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Grant to Partnership2Gether Program Changes Lives0

NOCHAH in Kiryat Malachi brings about positive psychological and behavioral changes among youth and their communities.
Gasch family

Danny & Janis Gasch: Devoted to Each Other, Family and Community0

Danny had just arrived in Tucson when he decided to attend a Shabbat dinner sponsored by the JFSA’s singles group, which happened to be hosted by Janis.
Tracy Salkowitz and Rick Edwards

Tracy Salkowitz & Rick Edwards: A Penchant for Fun and Giving Back0

Hang out with them and you’ll see for yourself how much they “love doing life together!” Tucson became home 4 years ago when Tracy landed her dream job.
Interfaith Community Services

Helping People in Need0

Interfaith Community Services and JFCS of Southern Arizona help those who lose jobs, have financial reverses and find themselves with debilitating illnesses.
Graduation Day at a TUSD high school

Success in School & Life for Every Child0

Cradle to Career is tackling one of the most important and complex challenges of our society – what does it take to achieve success for 300,000+ young people in Pima County?

The Andikan Sickle-Cell Victory Foundation0

The Andikan Sickle-Cell Victory Foundation fund was established at the Jewish Community Foundation by Moses and Joyce Akpan to honor their son, Andikan, who passed away from Sickle Cell he was 21 years old.
Leon and Pauline Blitzer

Leon & Pauline Blitzer0

The Blitzer family honors their dedication to science and the Jewish community in tangible ways at the University of Arizona and Congregation Anshei Israel.

Nanci Levy emphasizes the Jewish in Handmaker Jewish Services for the Aging0

With a JCF grant, Handmaker creates a position to increase the Jewish engagement of their residents.

Dr. Sam Goldfein believed in giving everyone a chance.0

The fund established in his name gives financial assistance to a UA College of Medicine student who exhibits the qualities that Dr. Goldfein exemplified.

“Nobody Wants to be Homeless”0

Youth on Their Own is a dropout prevention program that supports the high school graduation and continued success of youth who are homeless through no fault of their own.