Jack’s Fund

We’re raising money for Jack Silbert and his family while he is in the hospital battling a serious illness. Please contribute whatever you can to help our favorite writer, editor, and bon vivant get through a difficult time.

Share this page with everyone who knows and loves Jack. Whatever support you can provide, financial and otherwise, is much appreciated.

The funds will be used to cover medical costs not covered by insurance, to help get Jack's parents set up with a temporary living situation while they help him heal and to help cover any day to day bills Jack may have while recovering. 

For those of you who don't know me, I am old friend of Jacks from back in the Scholastic days and I currently live in the Boston area. The idea for this fund came from the Scholastic team past and present who love Jack . I volunteered to manage it as I am not in the NJ area and able to offer hands on help. 

Update to our camapaign description. The funds will be withdrawn by Jack's father, Alan Silbert, in care of Jack. Thank you so much Marilyn (Jack's sister) for putting this into motion.

Donations (0)

  • Tom Gallo 
    • $50 
    • 18 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 18 mos
  • Meghan McKenna 
    • $100 
    • 18 mos
  • Allison Ofanansky 
    • $10 
    • 18 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 18 mos

Organizer and beneficiary 

Doreen Walsh 
Organizer
Cambridge, MA
Marilyn Scarnici 
Beneficiary
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