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NURTURING HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

We keep our community healthier by treating body, mind, and spirit.

Our investments help heal people facing trauma and grief, offer critical services to individuals struggling with mental illness, and support those at the end of life.

The Facts:

  • 850,000 children in New York State suffer from mental illness.
  • 112,000 local Jewish households need help for a loved one suffering from a serious or chronic illness.
  • 400,000 Israeli children are devastated by abuse, emotional issues, and other serious problems.  

Our Impact:

  • 12,800 New York families receive safe, affordable child care.
  • 21,600 children in the New York area receive counseling, foster care, and academic support.
  • 80,000 Israeli kids are overcoming cycles of poverty and abuse through counseling and early intervention.
  • 20,000 New Yorkers get counseling for depression, grief, and anxiety from social workers in synagogues and community centers.
  • $3 million was secured in government funding — thanks to our lobbying efforts — for Low-Income Child Care Vouchers.

With thanks to our network of nonprofits.

HELP US SUPPORT THOSE IN NEED

Give to UJA and help millions of people live better lives.