Federation’s emergency funding allocations
Coronavirus 2020

Federation’s emergency funding allocations

Staff Writer, New Jersey Jewish News

THE JEWISH FEDERATION of Greater MetroWest NJ has allocated emergency funds to local community agencies for immediate health care, food insecurity, and mental health. Because the situation is changing so quickly, federation is granting funds one month at a time. In addition to the local grants listed below, federation has allocated $50,000 overseas through its partners, the Jewish Agency for Israel and JDC; and $20,000 to two partner communities in Israel, Ofakim and Rishon LeZion, for Passover food packages.

Unless otherwise noted, all grants below are a combination of federation allocations and gifts from private donors secured by federation for the following agencies:

Jewish Family Service of MetroWest: $188,600
Jewish Family Service of Central NJ: $197,688
JCC MetroWest: $53,000
JCC of Central New Jersey: $54,296
YM-YWHA: $54,700
Daughters of Israel: $116,000
JESPY House: $20,000 (gift from private donor)
JSDD: $20,000 (gift from private donor)
Day School Scholarships: $87,500
JVS: $6,750

In addition, fundholders of Jewish Community Foundation of Greater MetroWest NJ have donated more than $1.4 million to date for Covid-19 emergency, the vast majority to federation and local agencies and synagogues.

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