JCC Tribute Cards

Sending a tribute card is an excellent way to honor a memory or an accomplishment while simultaneously supporting the Simon Family JCC. These cards can be sent for any reason including birthdays, B’nai mitzvahs, graduations, and more!

Our tribute card program features a selection of local Jewish artists who have made a significant contribution to cultural arts in the Jewish community. For an $18 minimum donation, you may send a tribute card to honor someone’s special occasion that features a local Jewish artist and provides a donation that supports a variety of JCC program areas. You may also requests a packet of blank tribute cards for a donation of $25.

Click here to purchase a Tribute Card

We greatly appreciate your support in helping the JCC grow stronger as a thriving community center. Todah Rabah (Thank You) for allowing us to continue to provide a welcoming home that enriches the lives of thousands of people in our community.

Here are the following card options:

tleon1-webTelsa Leon received her BA in Studio Art from Old Dominion University.  She has been a participant in numerous juried shows, including the Irene Leach Show at the Chrysler Museum.  She has a painting hanging in the permanent collection in the Law School at the University of Virginia.  The painting on the reverse side entitled Community is on permanent display at the Simon Family JCC and reflects Leon’s commitment to Jewish peoplehood and cultural arts and makes reference to all those whose efforts brought the Sandler Campus and Simon Family JCC to fruition.

*of blessed memory


ArleneKesser-webArlene Berman Kesser, a Norfolk native, has been active in the Arts since 1959. She is a recipient of many art awards including “Best in Show” at the Virginia Beach Boardwalk Art Show and is a graduate of ODU, Sum Cum Laude in Fine Arts. This painting, Joseph’s Coat on permanent display at the Simon Family JCC reflects her eye for vibrant colors and strong commitment to Jewish values.




abraham-webAnne Abraham, the Simon Family JCC’s youth artist, dreams of traveling to Israel and has always possessed a love and interest in Judaism.  This particular rendition, entitled The Fruit of Our Lifesymbolizes for Anne the fruit bearing trees in the Garden of Eden which held both the Tree of Life and the Tree of Knowledge.

To request a Tribute Card:
Click here to process a single Tribute Card request online. Tribute Cards will be mailed with 24 hours of the request being received.
Click here to request a packet of five blank Tribute Cards (packet includes one of each).