The People We Help

Camp Gave Shiri Her Days in the Sun

Sleepaway camp can be a lifeline for a family in distress. For 10-year-old Shiri, it came at just the right time -- thanks to a group effort led by Jewish Federation.

Passover Seder with Ukraine War Refugees

This past April the Jewish community of Vienna, with the support of Jewish Federation, was able to provide 2,000 Passover meals, including two Seders, to 250 Jewish refuges who had fled war-torn Ukraine. With local rabbis leading the Seders, the room was full of the children’s excitement a…

March of the Living Participant Describes Overwhelming Emotions

When Liyah R. embarked on March of the Living, she thought she knew what to expect. From chilling accounts of human cruelty to the sound of silence and ultimately to the joy of celebrating our living generation of Jews, this teen shares impressions from the life-changing experience.

Struggling Family Gets Respite with Need-Based Camp Grant

Dad struggles to find a safe, affordable, and fun place for his kids during the summer while he works to provide for his family and ill wife.

Synagogue Enhances Security for Members, Employees, and Community

Congregation B'nai Israel is one of dozens of synagogues that have worked with Federation and our Director of Security Initiatives to assess their security risk and fine tune security strategy, including applying for funding from the Federal NSGP security grant program.