New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has described the incident as an anti-Muslim terrorist attack and one of New Zealand's "darkest days."
The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh had been accepting donations to our New Zealand Attack Emergency Relief fund to support the Muslim community of New Zealand as they deal with this horrific hate crime through March 31, 2019.
Please know that 100% of your contribution net of credit card fees will go to help people in need. We are still in the process of identifying the best international partner with whom to work so that your money goes directly to help. Thank you for trusting the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh with your support as we work together to help those connect with the services they need.
Thank you for your generosity. We are stronger together.
Many have reached out to ask how we can provide support to the local Muslim community after the horrendous shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand, on March 15, 2019. Here are several opportunities to do so: STAND WITH THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY Friday, March 22, 11:30am-2pm: Attend a Friday afternoon prayer service at Attawheed Islamic Center, 401…Read More
One role of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh—and Jewish Federations in most cities in the U.S. and Canada—is to offer the Jewish community a trusted way to give money to help in crises around the world. Pittsburgh Jewish donors have helped in crisis situations as diverse as attacks against Israel, the earthquake in Nepal…Read More
The Greater Pittsburgh Jewish community was shocked and deeply saddened by the horrific Islamophobic attack in Christchurch, New Zealand, yesterday resulting in the senseless murder of at least 49 people. We stand in solidarity with the Muslim community in Christchurch, in Pittsburgh, and around the world. “Unfortunately we are all too familiar with the devastating…Read More