While we can’t celebrate with you in person, the Jewish Community Council of the
Rockaway Peninsula (JCCRP) Annual Legislative Breakfast is slated to take place
virtually on Sunday, May 30 th , at 10AM.
The JCCRP’s accomplishments are many. The dedicated staff and volunteers booked
over 2,000 COVID-19 vaccines, has distributed over 1,000 tons of nutritious food, given
out over 350,000 masks, supported hundreds of struggling single mothers, Holocaust
survivors and many others facing crises.
But how does this all happen?
Who funds these crucial services?
And how do we make sure our community continues to receive these crucial services?
The JCCRP relies heavily on the strong partnership of elected officials, generous
foundations and its strong non-profit partners. These relationships benefit the entire
community, allowing for thousands of services with very little expense to community
This breakfast is one of the few occasions during the year in which the Rockaway
Jewish Community has the opportunity to come together and demonstrate our strength
and gratitude as a community to the elected officials, city and state agencies and other
groups with whom we relate. It is also an opportunity to collectively thank individuals
who have rendered services to the Jewish Community and made it the remarkable
place we all know. The legislative breakfast is an opportunity to demonstrate the
amazing things we can accomplish when government and the social services work hand
This year we will be honored to hear from a number of elected officials and community
leaders in a concise and exciting 35 minute presentation. Speakers include, UJA
Federation of NY’s CEO Eric Goldstein, Met Council’s CEO David Greenfield, our new
NYC Councilmember Selvena Brooks-Powers and many of our longtime friends and
Your attendance and participation in this breakfast is the best advertisement for the
community and is a source of encouragement and gratitude for the many individuals
and institutions that work together with the JCCRP to make our community an even
better place to live. We hope to see you there!