Chairman’s Society (CS), the Major Giving Society of Schoke JFS, unites our most committed partners in our mission to build
strong, healthy communities and to sustain families and individuals through all of life’s challenges.

With a minimum annual contribution of $3,600, these dedicated philanthropic leaders receive invitations to special events,
are recognized on our agency website and are featured prominently in our publications.

Society Levels

Silver – $3,600 – $4,999
Benefits include:

· Certificate of Membership and exclusive gift
· Recognition in print and online
· Priority registration, premium seating and name recognition at Schoke JFS events

Gold – $5,000 – $9,999

Benefits include all Silver Level benefits, plus:
· Invitation to Major Givers event
· Exclusive briefing with program staff
· Special invitation to events addressing social issues impact Schoke JFS’ work in the community

Platinum – $10,000+

Benefits include all Silver and Gold Level benefits, plus:
· Curated email updates from program/agency staff
· Invitation to Platinum Society Donor Event
· Private briefing with staff and client
· Exclusive visit from Mobile Food Pantry
· Dinner with President & CEO and Board Chair


Much like our evolving social services agency, as a Chairman’s Society (CS) member you are a force that responds to the challenges with the highest degree of commitment, passion, enthusiasm, and generosity increasing the impact for those who most need the services and benefits of Schoke JFS.

Above and Beyond

Schoke JFS has attracted a community of more than 1,200 annual donors who are committed to supporting our community through our many and constantly evolving services, year in and year out. As a Chairman’s Society member, you take this commitment to a higher level, securing this strong, viable present while dedicating yourselves to ensuring the future.

Elayne and James Schoke Jewish Family Service of Fairfield County is a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit organization (Tax Id: 06-1130830). All donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

PLATINUM $10,000+
Stephanie and Joshua Bilenker
B.L. Manger Foundation
Carol and Andrew Boas
Mimi Cohen
Rhoda and Avram Freedberg
Nancy and Richard Freedman
Naomi and Joel Freedman
Julia Marx and Andrew Genser
Brian Gold
Nan and Paul Gordon
Grecia Gross
Meryl and Ronald Japha
Rena and Josh Kopelman
Lapine Charitable Trust
Tamar and Jason Levine
Louis J Kuriansky Foundation
Ellie and Mort Lowenthal
Sandra Mehl z”l
Lois and Jeff Meyer
Nancy and Gadi Mimoun
Marguerite and Kenneth Neuhaus
Shani Cohen and Gil Orbach
Rosalyn and Dr. Lazaro Pomeraniec
Joyce and Steven Rosenthal
Ruth Krauss Foundation
Barry Sternlicht
Betsy and Michael Stone

GOLD $5,000 – $9,999
Adrienne and Michael Alexander
Bruce and Nancy Blasnik
Judith Bragin z”l
Henry Bubel
The Claire Helsing Foundation
Ellen and Gary Davis
Gibor Charitable Foundation
Jennifer and Lawrence Goichman
Susan and Art Greenwald
Amy and Neil Katz
Jillian and Anthony Klaff
Shelley Leibowitz
Toby Lazarus and Allan Lichtenberg
Susan and Len Mark
Kori and William Meyers
Elayne Prince
Daniel K. and Betty Roberts Foundation
Terry Newman and David Rubin
Gloria and Randy Skigen
Edith Samers and Edward Smith
Beverly and David Stein
Laura and Seth Tobin

SILVER $3,600 – $4,999
Jeri and Mark Appel
Judith Block
Jodi and Richard Boxer
Jessie and David Brand
Perry Braun
Andrea and David M. Cohen
Jason Fischman
Sally and Larry Kleinman
Nicki Kornbluth and Benjy Ratzersdorfer
Sharon and Jeffrey Lewis
Esther and Harvey Rein
Sherri and Allen Rosenthal
Gayle and Howard Rothman
Ronnie and Steven Sichel

My wife and I implicitly believe in the quality and integrity of Schoke Jewish Family Service programs. We became Chairman’s Society members to guarantee these services are available to all in our community who need them.

Mother of 5 children, client of Case Management Services