Kennedy Cares

Kennedy Cares is a JFK PTO program in which JFK families assist other families, within our school, who may be experiencing difficult times or have exceptional needs. This program has been successful in past years because many families offer to share their resources with those in need. We hope you will welcome the opportunity to make a positive difference for a child and/or family in your own school community by either making a monetary donation or becoming a Kennedy Cares Resource Volunteer.
Below you will find a Donation/Resource Volunteer Form listing the primary areas in which assistance is needed. If you wish to help in one or more of these areas, please complete the form and return it to your child’s homeroom teacher. Forms will be kept on file throughout the current school year only. As needs arise, the school social worker will contact the Kennedy Cares Coordinator, who will then contact the volunteer(s) who have indicated a desire to help in that particular area. All donations will be grouped together to be drawn on as the school social worker and Kennedy Cares Coordinator see fit. Strict confidentiality of the resource volunteers and the families receiving the assistance will be maintained at all times.
If you have any questions, please contact our Kennedy Cares Coordinator, Jackie Blancato, at
. The JFK PTO thanks you for your generosity and support.

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Kennedy Cares Donation/Resource Volunteer



Child’s Name:______________________________ Homeroom #___________Grade____________

I wish to help Kennedy Cares in its efforts to help our JFK community. Please contact me on an as needed basis for the area I have indicated below:

_____ One time monetary donation for school supplies, Thanksgiving Food Baskets, holiday gift
program, school activities like field trips (check enclosed, payable to JFK PTO)

_____ Contact me again if more funds are needed in the future and I will help if possible

_____ Purchase a holiday gift for a child (you will receive a list of needs/wishes of a child at that time)

_____ Exceptional and/or Emergency Needs (preparing a meal, etc.)

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