Special Children’s Center – Programs and Events

An experienced salesman, Avrahom Joseph is a board member of Spring Valley, New York’s Yeshiva Meon Hatorah. Engaged with charitable organizations in and around Lakewood, New Jersey, Avrahom Joseph supports Special Children’s Center.

Founded in 1996, the nonprofit Special Children’s Center helps children and adults with complex developmental disabilities at every stage of their lives. Located in Lakewood, the center also offers programs for the families of people with special needs. With a network of teachers, volunteers, and trained aides, the organization provides a range of services, from case management and educational programs to respite programs and adult vocational resources, among others.

To sponsor its programs, the Special Children’s Center hosts a number of fundraising events throughout the year. Its major event, the annual Jog4Center, is a 5K run ending with a barbecue and fireworks for race participants and their families. Other events include A Taste of Something Special, an annual tasting experience featuring kosher foods with a Chinese auction.