It’s all about the kids

One Happy Camper

The Papernick Family Foundation, in partnership with the Jewish Federation’s Centennial Fund for a Jewish Future and the Foundation for Jewish Camp, offers grants to children attending Jewish overnight camp for the first time:
$700 for a period of 12-18 consecutive days, or $1000 for a period of 19 consecutive days or more.

Pasta/Pancakes Before Passover

Spend time with PJ Library and other families in the days before Passover.

Have a hot meal and a lot of pre-Passover fun!


J-Serve is a peer led volunteer organization for teens in 6th through 12th grade.


The Jewish Community Centers are frequent locations for family based events.

PJ Library

Shalom Pittsburgh co-hosts several PJ Library events throughout the year. The perfect way to engage your youngest with literacy and culture.

Apples & Honey Fall Festival

Celebrate a Sweet New Year at the Waterfront with apples and honey, crafts, Velcro wall, bounce house, shofar making, vendors, food and more!

Kidz Swap and Shop

The biggest swap meet of the year! Proceeds benefit the Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank and distributed to local families in need. All donations will be administered by the Volunteer Center.