Provided/The 34th annual JFS House Tour returns Monday, Aug. 7 to the Downbeach area.

MARGATE – The 34th annual Jewish Family Service House Tour returns 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 7. This fundraiser presented by Surroundings Interiors will provide hundreds of guests with the rare opportunity to tour several luxurious Downbeach homes. The magnificent homes feature state-of-the-art gourmet kitchens, custom woodworking, unique décor and lighting, and beautiful landscaping. They provide a glimpse of history and antiques.

“We’re grateful to the generous homeowners who will open their doors for our agency to host this important fundraiser,” JFS CEO Andrea Steinberg said in a release.

For the first time this year, guests will get a look at luxury vehicles from Audi Fort Washington and Porsche Main Line and have the opportunity to interact and learn trade insights with Terri Cummings of TJC Architect, Coast Tile & Marble Supply and more.

Participants will enjoy a complimentary lunch, sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey, Oasis Property Group, and Jewish by the Shore: Jewish Federation and Jewish Foundation of Atlantic & Cape May Counties. In addition, a complimentary Peace Pie ice cream sandwich dessert sponsored by Fountain View at Logan Square, Peace Pie, and L&R Installations, Inc. will served. Lunch will also offer a variety of vendor tables with shopping and giveaways from local businesses such as Macy’s, Pamela’s Health & Harmony, Geoscape Solar, Roth Goldsteins’ Memorial Chapel and more.

Tour tickets are $75. Also, raffle tickets may be purchased for $20 each or six for $100 for a chance to win fabulous prizes including a stunning ring from Roberts Fine Jewelers, $200 Downbeach Express Pass, and an overnight hotel stay with dining. Tour attendance is not necessary to win a raffle prize.

JFS is also hosting an on-line auction with items including dining certificates, sporting tickets, distinctive health and wellness products, designer handbags and more. To view and bid on items, visit

The 100 guests who were able to purchase VIP tickets before they sold out will enjoy door-to-door jitney transportation with a tour concierge and gift bag sponsored by The Novelli Team and Weinstein Supply.

Proceeds from the House Tour benefit The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore, a membership program for adults over the age of 50 that provides intergenerational events, transportation, grocery shopping and delivery, and Kosher Meals on Wheels.

For more information or to purchase tour and raffle tickets, visit For sponsorship information, contact Beth Joseph at



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Award winning journalist covering news, events and people of Atlantic County for more than 20 years.