Jewelers for Children was founded in 1999 by the American jewelry industry with a mission to help children in need. Since its inception, JFC has donated nearly $ 57 million to programs to benefit children whose lives have been affected by illness, abuse, or neglect.
The charity partners of the foundation are St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the Make-A-Wish America, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, and the National CASA Association. JFC also supports the Make-A-Wish International and the Santa-America Fund. This nationwide success is due to the continuing generosity of jewelry trade organizations, jewelry – and watch manufacturers, jewelers, individual jewelry professionals, and jewelry consumers.
The purpose of JFC is to the generous charitable giving efforts of the jewelry industry to unite to as much as possible children in need for support. JFC strives forward to becoming more jewelers in their actions to involve and the excellent work of the jewelry industry to promote via Jewelers for Children.
Thanks to the support of the jewelry industry were more than 1,940 children in the US requirements are met, and more than 12,000 children in India. More than 53,000 children in foster care have helped support the jewelry industry, and more than 125,000 women have support received in clinics in developing countries. JFC- support is also provided for a bone marrow transplant unit, a chair for genes and genetic therapy, and a laboratory for stem cell transplantation, which all made for the treatment of hundreds of children for deadly cancers.
In 2018 got more than 2,500 companies participating in making the charity of the industry.
The success of JFC is achieved by using an extensive network of dedicated board members in committees should serve, more companies in the jewelry industry must involve, and the amount of support may increase, which they can provide to their charity partners.
Make a donation at jewelersforchildren.org