Nominate a Child
Making a nomination is the first step in changing a child’s life forever!
Each year Just for J, Inc. chooses several honorary families to bless with a monetary gift. Nominations are accepted on an ongoing basis for children 0-18 years old. If you have or know of a child faced with any medical challenge, help us give them a moment of joy! Complete a nomination form below.
What is Needed to Nominate a Child?
Anyone can make a nomination, even if you don’t know all the details about the child you are nominating. We ask that you have some basic information and provide us with the contact information for the parents of the child being nominated. We will reach out to the parents of all children nominated to ask for the most updated information and how they would use the money if they were chosen.
How Many Times Can a Child Be Nominated?
There is no limit to the number of times a child can be nominated.
A child can be nominated for multiple events, as long as they live in the same state as the Chapter they were nominated for.
Once a child is chosen as an honorary family for any event, they are no longer eligible to be chosen for future events.
What Can a Family Use the Money For?
The is sky is the limit! We have blessed families with bucket list trips, medical costs, specialized formula, home renovations, moving costs, therapies, surf camp, Broadway Shows, theme park trips for the entire family, and more. The blessing a family will receive depends on our donors, sponsors and you to help us spread the word! We strive to help a family with anything that they may not be able to do without our help. Sometimes that is as simple as paying medical bills and other times it’s an adventure to bring a long overdue smile.
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Our North Texas honorary family(ies) is chosen in March of each year. The chosen families will be notified in March and then will be blessed with a monetary gift in May at the annual 5K. In 2018, Just for J raised over $25,000 for the honorary families.
All nominations between now and February 23rd, 2019 will be considered for the 2019 blessing.
Any nominations made after February 23rd, 2019 will be considered for the 2020 blessing.
Our Denver honorary family is chosen in May of each year. The chosen family will be notified in May and then will be blessed with a monetary gift in June following the annual 5K. In 2018, Just for J raised over $20,000 for the honorary family.
All nominations between now and May 18th, 2019 will be considered for the 2019 blessing.
Any nominations made after May 18th, 2019 will be considered for the 2020 blessing.
Just for J Holiday
Each year we bless an honorary family for the holidays. Nominations are open year round for our Holiday family. The honorary family is chosen at the beginning of December then gifted in December following our Holiday Event. In 2018 our honorary family was gifted more than $8,000.
Any nominations made between now and November 2nd, 2019 will be considered for the 2019 blessing.
Any nominations made after November 2nd, 2019 will be considered for the 2020 blessing.