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PJ Library program offers cash for multi-family gatherings

If you’ve been meaning to get together with friends but haven’t found the time, here’s an additional incentive: PJ Library’s Get Together program offers up to $100 reimbursement for hosting two or more families to gather and have some fun.

PJ Library of Southern Arizona is participating in Get Together’s fifth cohort, says Mary Ellen Loebl, the local PJ Library coordinator. Applicants first must be a current PJ Library or PJ Our Way subscriber family in Southern Arizona. To register online for this program, go to

Get Together applications may be submitted online through April 30, at Once approved, which takes up to three business days, applicants may host multiple times and receive up to four reimbursements during this Get Together period, through May.

Each Get Together must include two or more other families raising Jewish children. Throw a Hanukkah party, welcome Shabbat PJ Library-style, volunteer together or find ideas — and recipes — at

To receive reimbursement, complete a brief report after the Get Together, including up to three pictures. These pictures are not used for publicity without explicit written permission. No receipts are necessary.

Reimbursements are sent via a no-fee debit Mastercard. Final reports are due no later than May 31.

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