JCC Receives $180K for Campus Project

YOUNGSTOWN – The Jewish Community Center of Youngstown has received $180,000 in grants for its campus and community revitalization project.

Donations include $70,000 from the Western Reserve Health Foundation, $50,000 from the Youngstown Foundation, $30,000 from the Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation, and $30,000 from an anonymous donor.

The funds will be used to revitalize the JCC outdoor campus, an open, public space to encourage active living in the local community. The campus and community revitalization project will focus on people of all ages from Mahoning and Trumbull counties, enhancing quality of life, health, wellness and social well-being.

Included will be community pickleball courts, infant and toddler playground, Noah’s Park, multi-acre playground, quarter-mile walking and running trail, community garden, green space, pavilion, and dedicated areas for free play.

The JCC will create more recreational programming utilizing the upgraded space to encourage members of all generations to become more physically active.

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