We at the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle are deeply sorrowed by the deaths, injuries and destruction caused by the immense tornado that struck Oklahoma on Monday afternoon. We are heartbroken to hear that children lost their lives taking shelter in schools that moments before the storm were places of learning and play.» Read More
Greetings Young Adults of Seattle!» Read More
The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle is pleased to announce that we soared past our $100,000 goal for J-Give, the fund-raising campaign we held May 5-12.
Thanks to the support of 205 J-Give donors, we raised $142,820, including the stretch pool of challenge grant funding. Thanks to all of the Jewish Federation's generous donors, we now have more resources to feed hungry families, enable more children to attend Jewish schools and experience Jewish camping, support more holiday celebrations and cultural events, and assist more impoverished Jews in Israel and overseas.» Read More
The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle is pleased to announce seven agencies received Small Agency Sustainability (SAS) Grants for fiscal year 2014.
The following agencies were awarded grants totaling $28,000.» Read More
Support the Jewish Federation’s Advocacy Work During J-Give!
In the Jewish Federation Action Center Updates, we typically ask you to take action with words. You lobby local lawmakers and raise a Jewish voice to bring change in Washington State. But today, the Jewish Federation asks you to not take action with words, but to take action with dollars, by making a donation during our J-Give campaign.» Read More
Nonprofit Security Grant Program at Risk
The Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) is a federal program that provides small grants to at-risk nonprofits for acquiring and installing physical security enhancements. Equipment such as fencing, surveillance cameras, metal detection equipment, blast-proof doors and more are funded under this grant program. The Jewish community benefits immensely from this program, as it is unfortunately susceptible to attacks and receives threats on a regular basis.
Kline Galland is pleased to announce the opening of its new Home Health Care Agency, which will expand the range of services available to older adults in the greater Seattle community.
Read this JTNews story about the new home health agency and the Jewish Federation's role in its establishment.» Read More
Following the Senate’s lead, the Washington House released its proposed 2013-2015 state budget last week. The differences between the two proposals will have very real consequences for Washington families struggling to find work and stay afloat in the aftermath of the Great Recession. The House included programs that help disabled adults, invested more in Washington’s WorkFirst program and in other programs that help families rise out of poverty, and made investments in housing and support for the homeless. The Senate did not include these programs in its budget.» Read More
The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle is shocked by the terrible act of violence that took place at the Boston Marathon today. We mourn those who were killed and extend our heartfelt sympathies to the injured and to the families of the victims. We express our gratitude to first responders, and we urge law enforcement to swiftly bring the perpetrators of this attack to justice.» Read More
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