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THEY DISCOVERED THE POWER OF GIVING…
… at the 2012 Jake’s Gigantic Give held at the former Kromer Radio Building. Hundreds of children and their parents attended over a two day period at the end of November 2012. They had their family photo taken, met their volunteer “angels”, read their “Mission Cards” and then went shopping for a child less fortunate than themselves. They wrapped their gifts, created personal holiday greetings and then donated their packages to the charity of their choice to be distributed to the families they serve. The children truly learned the power of giving at this magical event.
A letter of Gratitude from Children’s Aid Foundation
For more info, please visit www.veahavta.org.
Our second annual Genetics Awareness Week held November 20th – 27th was a great success, as was the genetics screening clinic held on Sunday, November 27th at Mount Sinai Hospital. Almost 100 people attended to be screened and over 1,000 referred to our website for information about Ashkenazi Genetic Diseases.
Birthday Wishes, Birthday Gifts Give your child the opportunity to give back to Jacob’s Ladder, the Canadian Foundation for Control of Neurodegenerative Disease through ECHOage the next time they celebrate their big day! Half the money raised online in honour … Continue reading
Support Jacob’s Ladder and Shop ’til you drop at www.goneshopping.ca. Between now and December 31st – Jake will continue to give when we give! www.goneshopping.ca will donate 15% of ALL proceeds (before tax and shipping, if applicable) to Jacob’s Ladder!
Use the CODE: JakeGives at checkout!
In May 2010, Jacob became a Bar Mitzvah! The Village Shul opened up to a spiritual ceremony of love, infinite opportunities and true miracles. Rabbi Hoch spoke about Jacob and Jacob’s life in ways that we couldn’t even imagine. As the choir sang, Jacob sang along. He knew that this wasn’t any ordinary day.
Back in the Fall we shared with Rabbi Hoch that we would like to do something really…
In May Orange Yellow Spa in Aurora held an outstanding event called ‘Spring on the Catwalk’ which included a live auction, silent auction, fantastic food and music and an AMAZING fashion show. Jeff and Lisa Barkley, owners of the spa, … Continue reading
Our smallest supporters come up with some amazing ways to raise funds such as the sale of lemonade, cookies, handmade creations at sidewalk storefronts and donations to Jacob’s Ladder in honour of their party guests rather than provide loot bags. … Continue reading