WE'VE GOT WHAT IT TAKES.

To Get Things Done.

WE'VE GOT WHAT IT TAKES

To Get Things Done.

These last few years, we’ve faced unremitting crises in our own neighborhoods and in places far away. Working shoulder to shoulder with our partners, we’ve been able to offer relief and real solutions. We’ve saved lives.

Today, the challenges keep coming. We’re called to respond to pervasive poverty and hunger. Escalating antisemitism and anti-Zionism. War in Ukraine. A mental health epidemic. Polarization within our own community. All of this is happening against the backdrop of economic uncertainty that’s leaving no one untouched.

And yet...

We Dare to be Optimistic.
We Dare to Pursue
Big, Innovative Ideas.

— even in crisis (especially in crisis). We dare to DO. Because we have the resources, the know-how, and the network to move mountains. Powerfully and purposefully. We’ve proven it, again and again and again.

Every day, we’re getting people the help they need, providing the Jewish connections they crave, and mobilizing our community to come together as a force for good.

While today’s challenges are great, our resolve is greater.

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UJA.

We've got reach

To get things done.

We're nimble

When crises don't take turns.

We're a wide-open tent

And never has that mattered more.

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Leverage

When you give to UJA, you’re supporting $150 million in grants awarded annually to a network of nonprofit partners and hundreds of grantees in New York, in Israel, and around the world.

But...

Your gift leverages
so much more...

Millions of Dollars in Government Funding

UJA advocates at the federal, state, and city level for millions of dollars in government funding, benefiting the social service sector, nonprofit security, Holocaust survivors, Jewish day schools, and more.

Capital Funding

We raise millions of dollars in capital funding on behalf of our partners to buy, construct, and renovate facilities to meet our community’s changing needs.

Economies of Scale

We provide our partners an array of cost-saving and consultancy services: Professional development. Technical support. Savings on insurance. Help with investment management.

Massive Savings on Overhead

We rent UJA-owned properties to our partners at a nominal cost, saving network nonprofits $26 million annually — money they can spend on helping people.

That’s how we strengthen our network of partners from the ground up. And that’s how we’re prepared to handle any crisis thrown our way.

WE’RE USING THE POWER OF OUR NETWORK TO TAKE ON CLIMATE CHANGE.

We’re looking across our network at ways to reduce our carbon footprint. With incentives from UJA, all 22 partner JCCs have now had energy audits, which help unlock government and UJA funding for building updates. By 2024, we’re going to help all our JCCs go greener. And with hundreds of Jewish spaces before us, we’re just getting started.

Urgent Issues

We're facing right now.

When you give to UJA, you’re impacting a broad range of issues — all at once. Some are consistently critical areas of focus, like caring for Holocaust survivors. Or strengthening Israel as we celebrate its milestone 75th year of statehood. Others, like those that follow, rise to the surface with new urgency, a reflection of the times we live in.

Urgent Issues We’re Facing.

Fighting Poverty
and Hunger

Coming in 2023, we’re building a new Brooklyn hub that will offer an array of social services — all under one roof. From funding food pantries to government advocacy, we’re fighting hunger with everything we got. Learn more >

Combating Antisemitism
and Anti-zionism

We're educating people within and outside the Jewish community on what antisemitism is and how to fight it, so they can help us drown-out anti-Jewish hate. Learn more >

Responding to War
in Ukraine

We’re helping devastated refugees who need our financial and emotional support integrate into new communities — whether they remain in Europe, choose Israel, or resettle here in New York. Learn more >

Confronting a Mental
Health Epidemic

We’re investing in mental health services. Offering solutions to loneliness. And addressing domestic violence. For those who may feel shrouded in darkness, we’re shining a light. Learn more >

Strengthening Jewish
Connections

To effectively deal with the challenges of these times, we need to find common ground and a way to listen and learn about one another. That’s why we’re investing in groundbreaking programs that bridge divides. We believe our diversity is one of our greatest strengths.Learn more >

Join Us.

GIVE TO UJA’S ANNUAL CAMPAIGN. AS GENEROUSLY AS YOU CAN.

When you give to UJA’s annual campaign, you’re joining a community of innovators and problem-solvers, impacting millions of people. Thoughtfully, efficiently, and effectively.

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GET INVOLVED WITH US.

Choose to give. Volunteer with us. Attend events online and off. Advocate about the issues you care about. Pick one way to get involved — or all of them. Make UJA yours, and change lives while you do it.

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SECURE OUR COMMUNITY WITH A LEGACY GIFT.

Legacy gifts keep UJA’s endowment strong and allow us to respond to crises, like the war in Ukraine, without hesitation. Our provides one-third of our resources each year, giving us greater day-to-day impact — here in New York, in Israel, and around the world. Leave a legacy gift with UJA and secure our community’s future. Be the one remembered with gratitude. For generations.

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