COVID-19 by the Numbers

Jewish Federation Support Makes an Impact!

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Total Distributed COVID-19 Relief Funds

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Youth, Young Adults, & Families

Here are just a few things the Federation provided...

$9,000 to Krembo Wings
for home visits to children with disabilities

$35,000 to Yeshiva Schools
to fight food insecurity for kids who keep kosher

$12,400 to local early childhood centers
for PPE and supplies for staff

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Vulnerable Populations

Here are just a few things the Federation provided...

$20,000 to Jewish Residential Services
for technology to connect to adults with mental health challenges

$50,000 to Jewish Assistance Fund
to meet increased demand for emergency grants

$75,000 to Pittsburgh area synagogues
to support congregants in crisis

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Seniors

Here are just a few things the Federation provided...

$6,000 to AgeWell Pittsburgh
to screen 200 high-risk seniors for HomeMeds

$20,000 to Mollie’s Meals
to meet increased demand for kosher meal delivery

$25,000 to Joint Distribution Committee
for medicine and home support for quarantined Israeli seniors

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GRATITUDE FROM THE COMMUNITY

"Thank you for this important and life-sustaining act of generosity. These funds will be so important to many in our community in the days to come — those wrestling with job loss and mounting bills, those struggling to make ends meet in normal circumstances, those in need of extra supplies — and I appreciate your assistance on their behalf."

— RABBI AARON C. MEYER
Temple Emanuel of South Hills

"As usual, the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh has risen to the challenge of the times. You were there during the tragedy of the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting and again you are with during the COVID-19 pandemic."

— JANICE GREENWALD
Temple B'nai Israel

"I want to thank you for the grant. I am thrilled with how our partnership is helping to provide food on a daily basis for hundreds of families during this medical and economic crisis."

— DR. CHAIM OSTER
Yeshiva Schools

"We are so thankful for the distribution that will enable us to purchase a van that will not only allow us to deliver items from the food pantry to those with food insecurity but also assist in meeting other critical needs of our organization. We whole-heartedly concur that working together we can continue to help our community meet its need and grow stronger."

— JILLIAN ZACKS
Jewish Family and Community Services

"Your hard work and dedication to the Jewish Association on Aging is inspiring. Thank you. You have enabled us to make the JAA a safe place to live and work."

— DEBORAH WINN-HORVITZ
Jewish Association on Aging

"Despite the tremendous challenges that we have been experiencing, our Federation has repeatedly taken on a leadership role by demonstrating flexibility, creativity and forward-thinking at moments when others might be paralyzed by indecision and uncertainty."

— JORDAN GOLIN, Psy D
Jewish Family and Community Services

"Thank you for caring to keep Jewish life on campus strong in every way."

— RABBI SHMUEL & SARA WEINSTEIN
Chabad on Campus

"Thank you for your patience and your continued support in our efforts to mobilize Jews and their communities to take action to pursue a just world and ignite a lifelong commitment to service."

— CINDY GREENBERG & ZACK BLOCK
Repair the World

"I wanted to echo Mike’s email and extend my personal thanks and appreciation for the generous support of the Federation COVID-19 Emergency Fund."

— DAN MARCUS
Hillel Jewish University Center

Most Recent Emergency COVID Relief Impact

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Supporting Special Needs in a Special Time

August 6, 2020

An update from one of the Federation’s special needs grantee organizations in Israel.

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Federation Funds Ecology for a Protected Community

July 21, 2020

As Israel prepares to weather a second coronavirus wave, the Jewish Federation funded a social enterprise that collects and reconditions electronic waste in Misgav.

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Local Jewish Organizations Appreciate Emergency Support

May 26, 2020

Local Jewish agencies express their thanks for the support they have received from the Pittsburgh Federation.

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