Three More JCCs Get Grant to Fight Childhood Obesity with Discover CATCH

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Three Jewish Community Centers have received a grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) through its “Healthy Kids, Healthy Families” initiative to implement JCC Association’s program Discover: CATCH Early Childhood. The JCCs in Dallas, San Antonio, and Houston will now be able to train staff to put into operation the early-childhood nutrition-and-activity […]

Discover CATCH Gets a Second Round of Funding

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The Florida Blue Foundation granted our Discover CATCH: Early Childhood program almost $100,000 for a second round of training at JCCs in Florida, a tribute to the program’s effectiveness. It was one of only four programs to receive additional funding. “We will be able to train staff members from two more JCCs in Florida, Adolph […]

Jared Foundation Funds Discover: CATCH Training

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Staff members from four JCCs will be learning techniques to combat childhood obesity, thanks to a generous grant from the Jared Foundation. Jared Fogle, spokesperson for SUBWAY® sandwich shops and founder of the foundation, endorsed JCC Association’s Discover: CATCH program last year and the foundation has contributed to help train JCC staff in different parts […]

JCC Association Featured as Effective Agency in Obesity Fight

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“To tackle obesity, the Jewish Community Center (JCC) Association focused on one simple premise: it’s much easier to create good health habits than it is to change bad ones.” With this introduction, JCC Association has been featured as a particularly effective agency in the nation’s battle against obesity in Trust for America’s Health 2012 report […]

Jared Fogle of SUBWAY Helps Launch Discover CATCH: Early Childhood

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Jared Fogle, spokesperson for SUBWAY® sandwich shops and founder of The Jared Foundation,  appeared on  March 14 at the JCCs of Greater Boston to announce a strategic partnership with JCC Association to combat childhood obesity. Discover: CATCH Early Childhood, a new JCC Association initiative being piloted at the six Boston JCC preschools, as well as […]

This Shabbat, Unplug and Slow Down

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JCC Association is partnering with Reboot for the National Day of Unplugging (NDU) this weekend. The NDU is part of a larger project called the Sabbath Manifesto, which encourages hyper-connected and frequently frantic people of all backgrounds to re-embrace a day of rest. The National Day of Unplugging runs from sundown Friday, March 23, to sundown, […]

Grant from Florida BC/BS Foundation to Help 8 JCCs

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JCC Association has received a $98,200 grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Foundation (BCBSF Foundation) to help eight Florida Jewish Community Centers combat childhood obesity: Jewish Community Alliance, Jacksonville Lori & Eric Ross JCC, Boynton Beach JCC of the Greater Palm Beaches, Palm Beaches JCC at Jack & Lee Rosen Southwest Orlando […]

Jared Foundation in Partnership with JCC Association to Combat Childhood Obesity

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Jared Fogle, spokesperson for SUBWAY® sandwich shops and founder of The Jared Foundation, will be appearing on Wednesday, March 14, 10 a.m. at the JCCs of Greater Boston in Newton, Massachusetts to announce a strategic partnership with JCC Association to combat childhood obesity. Fogle’s Jared Foundation will be providing funds to the JCCs of Greater […]

Discover @ the JCC Partners with JGDC to Combat Genetic Diseases

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Discover@theJCC, JCC Association’s holistic wellness initiative, has partnered with the Jewish Genetic Disease Consortium (JGDC) to provide important information to couples and families dealing with genetic disorders.  Randy Gold, the 2011 JFNA Communal Hero, a native of Charleston, South Carolina, has been struggling with his daughter Eden’s diagnosis of ML4, one of the 19 testable Jewish genetic diseases. […]

Club One Named as “Best in Class” Provider for JCCs

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Club One has officially partnered with JCC Association as a “Best in Class” provider of fitness and membership services.  A leader in fitness management for over twenty years, Club One has worked successfully with many JCCs for the past ten years.   Club One is a nationally recognized leader in the industry, developing award-winning fitness and wellness solutions that […]

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