Arts

Arts

The Jonah Maccabee Dreskin Arts Fund offering young people dynamic learning experiences in visual and/or performance arts.

Social Justice

Social Justice

The Jonah Maccabee Dreskin Social Justice Fund making the world a better home for young people in need.

Jewish Life

Jewish Life

The Jonah Maccabee Dreskin Jewish Life Fund offering young people compelling opportunities to deepen their passion for Jewish living.

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Meet Some of Our Grant Recipients

MindLeaps Arts Fund

Creating educational paths for vulnerable children through creative arts. Staffed by dance instructors, educators, social workers, counselors and administrators, MindLeaps engages kids in fun dance classes that are part of a carefully crafted curriculum that aims to develop the key cognitive and social-emotional skills vital to success in school and work.

BlackLine Social Justice Fund

A 24-hour hotline geared towards the Black, Black LGBTQI, Brown, Native and Muslim community, BlackLine provides an anonymous and confidential avenue to report negative, physical, and inappropriate contact with police and vigilantes. BlackLine also provides immediate crisis counseling to those who are upset, need to talk with someone immediately, or are in distress.

First Nations Development Institute Social Justice Fund

The Covid-19 Emergency Response Fund of the First Nations Development Institute, is helping Native American families in California, New Mexico, the Pacific Northwest, New York, Navajo Nation, Hopi Tribe and other Covid-19 hotspots, to get through these difficult times.

6 Points Creative Arts Academy Jewish Life Fund

A summer camp program sponsored by the Union for Reform Judaism, which strives to create holistic, meaningful experiences for young artists in a living laboratory for learning and performing. The camp is housed at the Westtown School, a Quaker Boarding School on 600 acres located just 25 miles west of Philadelphia. Jonah adored the arts. He loved Jewish life. And summer camp was the only place to look for him in July and August.

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