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Donating to the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond allows us to bring great programming to our community, advocate for our community and beyond, and support our community and partner organizations.
The Richmond Jewish Foundation was established in 1979. Like a community foundation, it is an independent philanthropic organization working in a defined geographic area (in this case Richmond and central Virginia), which, over time, builds up a collection of endowed funds from many donors in the community. The Foundation also provides funding to charitable, educational and religious causes outside of the region, including but not limited to Jewish causes. It provides services to the community and its donors, makes grants and undertakes community leadership and partnership activities to address a wide variety of needs in its service area.
In response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, we have joined the Jewish Federations of North America’s (JFNA) emergency campaign to provide humanitarian assistance to vulnerable Jewish populations living in Ukraine. Funds will be allocated through Jewish Federations’ core partners, The Jewish Agency for Israel, The Joint Distribution Committee and World ORT, and others who are on the ground in Ukraine, and will provide critical welfare where it is needed most and support to protect and safeguard Ukraine's Jewish community as well as Jews in neighboring countries.
Funds will support urgent necessities of vulnerable Jewish populations, community security, temporary housing for displaced persons, emergency needs in Jewish schools and aliyah - related assistance.
Dignity Grows™, an initiative of Jewish Community Federation of Richmond Women's Philanthropy, empowers our neighbors in need by providing menstrual and hygiene supplies for every body who needs them. We remove obstacles to better self-esteem and health by providing personal hygiene essentials every month. We mobilize volunteers to organize, assemble, and distribute free, reusable zipper-top totes filled with a month's supply of soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothbrush and toothpaste, and menstrual products.
Founded by the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford Women's Philanthropy in 2019, Dignity Grows™ embodies the Jewish values of tzedakah and tikkun olam.
Just $10 can provide a Dignity Tote. To learn more, get involved, or donate, click the button below.
In honor of Ellen Renee Adams' passion and dedication to the community and the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond, a newly established Leadership Fund has been created to support, enhance, and train young leaders.