Where Your Money Goes

The Jewish Federation of Howard County is a community-building organization,
raising funds to take care of those in need and build a vibrant Jewish future in Howard County, Israel and around the world.

  • 25% Building Community

    We partner with synagogues, preschools and organizations to bring the Jewish community together. Programs include: Purim Palooza and The Red Tent Club

    We partner with synagogues, preschools and organizations to bring the Jewish community together. Programs include: Purim Palooza and The Red Tent Club

  • 21% Helping Those in Need

    Our local beneficiary agencies and services address the evolving and growing needs of our Jewish community and care for the most vulnerable. Services include: Hospice and Community Chaplaincy Programs and Jewish Community Services.

    Our local beneficiary agencies and services address the evolving and growing needs of our Jewish community and care for the most vulnerable. Services include: Hospice and Community Chaplaincy Programs and Jewish Community Services.

  • 20% Support Our Jewish Family Around The Globe

    Our Annual Campaign supports humanitarian efforts in Israel and worldwide. Partner organizations include: Birthright Israel, Jewish Agency for Israel, Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, World ORT.

    Our Annual Campaign supports humanitarian efforts in Israel and worldwide. Partner organizations include: Birthright Israel, Jewish Agency for Israel, Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, World ORT.

  • 13% Administering the Federation

    Highly skilled professional staff work to raise critical funds and coordinate programs and initiatives in order to enrich Jewish life and save Jewish lives in Howard County, Israel and around the world.

    Highly skilled professional staff work to raise critical funds and coordinate programs and initiatives in order to enrich Jewish life and save Jewish lives in Howard County, Israel and around the world.

  • 12% Children, Teen and Family Programming

    Our vibrant and innovative programs and services are designed for the enjoyment and enrichment of children from infants to teens to enable the next generation to grow up with a connection to Judaism. Programs include: BBYO and PJ Library.

    Our vibrant and innovative programs and services are designed for the enjoyment and enrichment of children from infants to teens to enable the next generation to grow up with a connection to Judaism. Programs include: BBYO and PJ Library.

  • 9% Senior Outreach

    Our senior programming is geared for our active 55+ community as a way for seniors to engage with the Jewish community, learn something new, connect with people, and just have fun! Programs include jGROUP and Mitzvah Mornings.

    Our senior programming is geared for our active 55+ community as a way for seniors to engage with the Jewish community, learn something new, connect with people, and just have fun! Programs include jGROUP and Mitzvah Mornings.

THE POWER OF YOUR DONATION

$10,000 builds a bomb shelter which provides safety for 26 Israelis under rocket fire

$3,600 buys 150 winter emergency kits for seniors in need in Howard County

$365 provides seven months of leadership training for a Howard County Jewish adult ages 22-45

$180 secures funding for three families to receive free Jewish books as part of PJ Library

$36 Provides gift cards to local stores to provide Howard County families with much needed food and clothing