Capital Projects

To fulfill our mission within quality facilities -- We are one JCC

No matter where you live, the JCC is committed to fulfilling our mission within high quality facilities. Your gift will support capital improvements to our JCC facilities, which are a critical components to executing our mission and serving nearly 3,000 people who pass through our doors daily. The JCC offers attractive opportunities to recognize philanthropic generosity through naming of capital projects to honor an individual, family or business/foundation or to memorialize a loved one.

Our two Squirrel Hill buildings, our South Hills facility, the summer recreational/day camp facility in Monroeville, and the resident Emma Kaufmann Camp represent our JCC community and as the stewards for these assets, the JCC is committed to maintaining and improving these facilities for the next generation.


Programs supported by Capital Projects: 

Emma Kaufmann Camp
The JCC has begun a $1.6 million renovation at Emma Kaufmann Camp, highlighted by the transformation of housing facilities recently completed for the 2014 summer session. 

Squirrel Hill Irene Kaufmann Building
To renovate the main floor corridor of the Irene Kaufmann Building from the Forbes Avenue outside entrance to the Darlington Road outside entrance which inclued flooring, lighting, bathrooms, upgrades to Levinson Hall, and exterior repairs to sidewalks and entrances. Approximately 1,500 individuals pass through or utilize the main floor each day and Levinson Hall hosts senior adult activities for more than 300 individuals each day. Much of the infrastructure has not been modified since the building was constructed in 1987. 

South Hills Henry Kaufmann Building 
The recent renovation of the locker rooms included mold remediation ofthe areas, new showers, flooring, wall tile, lockers, drainage system, lighting and toilet room and fixtures. A component of this project included the replacement of the 18 light fixtures in the Center Atrium area. In addition, the current air conditioning and heating unit for the pool area is nearing the end of its usual life within a chlorine environment.