym bag
  • Gold key card
  • Special events
  • Three Guest Passes to use to invite friends and family to the JCC
  • $75 coupon to use on any fee-based fitness classes/programs (not including our Intro to Personal Training package)

A portion of your Chai membership (donation minus JCC dues and Health Center membership) is tax deductible.

Sponsor a Program or Event

You or your business can sponsor one of the JCC's popular events/programs and receive positive exposure among JCC members and the community. Sponsorship opportunities include the JCC Golf Outing, Film Festival, Jewish Book Month, Triathlon by the Sea and more.

Endowment & Planned Giving

Endowment gifts may be structured in many ways. You can..

  • Create an endowment to perpetuate your annual support. This is a wonderful way to sustain your lifelong investment in your community.
  • Establish your own restricted endowment fund to benefit specific programs, including Early Childhood, Summer Camp, Jewish Programming etc.
  • Designate your contribution for JCCNS' unrestricted endowment. In many ways, unrestricted gifts are the most powerful. They give the JCCNS the flexibility to use your gift for the greatest good and to respond to our community's changing needs.

Want to know more? Please contact JCCNS Executive Director Marty Schneer at 781-476-9900 or


Corporate Sponsorships/Matching Gifts

Our Corporate Sponsors enjoy a variety of benefits, including special recognition in press releases, in our popular eblasts and at JCCNS.ORG. For more on our Corporate Sponsors, click HERE.

Matching Gifts: Corporations have chosen this method to support their employees’ good will as well as supporting charitable organizations. You or your spouse’s company may match your personal donation. Contact your personnel/human resources department and forward the matching gift form to the J.

For more information or if you have questions about different ways to give, please contact Development Associate Karen Bar-Or at 781-476-9902 or