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Registration Now Open for the Oregon Jewish Community Youth Foundation

  The Oregon Jewish Community Youth Foundation (OJCYF) is a program of the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation (OJCF), designed to encourage a lifelong passion for Jewish philanthropy, leadership and community. Through OJCYF, high school students develop a deep understanding of the importance and operations of nonprofit organizations. They evaluate local Jewish and secular organizations through…

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Stone Soup PDX Receives Community Grant

  Photo: Craig (left) and Ronit of Stone Soup PDX. Stone Soup PDX was one of the recipients of Umpqua Bank Charitable Foundation’s community grants. The foundation recently awarded 120 community grants to local nonprofits across its five-state footprint totaling $423.500. Nonprofits were selected from hundreds of applicants who demonstrated a strong commitment to serving…

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JNF’s Spectacular Sunday

The largest fundraising event in Jewish National Fund-USA’s 119-year history will take place on June 14, 2020, as the organization helps Israel’s Negev and Galilee regions prepare for a post-COVID-19 world. As Jewish National Fund-USA continues to support Israel’s immediate needs in response to the global health pandemic, the organization is preparing to call a…

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Community explores legacy giving at OJCF dinner

About 70 Jewish communal professional and lay leaders explored how legacy giving can ensure the community’s future at a May 24 program hosted by the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation Professional Advisors Group. “This is not about fund-raising. … This is about giving someone the opportunity to be remembered after they are gone,” said Gail Littman,…

Volunteer Mavens: Store to Door

Even before she became a senior, Store to Door Executive Director Helen Bernstein loved seniors. In 1979, Helen taught the first fitness classes in Manhattan designed specifically for seniors. She later went to the 92nd Street Y as director of the senior adult program. She chaired the Eastside Council on the Aging, a group focused…