You Make an Impact

You inspire, build and sustain vibrant Jewish life for so many here in Greater Washington, across North America and overseas. Thank you for your commitment to joining us and thousands of others in our community as we create a strong, vibrant and bright Jewish future together.

Join us again this year with your renewed gift, so that all you accomplished this past year can continue – and grow – in this coming year.


Jewish Identity

Whether your Jewish journey began years ago or yesterday, discover how Federation can empower you to deepen your connection to Jewish community, values, culture, and tradition.

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college students from 11 Hillels are supported by our community through Jewish resources, holiday celebrations, and community building.


teens enjoy Jewish programming and leadership development through local Jewish youth groups.


in grants enable local children to experience Jewish overnight camp for the first time.

Inclusive Community

Our community is built on the diverse voices of every individual. Explore how Federation’s commitment to inclusion emphasizes every community member’s unique value, dignity, and capabilities.

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annual hours of job training empower individuals with differing abilities to join the workforce.


people from Greater Washington’s LGBTQ Jewish community participate in welcoming, inclusive community programs, and events.


of PJ Library© book recipients are interfaith families, relying on PJ to help infuse their lives with Jewish values.

Jewish Education

Our Jewish future begins with accessible and affordable education. It continues with engaged, passionate leaders. See how your investment in Jewish education for all ages and abilities advances our collective community.

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invested in our community’s Jewish education system.


local early childhood Jewish educators attend Federation’s annual Early Childhood Education Conference to study acclaimed educational approaches and plan yearly curricula.


children are enrolled in local Jewish preschools, day schools, and congregational schools.

Emergency Response

Our enduring commitment to tikkun olam (repairing the world) and gemilut chasadim (acts of loving-kindness) implores us to swiftly meet the needs of those in crisis, wherever they may be. Learn how together, we are transforming – and saving – lives around the world.

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pounds of medicine, medical supplies and hygiene kits were distributed in Haitian communities hardest hit by Hurricane Matthew.


is addressing the needs of natural disaster victims, including those recovering in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey


families with homes rendered unlivable by wildfires in Israel received financial support to get back on their feet.

Vulnerable Populations

The foundation of a community lies in how it cares for its most vulnerable. In Greater Washington, we compassionately address the immediate and long-term needs of those who may not be able to advocate or provide for themselves.

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annual hours of homecare are provided to local Holocaust survivors.


Jewish children and their family members across Eastern Europe receive assistance with hunger relief, medication, and other essential services.


victims of domestic abuse have accessed free counseling and supportive services.

Israel & Overseas

Connect with Israel and Jewish communities overseas and learn just how far your impact can reach.

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allocated to 97 Jewish institutions in 36 countries to improve security.


new immigrants to Israel received help adjusting to Israeli society, including assistance with learning Hebrew, finding employment, and creating new social networks.


parents and children attend Olameinu Mishpacha Baltic Jewish Family camp for an unforgettable summer camp experience.


Together with our partners and donors, we are strengthening our local and global Jewish community by addressing its critical needs. Thank you for helping us touch, change and save lives.