The People We Help

Honoring Max

With each loss, Max withdrew more. A group funded by the Federation brought him back to life

Enlightening Chris

Chris saw no connection between high school bullying and the Holocaust until he met a Holocaust survivor at a Chhange* program, who helped Chris see how speaking out makes a difference. * Center for Holocaust, Human RIghts, and Genocide Education

Embracing Jesse

Jesse had no friends until a Federation-funded program for people with special needs changed his world.

Thanking Those Who Make a Difference

Tova managed to survive Auschwitz and Dachau. She is thankful to the German laborer who occasionally slipped her food, to the American forces who liberated her concentration camp, to the Jewish aid worker who greeted her ship when it arrived in Palestine (who later became her husband), and…

Enabling a Spiritual Re-Boot

Practices like meditation, vision-boarding, and chanting are seldom associated with main stream Judaism. Recently, a few members of conservative synagogue, Temple Beth Ahm in Aberdeen, asked why not?