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Chapter History

Since 1952, the Brooklyn Chapter of Jack and Jill of America has been committed to engaging in community service, promoting health and wellness, and establishing a solid foundation grounded in philanthropy, leadership, and academic achievement for our children.  Today, with seventy-four families, we continue to activate against the national organizations’ motto “Let’s Work, Let’s Play, Let’s Live Together.

As the Chapter charges forward into our new program year (2014-2015), we look forward to fulfilling the national organizations theme:  “Power and Potential: Parents Empowering Youth through Leadership Development, Cultural Heritage and Community Service.”  With eighteen (18) formal committees in place including Fundraising, Charities, Technology, and Community Service, the Chapter is constantly identifying opportunities and cultivating relationships in order to support a variety of efforts in Brooklyn and around the nation.  From supporting recovery efforts of Sandy hurricane victims by physically donating clothes and food to organizing Political Brunches for our teens at the United Nations, we are going for the gold!

The Brooklyn Chapter of Jack and Jill of America will continue to act as an important pillar in our community in order to empower and enrich the lives of our families.  We look forward to sharing our accomplishments and endeavors that will hopefully encourage all families around the nation to stand tall and take hold of the power we have to develop tomorrow’s leaders.