A global day of giving

Giving Tuesday (#GivingTuesday) falls this year on Dec. 3. It is a worldwide day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on…


2019 Giving Guide

AMERICAN FRIENDS OF MAGEN DAVID ADOM 800-323-2371 Help to mobilize Magen David Adom EMT’s and paramedics who carry more than 700,000 Israelis to safety each year. We’re Israel’s emergency medical and ambulance service, Magen David Adom, Help save lives in Israel. B’NAI B’RITH CAMP 503-345-9476 Your gift invests in future leaders in our…


New Impact Investing Opportunity at OJCF

Above: The six pillars of Judaism’s framework of mitzvot (obligations) guide JLens’ evaluation of companies and investor advocacy priorities. Philanthropy is more dynamic than you may realize. As our financial and social approaches to making a difference in the world have evolved, so too have the investment options for our charitable dollars. For decades, having…


Building a better Portland, one tiny house at a time!

Jewish Portlanders have the chance to literally build a better world. Every week, volunteers can take part in the construction of tiny houses for villages of formerly houseless Portlanders. Construction coaches will be onsite to supervise all volunteer work, ensuring a safe and meaningful experience for everyone. Also, volunteers don’t have to have any previous construction…


Wexner Heritage Program returns to Portland

***The deadline for nominations is Oct. 31.*** After nearly a generation, the Wexner Heritage Program makes its return to Portland with nominations now open for the 2020 Portland cohort. As part of its 2020 Centennial Celebration, the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland is looking towards securing the future of Jewish life in Portland, partnering with…

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