0K 51,140 meals served to local seniors in the community in 2017.
CARE for One Another
We help feed the hungry, comfort the sick, aid the elderly, shelter the homeless, and support those in need or with disabilities – wherever they are in the world. We advocate for the vulnerable and fight for social justice. We also invest significant resources in preventing, preparing for, and responding to potential security threats to our community.
0 Number of families living in Cleveland’s sister community in Israel, Beit Shean and the Valley of Springs, who have been helped through Youth Futures – an increase of more than 30 percent from just five years ago!
PREPARE for the Future
We ensure the long-term health and vibrancy of our diverse community. We provide the critical strategic planning and oversight needed to make life better today and for generations to come. We provide a wide-range of educational programming for all ages that celebrates Jewish values and traditions. We also develop the next generation of leaders through mentoring, teaching, and hands-on experiences.
0 Number of business, civic, and elected officials who have traveled to Israel over the past three years as part of our effort to build strong support for Israel among the general community.
SHARE Our Perspectives
We bridge cultural divides, foster mutual respect, and build collaborative relationships. We provide the education and tools needed to stand up and speak out on behalf of Israel and the Jewish people. We deepen connections to Israel through personal experiences and programs that celebrate our Jewish homeland. We create mutually beneficial collaborations between business and civic leaders in Israel and Greater Cleveland.
0 Number of agencies coordinated to help community members in financial distress.
REPAIR Our World
We respond in times of emergency. Each year, we invest in programs and services that address systemic issues and provide a strong safety net during times of personal crises. We also invest significant resources to help people rebuild in the wake of a natural or man-made disasters.
The 2019 Campaign for Jewish Needs is more than just the dollars we raise – it’s an affirmation that Jewish Cleveland is one community, united to achieve the goal of changing and improving lives in Cleveland, Israel, and around the world. Similarly, our donor count is more than just a number – it’s an expression of our community’s strength when we work together.