It's 2014 and we don't blame you if you don't want to answer your phone. There are so many other ways to donate to Federation on Super Sunday!
However you choose to respond to our Super Sunday call, we are grateful for your participation. Thanks to your help, we can make a difference here at home, in Israel, and around the world. Note: If you are interested in volunteering to be Super Sunday caller, please register here.
The Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts is pleased to announce the creation of a new annual giving society called Gefen. The Gefen Inaugural Gala will be held 7:30 pm Saturday night, March 8th, 2014 at Chez Josef in Agawam, MA; Dietary laws observed. This event is open to all new and existing annual campaign donors of $365, or more, and will include entertainment, plenty of great food and dancing. For more information and reservations please contact Amy Berg Nee at (413) 737-4313 ext. 160 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Friday, April 4, please join us as we present Heart of Money: Finding Your Financial Voice. This financial literacy seminar is for women, presented by women. Topics include: Caring for Parents Financially; Female-Based Philanthropy; Negotiation; Saving for Retirement and Education; How to Manage Difficult Conversations. Go to www.heartofmoney.org to learn more and register today!
On Sunday, June 1, 2014 - Join Rachel's Table Teen Board as we outrun childhood hunger. All money raised goes directly to programs feeding children in our local community, and to raise awareness of the issues surrounding childhood hunger. The race will begin and end at the Springfield Jewish Community Center Converse Street parking lot. For more information, contact Debbie Rubenstein at 413-733-0084 or email@example.com
5K Run/Walk: 10AM
1 mile walk: 10:15AM
Community Trip to Israel Video
Do you want to be kept informed of the latest Federation news and events? The Federation has a monthly e-newsletter, The Federation Connection. It's designed to be another way for Federation to connect to our donors and agencies, and includes news, information about upcoming events, and spotlights on individuals whose lives are enriched thanks to the generosity of donors to our Annual Campaign. If you do not already receive it, we encourage you to sign up below. The next edition will be conveniently delivered right to your computer! To view previous e-newsletters, click here.
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During these difficult economic times, your gift to the Annual Campaign makes a real difference in the lives of millions of people in Western Massachusetts, in Israel, and in 70 countries around the world. This year we face extraordinary challenges, and it is only through your support that we can serve as a safety net for the Jewish community. Click here to donate or make a payment.
2014 Annual Campaign Progress
Number of pledges to date = 533
Total value of pledges = $466,693
As of February 17, 2014
"Where Does All the Money Go?"
The PJ Library
New to Western Massachusetts?
The Shalom Welcome Wagon would like to officially welcome you to the area with a beautiful gift basket filled with goodies and helpful information about our Jewish community. To request a visit by the Shalom Welcome Wagon, contact Debbie Peskin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Endowment Foundation: (413) 732-9994