Milton & Betty Katz JCC Early Childhood Education Center Will present Tzedakah donations to Pennies for Pups

Tuesday, November 11

Jan Higbee presents check

MARGATE – The Milton & Betty Katz Jewish Community Center Early Childhood Education Center students will be presenting their Tzedakah donations to The Seeing Eye program “Pennies for Puppies” on Tuesday, November 11 at 9:15 a.m., in the school auditorium, 501 N. Jerome Avenue, Margate.

“Tzedakah is the Hebrew word describing the act of giving or charity, every Friday during Shabbat, the children donate money into our Tzedakah box and over the course of a few months decide as a group which charity to donate the money to,” according to Early Childhood Education Center Director Jan Higbee. “On Tuesday, November 11 we will be presenting a check to the “Pennies for Puppies” program in the amount of $300.”

Julia Koch of Margate pets the dog

Representative and Foster “Mom” Katie Salul of the Pennies for Puppies program will be bringing a few of the puppies she and her family are fostering to visit with the children, as well as accepting the check on behalf of the organization.

The “Pennies For Puppies” fundraising campaign of The Seeing Eye organization was founded to help raise awareness, money, medication and food for sick, injured and abandoned dogs in local animal shelters and foster care.

The Seeing Eye organization is a non-profit organization that supports no kill animal shelters.

Kids Pet dogs

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The mission of the Milton & Betty Katz JCC of Atlantic County is to foster an appreciation of Jewish identity, values and culture, to promote health, education and welfare of our members, to strengthen Jewish family life, to build a sense of community and ensure Jewish continuity for our children, our children’s children and ourselves.