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JCL Chosen to Participate in Endow Hartford 21

JCL, the West Hartford-base Jewish Association for Community Living, has been chosen as a participant in the matching gift program launched by Henry Zachs.


The Jewish Association for Community Living is pleased to share that they will be participating in local philanthropist, Henry Zachs’ visionary endeavor, Endow Hartford 21.

“Henry Zachs and the Zachs family need no introduction when it comes to their commitment to community in general, and the nonprofit community in particular. Endow Hartford 21 is another example in a long history of not only direct generous giving by the Zachs family, but also in motivating others to do likewise. So many people in need will be better off when Endow Hartford 21 achieves its goals,” said Deans Geary, executive director of JCL.

Endow Hartford 21 is a new matching gift endowment program, initiated by the Zachs family and supported by other lead donors who believe in the nonprofit community across Greater Hartford. The 1:2 match seeks to inspire donors to give generously to support the long-term future of the organizations they love. Organizations need endowments to secure their future. An endowment helps organizations sustain their mission during periods of revenue fluctuations and adapt over time. One donor can make gifts to as many organizations as they choose, with the understanding that a donor is also defined as a household. A gift made to any organization will qualify for a match only if your annual gift to that organization has also been made.

Endowing the Jewish Association for Community Living’s future is the next step to ensuring that they are able to provide lifelong supports to West Hartford residents with developmental disabilities. The match became available June 1, 2021 and is available through June 30, 2022 – but its impact will last forever.

Anyone who is interested in making a gift to JCL’s endowment, may contact Sarah Winiarski at [email protected] or 860-522-5225 ext. 2239.

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