Everything we do is guided by our Nurture philosophy. That’s why everyone on our team is dedicated to not only strengthening customer relationships with personalized guidance and support, but to also giving back to local and global causes.
Charity starts at home, and Eric Rabinowitz has put his recent volunteer efforts into building a connected and supportive environment in his local community. Eric was recently awarded the Golden Vision Award for his highly successful “Our Future’s So Bright, You Gotta Wear Shades” marketing program at his local synagogue, East Brunswick Jewish Center. He serves as President of the executive board of the East Brunswick Jewish Center as well, applying his strategic expertise to publicize activities and events, to encourage local residents to join the Center’s family of 650 members, and to conduct charitable programs and outreach in the greater central New Jersey community. Prior to this role, Eric was a member of the Rabbi Search Committee, acted as the Men’s Club President, and participated in the Long Range Planning, 92nd Street Y simulcast, and Purim Gala committees.
Nurture Marketing and Eric Rabinowitz have also been long-term supporters of the Lois Bronz Children’s Center in White Plains, NY, and have supported the organization through both pro bono services and financial help. Lois Bronz provides exceptionally high quality full day, half day and special needs preschool education at reduced or fully subsidized cost to families in need. Lois Bronz additionally provides after school programs for elementary and junior high students that adhere to the same academic high standards.
Sarah Damaskos also donates her time and marketing skills to make her community a better place. She serves as a Board Trustee for the Montclair Scholarship Fund (which provides scholarship funds to college-bound Montclair High School students in need); acts as Social Media Advisor for the Montclair Public Library Foundation; and works as a volunteer at both Toni’s Kitchen (a local soup kitchen and employment services organization), and the Montclair Animal Shelter.
Similarly, Ellen Pensky shares her marketing expertise in service of her local community. Ellen donates her services to the boards of her local San Luis Obispo schools, Chambers of Commerce and to California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
Leigh Stoecker additionally designs the website and all marketing materials free of charge for Lunch Break, a local non-profit in Red Bank, NJ. This valuable organization provides complimentary hot meals, food pantry and emergency food services, clothing, educational assistance, medical assistance, and job search support to local families in need.
Alleviating global poverty is an ambitious goal. Nonetheless, organizations such as KIVA, Heifer, and the Grameen Foundation are finding ways to synthesize microfinance, technology and human connections to creatively overcome this issue. Since 1988, Jim Cecil has served and contributed to these organizations. He has also educated entrepreneurs around the world, using webinars and live seminars to explain micro-lending concepts, highlight achievements and outline goals, and encourage people to get engaged in this vital, humanitarian work.
International civil rights and climate change are some of the most pressing issues facing us today. Isabel Smith serves on the advisory board of the Daniel Pearl Foundation, working to create cross cultural tolerance locally and internationally through journalism and music. She is a long-standing volunteer with CAMERA (Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America), and also volunteers regularly with environmental conservation, animal welfare, and vegan advocacy organizations.
Today’s society still suffers from many inequalities, and social justice remains a relevant need. Tara Ennis works diligently to be the change she wants to see in the world. She is a Human Rights Campaign Athlete for Equality, and an active member of the Clinton Foundation 20/30 group—which works to promote social advocacy and community leadership among today’s young professionals. She and her family donate their time and services to California Common Cause and the Humane Society of the United States. They also give financial support to Doctors Without Borders.