Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Elul 22, 5774
The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's Center for Israel and Overseas supports vulnerable Jews in Israel and around the world. This past year, to aid at-risk Jews in Israel, Federation provided: • $50,000 for a learning center for disadvantaged children; • $100,000 for educational support for Ethiopian junior and senior high school students; • $70,000 for programs for young disabled...
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Jan L. Apple, JE Feature
Some may find it hard to believe, but hunger is a real and pressing issue in the Greater Philadelphia Jewish community. An estimated 5,700 Jewish households are in dire need of assistance. The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's Center for Social Responsibility is mandated to direct resources in the community to help low-income Jews receive proper nourishment. According to center...
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Federation's Center for Social Responsibility directs funding to initiatives that address the most pressing needs of community members. This year the center provided: • $150,000 to enable Jewish Family and Children's Service to hire two case managers to provide outreach to low-income Jews; • $42,000 to help frail, elderly Holocaust Survivors receive more than 5,500 hours of needed assistance with...
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Federation spotlight on funding accomplishments
Federation's Center for Social Responsibility made key allocations last year, in addition to other funding, for the 2004-05 program year to help partner organizations have impact on the Greater Philadelphia Jewish community's priorities. The following are just some of those allocations: • $2,197,928 to Jewish Family and Children's Service to help Jews at risk. • $322,392 to the "Committee on...
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Following are just some of the elective allocations Federation's Center for Israel and Overseas made last year to support Israel and to connect the Greater Philadelphia community to Israel: • $529,644 to serve populations at risk in Israel, including the elderly, children and immigrants. • $346,000 to address security needs in Israel through Camp Koby, Hadassah, Hatzolah, One Family, NATAL...
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