All posts tagged Jumpstart

Tackling homelessness one-on-one

THERE was a precise moment when Jewish millennial Gali Blacher and her friend Madelyn Jones knew they would create The Good Box, a social enterprise tackling the sapping isolation of homelessness by providing opportunities for anyone to purchase, and personally give, useful everyday items to individuals in need.

Supporting social change makers

SOME of Australia's top business and entrepreneurial minds will headline the judging panel at this year's third JCA Jumpstart annual pitch event on Wednesday, December 5.

Fighting back on BRCA

“OTHER than fear, I felt empowered," said 39-year-old Sydney-based resident Amanda Isenberg as she described her reaction upon receiving the troubling, life-changing news that she is a carrier of a fault in the BRCA1 gene at age 29.

Building for the future

AS JCA gears up for another year of events, the organisation’s president Stephen Chipkin has reflected on the “interesting, challenging and exciting” year that was, flagging JCA’s engagement with the younger generation as one of the key highlights.

JCA help us

JCA: ‘Help us write our future’

JCA’s annual fundraising campaign saw the community gather at Hoyts in the Entertainment Quarter this week for a series of engaging events including a screening of a short film showcasing the JCA’s various member organisations.

JCA jumpstarts innovation

The Sydney Jewish community gathered at White City on Thursday night to raise a glass to the newly opened Jumpstart Innovation Hub.