Current Projects

charitable-givingAreas of Charitable Giving

Local Services:

Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA) – Provides services throughout the greater Washington DC area for causes ranging from Autism Spectrum Disorders to Adoption Services and Parenting Programs to Life Skills Training (www.jssa.org)

So Others Might Eat (SOME) – provides food, clothing, and health services for the homeless population of DC (www.some.org)

Fairfax County Park Foundation – Raises money to help develop community park land, facilities and Services (www.fairfaxparkfoundation.org)

National Programs:

Rebuilding Together – Repairs, modifies and improves the homes in order to provide safe and healthy living arrangements for low-income Americans (www.rebuildingtogether.org)

Slow Food USA – Supports the production and distribution of food that is good for the consumer, producer and the planet (www.slowfoodusa.org)

International Aid:

American Red Cross (Disaster Relief) – Aids the victims of natural disasters to prevent and relieve suffering (www.redcross.org)

B’nai B’rith International Aide – Jewish humanitarian, human rights, and advocacy organization. Working for Jewish unity, security, continuity, and tolerance, and providing relief for victims of natural disasters (www.bnaibrith.org)

Grameen Foundation – Seeks to empower and improve the lives of the world’s poor by investing in and promoting local ownership and entrepreneurship (www.grameenfoundation.org)

Mental Health Organizations:

Brain and Behavior Research Foundation (NARSAD) – Award grants for the study and treatment of mental illness (www.bbrfoundation.org)

Tomorrow’s Rainbow – provide grieving children, teens and their families an emotionally safe environment for hope and healing through guidance and support. (www.tomorrowsrainbow.org)

Conservation:

World Wildlife Foundation (WWF) – Protect and restore species and their habitats, strengthen local communities’ ability to conserve the natural resources they depend upon, transform markets and policies to reduce the impact of the production and consumption of commodities, mobilize hundreds of millions of people to support conservation (www.worldwildlife.org)

The Humane Society of the United States – Works to improve the lives of animals through advocating better laws, providing emergency rescue and care, and maintaining shelters, clinics and rehabilitiation centers (www.humanesociety.org)

Institutions of Higher Learning:

Kenyon College (www.kenyon.edu)

Howard Community College (www.howardcc.edu)