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Jewish Family Service ‘It’s Game Time!’ Event Raises $33,000

Funds will support children and family programs.

(Left to right): Brett Matik, Jennifer Gormley Reese, Ed Reese, Scott Brown, Patty Brown, and Todd Arsenault attended the Jewish Family Service ‘It’s Game Time!’ fundraiser hosted at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino on March 26. Guests mingled, enjoyed appetizers and snacks, and had a chance to win prizes. The event raised $33,000 to support JFS programs and services. (Photo courtesy of Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties)

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Guests enjoyed an evening of buckets and baskets at the ‘It’s Game Time!’ fundraiser hosted by Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties on March 26.

(Left): JFS Chief Executive Officer Andrea Steinberg and Beth Joseph, JFS Senior Director of Communications and Donor Relations, (far right) welcomed Jim Heald and Christine Owen from Bernie Robbins Jewelers to the ‘It’s Game Time!’ fundraiser hosted at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino on March 26. Guests had a chance to win a stunning tri-pearl necklace, courtesy of Bernie Robbins Jewelers. The event raised $33,000 to support JFS programs and services. (Photo courtesy of Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties)

The basketball-themed event, which was held at The Wave Nightclub & Lounge in the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino Atlantic City, raised $33,000 to support JFS programs and services.

“After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, we were thrilled to be able to host the ‘It’s Game Time!’ event and raise funds to support the agency. Held during the NCAA Men’s Tournament, attendees showed their spirit by wearing their favorite collegiate team jersey while watching games on the large screen televisions,” said Andrea Steinberg, JFS Chief Executive Officer.


(Left to right): Barbara Brown, Len Golden, Ann Thoresen, and Gary Thoresen attended the Jewish Family Service ‘It’s Game Time!’ fundraiser hosted at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino on March 26. Guests wore their favorite jersey to the sports-themed event which raised $33,000 to support JFS programs and services. (Photo courtesy of Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties)

A special thanks to our event sponsors including Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Morgan Stanley – The Malamut Group, Andi & David Goldberg, Margaret & Howard Goldberg, Fox Rothschild, Fitzpatrick, Bongiovanni & Kelly, Hankin, Sandman, Palladino, Weintrob & Bell, Harrison Beverage, Mark Lippman, Merrill Lynch & Bank of America, OceanFirst Bank, Scott Brown Insurance, Wise Family Eye Center, and Marsha & Herman Zell.

(Left to right): Larry Kaufman, Barry Goff, Lynne Kaufman, Shannon Goff, Melissa Wolfe, and Ken Wolfe mingled at the Jewish Family Service ‘It’s Game Time!’ fundraiser hosted at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino on March 26. Guests enjoyed food and beverages as well as a chance to watch action-packed college basketball at the sports-themed event which raised $33,000 to support JFS programs and services. (Photo courtesy of Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties)

Guests mingled, played corn hole and beer pong, and enjoyed game day treats including hors d’oeuvres, assorted burger, chicken and vegetable sliders, soft pretzels, popcorn, and signature cocktails. Raffle baskets featured golf outings, restaurant gift cards, casino hotel accommodations with dining, and more.

One lucky guest won a stunning tri-pearl necklace, courtesy of Bernie Robbins Jewelers, valued at $620.

‘It’s Game Time’ marks the return of the agency’s full line-up of fundraising events.

For more information on upcoming fundraisers or to get involved with an event committee, contact Kirby Reed, JFS Communications and Donor Relations Specialist, at 609.822.1108 x144 or kreed@jfsatlantic.org.

For more information about JFS programs and services, please visit jfsatlantic.org.

(Left to right): Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties Board Vice President Melissa Rosenblum, and Antoinette and Eric Wood attended the ‘It’s Game Time!’ JFS fundraiser at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino on March 26. Guests wore their favorite jersey to the sports-themed event which raised $33,000 to support JFS programs and services. (Photo courtesy of Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties)

About Jewish Family Service

Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties (JFS) encourages strong families, thriving children, healthy adults, energized seniors, and vital communities.

With dozens of program areas, JFS specializes in counseling, mental health services, homeless programs, vocational services, adult and older adult services, and also hosts an on-site food pantry.

The agency impacts 13,000 lives throughout Atlantic and Cape May Counties each year.

JFS’ mission is to motivate and empower people to realize their potential and enhance their quality of life.

In keeping with Jewish values and the spirit of tikkun olam (healing the world), JFS provides services with integrity, compassion, respect and professionalism regardless of their religion, race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, age or background.

For more information or to keep up-to-date with events and programs, visit JFS at jfsatlantic.org or follow on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.