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Maccabi and Jewish Care sign MOU

Posted: 27-Sep-2018 by All Abilities

Maccabi All Abilities and Jewish Care Victoria have recently signed a new memorandum of understanding, extending a long history of collaboration.

As part of the agreement, the organisations have committed to continuing to work together to provide inclusive social, recreational and sporting activities to people living with a disability in the Victorian Jewish community.

“We are thrilled to renew our commitment to working with Maccabi All Abilities to support people living with a disability to engage in sport and recreational activities,” said Jewish Care CEO Bill Appleby. “Partnerships such as these strengthen bonds between communal organisations and enhance our ability to deliver person-centred support.”

“As the program develops, it’s terrific to know the partnerships commitment will offer broader and more creative activities to engage people living with a disability in the community,” said Maccabi Victoria General Manager Sheryl Furman.

Maccabi and Jewish Care currently collaborate to provide a range of sport and recreation activities to support people living with a disability in the Victorian Jewish community, including basketball, table tennis, fitness, and schmooze and groove.

 

Front Row L-R: Jewish Care CEO Bill Appleby and Maccabi Victoria General Manager Sheryl Furman

Back Row L-R: Jewish Care Manager Disability Services Steve Lowe and Maccabi All Abilities Inclusion Coordinator Shari Cohen

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