October 30, 2012
Hurricane Sandy: How you can help
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The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles is accepting donations to contribute to recovery and rebuilding in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. One hundred percent of collected donations will be distributed to Federation partners in the affected areas and L.A.’s Federation will absorb all administrative costs. The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) Emergency Committee staff is working directly with the affected regions to assess local needs and is coordinating with the Jewish Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (JVOAD) partners.
To contribute, visit secure.jewishla.org/page/contribute/sandy
A statement of Jerry Silverman, President & CEO of The Jewish Federations of North America
“As you all are aware, Hurricane Sandy, a storm of unprecedented magnitude, struck the Eastern portion of the United States. Seeing the response of communities across the region to the devastating storm, we are awed by the strength of the American people.
The Jewish Federations, collectively among the top 10 charities on the continent, protects and enhances the well-being of Jews worldwide through the values of tikkun olam (repairing the world), tzedakah (charity and social justice) and Torah (Jewish learning).