Ways To Give

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To say that we’re affected by our residents is a vast understatement. We are the proud bearer of their memories, and we appreciate the journey that has brought them here to us. We think of them as our extended family and we honor them as such.

As a nonprofit organization, we depend upon your support to provide the meaningful programs and activities that truly enrich their quality of life. When you make a donation, however large or small, you’re helping to continue this special tradition. Thank you for helping us to make a difference for the residents whom we are privileged to serve here at Seashore Gardens Living Center.

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Ways to Support Us

Consider donating to a specific fund that is meaningful to you. Our staff also always appreciates the “wish list” items which are funded through donations.

Our Wish List

Below is a list of items that will help us care for our residents:

  • Controlled Vacuum – $300
  • Spot Vital Signs Monitor – $1,500
  • Blood Pressure and Pulse Oximeter – $2,200
  • Resident Mini-Lift (Stand Assist) – $4,500
  • Resident Lift with Scale – $6,400
  • Courtyard Furniture – $15,000
  • Extra Large Transport Wheelchair with Leg Rests – $400

Programs and Funds

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Alzheimer’s Sensory Trail and Healing Garden

This garden provides an ever-changing kaleidoscope of colors and scents, and raised bed gardens that residents may tend.

Better Together

The teenagers from Kulanu School of Jewish Studies join our residents in this intergenerational program centered around Jewish values.

ItsNever2Late

Dignity Through Technology – This computer system helps residents maintain brain function in the areas of memory, attention, language, executive function and visual/spatial acuity. They also may connect via video chat with their families.

Jerusalem Wall

This one-of-a-kind artwork is prominently displayed. Donors are recognized on engraved Jerusalem stones and leaves.

June M. Cohen Family Connection Fund

This fund provides the essential connections for residents with their families via wi-fi and technology.

Kosher Preservation Fund

This fund is both an endowed and unrestricted revenue source, which guarantees that Seashore Gardens Living Center will forever remain kosher. The food costs of serving kosher food can be up to five times the amount of the same non-kosher items. The Passover season accounts for 20% ($30,000) of the additional food, labor and cleaning costs of keeping kosher for a year ($150,000) at Seashore Gardens Living Center.

Life and Legacy

Life and Legacy is a four-year partnership program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation that assists communities across North America, through partnerships with Jewish Federations and Foundations to promote after-lifetime giving to build endowments that will sustain valued organizations and vibrant Jewish communities for the next generation and beyond.

The Lillian Shifrin Education Fund

Lillian Shifrin’s daughters started this program in her honor and memory to fund the Jewish Lecture Series and other educational events.

Resident Birthday Fund

Each month, Seashore Gardens Living Center has a group birthday party for our residents. Parties include live performances, festive decorations, personalized cards and gifts, and cake.

Ruth and Stan Harris Memorial Music Fund

Created by Sharon Harris-Zlotnick in memory of her parents, Ruth & Stan Harris, this fund is also supported by the Odessa F. and Henry D. Kahrs Charitable Trust and the Harry L. Katz Memorial Foundation. Your gift of $200 will fund one musical activity. Your gift of $100 will provide a CD player for any resident unable to attend music activities. Your gift of $50 will supplement grant funds that pay for solo performers.

Tree of Life and Memorial Plaques

Honor or memorialize your loved one with a personalized inscription on a brass leaf for a $100 donation or rock for a $250 donation. Plaques to recognize an individual’s or family’s generosity are also available for the Sitting or Reading Room ($1,000), Resident’s Room ($5,000), Living Room ($10,000), and Courtyard ($15,000).

Volunteer

Whether it is volunteering once a year on Christmas day so employees may spend the day with their families, helping in the Gift Shop, or bringing your pet in for pet therapy visits, there are plenty of ways to get involved. Contact Missy Rundio, Director of Recreation and Volunteers, at (609) 748-4407 or at rundiom@seashoregardens.org.

Come visit us today!

The Simon & Sylvia Zisman Seashore Gardens Living Center is an independent, nonprofit home for the aged with over 100 years of service. Back in 1916 we started as a little house in Atlantic City, New Jersey. We’ve grown in services and location. Today we are on a 20 acre campus in Atlantic County, New Jersey. Come visit us today.

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