Organizations Supported

Jewish Community Foundation
of South Eastern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois
Supports Local, National and Global Jewish and Social Service Agencies and Organizations
 

 

Jewish Agencies

The Jewish Federations of North America:  Protects and enhances the well-being of Jews worldwide through the values of tikkun olam (repairing the world), tzedakah (charity and social justice) and Torah (Jewish learning).  
MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger:  National nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing and alleviating hunger among people of all faiths and backgrounds.

Wisconsin Jewish Conference: The Wisconsin Jewish Conference is a statewide community relations organization whose overall objective is to create linkages among Jewish communities in the state; to engage in coalition building, education and outreach; and to monitor legislative and lobbying activities.

Jewish Home and Care Center Foundation Milwaukee: Provides Jewish Community with those services that enable our seniors or infirm to be a part of a quality Jewish environment with comfort, meaning, independence and dignity.            
Anti-Defamation League(ADL):  Fights anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry in the U.S. and abroad through information, education, legislation, and advocacy.     
New Israel Fund: Leading organization advancing democracy and equality for all Israelis.
American Friends of Magen David Adom:  American supports for the lifesaving efforts of Magen David Adom (MDA) in Israel.
Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America:  Volunteer organization that inspires a passion for and commitment to its partnership with the land and people of Israel
NEW!  PJ Library®: Brings the gift of Jewish books and music to families raising children 6 months through 8 years in our area.

 

Jewish Youth Development
Birthright Israel Foundation: Offers the gift of a free, educational trip to Israel for Jewish adults between the ages of 18 to 26 in order to strengthen participants’ Jewish identity; to build an understanding, friendship and lasting bond with the land and people of Israel; and to reinforce the solidarity of the Jewish people worldwide.
Camp Scholarships:  The fund encourages local youth attendance at Jewish camps and national youth group conclaves through scholarship grants.
Beth Hillel Temple Beit Sefer: Provides Jewish religious and Hebrew education to local youth.    
Hillel's of University of Wisconsin Madison and Milwaukee:  Create a dynamic, warm and celebratory Jewish environment for university students and young adults where they can explore and express their Jewish identities and gain a sense of belonging within the Jewish community.

Local Social Services

Local Jews in Need: Support of area Rabbi's Discretionary Funds to be used for emergency assistance of for local Jews.
Shalom Center of the Interfaith Network Kenosha: Collaboratively serves Kenosha community by providing emergency food, shelter, housing and support in ways that meet immediate needs.
Racine County Food Bank: Obtains resources and facilitates distribution of food and necessities to Racine County individuals and families in need, through a network of direct service providers.
Homeless Assistance Leadership Organization (HALO): Committed to preventing chronic homelessness in Racine County by meeting shelter needs, coordinating supportive services and providing community leadership.
Racine Interfaith Coalition (RIC): Racine based interfaith organization dedicated to addressing the root causes of social problems and lead to new ways.
Hospice Alliance Inc. Kenosha: Dedicated to caring for the terminally ill and empowering those who support them. We strive to provide comfort in order to enhance the quality of life each day.            
Congregations United to Serve Humanity (CUSH): Kenosha based organization to support interfaith collaboration around social issues.
Kenosha Achievement Center: Creates opportunities for the personal growth and success of persons with special needs by providing quality service and products in the community utilizing innovative ideas, both in programs and in business.