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Ways to Support

Now more than ever, JFS needs your help to inspire humanity. Your support helps people lead better and sustainable lives!

Your generosity makes it possible for JFS to meet the essential needs of people in our community. Your financial contribution has the potential to transform the lives of those who are faced with myriad challenges such as poverty, disability, aging, failing health, unemployment, immigration and acculturation.

Make a Donation Online

You can choose to make a one time donation or sign-up for ongoing sustainable donations by phone, mail, or online using your credit or debit card via Authorize.net easily and securely by clicking this link

Donor Privacy Policy: JFS does not trade, share or sell any donor information. Donors who supply JFS with their postal addresses or email addresses may be contacted periodically for solicitation purposes and/or with information regarding upcoming events. Donors not interested in being contacted on a periodic basis may opt out of these contacts by notifying JFS.


Other Ways to Give

Your gift guarantees that JFS has the resources to help rather than turn people away.

By Mail: 
Send your payment to:
    Jewish Family Services
    Attention: Development Department
    2245 S. State Street, Suite 200
    Ann Arbor, MI 48104

By Phone:
Call the Development Director at (734) 769-0209 and make a pledge or gift by credit card.

For Gifts of Securities:
It is easy to transfer shares to Jewish Family Services. Contact Denise Bennett at the Jewish Federation (734) 677-0100 who will facilitate this simple transaction on behalf of JFS.

Planned Giving:
Leave a legacy! Your planned gift or bequest will guarantee the well being of local individuals and families for generations to come. Planned gifts may include cash, securities, real estate or other tangible assets. Discuss your long-term charitable goals with your family and financial planner, then contact JFS at (734) 769-0209.

Tribute Cards:
Honor, celebrate or memorialize family, friends or life cycle events with a JFS Tribute Card. You can order a Tribute Card online and we will mail it on your behalf. 

Click here to order a Tribute Card by making your secure donation online. If you prefer to order over the telephone, please call us: (734) 769-0209.

Matching Gifts Via Your Employer:
Double, or even triple, your gift to JFS with your employer’s matching gift. Ask your corporate financial manager if your company will match your gift.

Designate a Gift via The United Way:
Designate your United Way gift to Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County – be sure to specify your local agency and the funds will be sent to us. You will receive recognition from both JFS and United Way.

In-Kind Donations and Our Office Wishlist:
A working car, a tank of gasoline, or funds for unexpected expenses can prevent unemployment and homelessness. JFS regularly seeks office equipment, vehicles, and other items in good working order to increase productivity, use in our programs and services, or even help get more volunteers involved.

Click this link to learn about types of In Kind Donations and to review our Office Wishlist

Support JFS By Shopping at Kroger and Amazon!

1. JFS has enrolled in Kroger's Community Rewards program! This wonderful organization makes a donation to JFS every time a registered shopper makes a purchase. To choose JFS as your charity of choice, visit this site: www.kroger.com/communityrewards, login to your Kroger digital account and choose JFS (NPO 43864). If you don't have a digital account, you can create one here www.kroger.com/communityrewards. Be sure to have your Kroger Plus card handy!!

2. Simply visit smile.amazon.com, login, and select ' Jewish Family Services Of Washtenaw County Inc' as your 'charity of choice', and shop as you normally would! JFS will immediately begin receiving donations from eligible purchases when you begin shopping! Amazon remembers your selection, so every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation.