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JJKF Wish List

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    What does it take to maintain a 37-arce site, a 41,000 square foot facility, 2 football fields, 2 baseball fields, and 2 softball fields and meet the needs of more than 9,000 youth every year?  A lot!  So we have come up with a wish list in hopes that you may find something to donate to us.  No donation or gift is too small.   

    • Lawn Mowers

    • School Supplies

    • Computers

    • 30 New computers and furniture for our computer

    • Smart board for teaching computer skills in a classroom setting

    • Trophy case for our teams

    • New irrigation system for athletic fields

    • Field maintenance equipment – tractors, mowers, etc.

    • School supplies

    • Propane floor buffer

    • Wireless computer system

    • Dance wear for ages 6 –18

    • Playground

    • Bleachers

    • Art supplies

    • Gym floor cover

    • Book ages for ages 6-18

    • Basketball, volleyballs

    • Pool tables

    • Games

    • Digital camcorder

    • New PowerPoint projector

    • New overhead projector

    • Digital cameras

    • Mobile concession trailer – fully equipped

    • New deep fryer for commercial kitchen

    • Digital music studio – hardware and software

    • Landscaping design & installation

    • Storage building

    • Parking lot resurfacing and expansion

    • AC for computer server room

    • New irrigation system for athletic fields

    • Propane floor buffer

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Anyone 6-18 years of age can become a Jackie Joyner-Kersee Center member.  A low membership fee of $12 per year ensures that everyone can afford to join.

Our Mission:

”To provide youth, adults and families with the resources to improve their quality of life and to enhance communities worldwide, with special attention directed to East St. Louis, Illinois.”

JJKF encourages you to reach out for kids & contribute to a great cause

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Why support JJKF? Because we care for kids.

Donations to JJKF help provide care to Many Kids who need strong family values and educational structure in there lives.  JJKF and its member organizations offer education and hands-on services that can improve quality of life for kids in need and their families. Your support is critical to make a difference in a child's life at our center.

Thank you for caring.

JJKF is a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) organization. Donations are tax deductible.

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