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Katz JCC ACHaD Events For Individuals with Special NeedsACHaD Year-Round Events

The ACHaD Special Needs Department wants you and your family to feel welcome at the JCC and to feel part of a bigger community. We host a variety of events throughout the year including a Chanukah Dance Party, Passover Seder, Tess Norton Purim Basketball Classic, Art Gallery Reception, Bowl-A-Thon, and Community Resource Fair.

ACHaD Tess Norton Purim Classic

Join us for an evening of friends & fun activities including basketball (ACHaD Squadron team members) or art.  Enjoy delicious hamentshen and ice cream treats. This event is for individuals with special needs ages 12-adult & their families.

Proceeds for this event benefit the ACHaD Department.  Please RSVP by Friday, February 9, 2018.

This event is sponsored by the family of Tess Norton.  It is also done in partnership with ACHaD, the Raymond & Gertrude R. Saltzman Foundation and the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jeresy.

Questions?  Contact Greg D’Amico at [email protected] or 856-424-4444, x1204.

Date: Saturday, February 24, 7-9pm / Cost: $$15 per participant family / RSVP to Greg D’Amico


ACHaD Dance Party

Individuals with special needs and their families are invited to join your friends and enjoy a pasta dinner, ice cream bar, dancing and party games.  Please RSVP by December 3.

Date: Sunday, December 10, 5-7pm / Cost: $10/person / Register Online / RSVP to Greg D’Amico

ACHaD Passover Seder

Individuals with special needs and their families are invited to join us for a traditional Passover Seder and delicious dinner!

Cost: Free for individuals with special needs, $12 per family and friend / Contact Eileen Elias at [email protected] to RSVP or Download Registration Form (PDF)

Special Needs Resource Fair

Our Special Needs Resource Fair was a huge success with over  50 special needs programs and services in the South Jersey community. Download a copy of our vendor list (PDF).


Join us for an afternoon of fundraising, bowling, pizza and door prizes while supporting ACHaD programs and services.


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