NCSY and JSU's next relief mission trip is to New Orleans, March 3-7, 2022. Apply at midwestncsy.org/reliefmissions. The cost of the trip is $599. Springboard, Chicago’s hub for Jewish teen programs, is excited to offer Access Grants to teens who are participating in a multi-day Jewish experience for the first-time! Access Grants will cover 50% of the cost of the NCSY Relief Mission up to $200, bringing down the price to $399. Please complete the form below and then apply for the access grant at https://www.juf.org/accessgrants.
Teens on the recent NCSY/JSU Relief Mission to Houston share why YOU should join the upcoming Mission to New Orleans!
1) You’ll get a hands-on opportunity to make a
“I really enjoyed putting in the work and seeing all the things we
--Shai Kaszynski, junior, Deerfield High School
2) You’ll work hard – but you’ll see the impact
of your efforts.
“Getting to give meals to homeless people and seeing how
happy it made them, [helped me] know for sure we were making a difference.”
--Daniella Volkov, junior, Walter Payton College Prep
3) You’ll learn
about the Jewish values that shape the mission and spend a meaningful Shabbat
with teens from across Chicagoland.
“I loved learning
about parts of Jewish culture that I’d never been exposed to.”
--Simone Redensky, junior, Jones College Prep High School
4) You’ll explore
local attractions – and have lots of fun – while building Jewish community.
amazing to bond with other teens from Chicago while helping build the Houston community.”
--Stone Schwartz, senior, Niles North High School
5) This is more than
a one-time event. You’ll learn valuable lessons that can enhance your everyday
“The most meaningful part of the trip was getting to learn about gratitude and
how [I can] use my time [after the trip] in an impactful and meaningful way.”
--Nehama Kaszynski, junior, Deerfield High School