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.

Ways to Support JFS:

Donate
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.

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.

Planned Giving
Leave a legacy! Your planned gift or bequest will guarantee the well being of local individuals and families for generations to come. Discuss your long-term charitable goals with your family and financial planner, then contact JFS.
Tribute Cards
Leave a legacy! Your planned gift or bequest will guarantee the well being of local individuals and families for generations to come. Discuss your long-term charitable goals with your family and financial planner, then contact JFS.
Matching Gifts
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.
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.
Designate a Gift
Via 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.

Via Kroger Community Rewards:

JFS is enrolled in Kroger’s Community Rewards program, which designates a portion of each purchase you make to your selected organization. Visit www.kroger.com/communityrewards, login or create your Kroger digital account, and designate JFS (NPO EF132) as your organization.

Via Amazon Smile:

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!  Every eligible purchase you make with Amazon Smile will result in a donation.

Via iGive:

Create a free account and support JFS everytime you shop at iGive’s partner organizations! A portion of each purchase through iGive will be donated to JFS.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!  Every eligible purchase you make with Amazon Smile will result in a donation.

In-Kind Donations
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. Learn more about what in-kind donations are accepted here.
Volunteer with JFS
Visit our Volunteer Page to learn about the opportunities at JFS.

Refugee Symposium

October 22-23, 2018
Rackham Graduate School
Ann Arbor, MI

Keeping Our Door Open: A Multi-Dimensional Approach to Refugee Resettlement

Leaders, scholars, politicians, and professionals covering: Health & Wellness, Impact & Integration, Policy & Advocacy, Transformative Practices

Lecture & Dessert Reception

November 11, 2018
Mediterrano Restaurant
Ann Arbor, MI

Immigrants & Refugees: Today, Yesterday and Tomorrow

Featuring Deborah Dash Moore, Ph.D.
Frederick G.L. Huetwell Professor of History and Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan

Creative Writing for All Ages

September 29-December 5, 2018
The Kensington Hotel
Ann Arbor, MI

From Memory to Memoir: A Celebration of Life Stories

Cultivate your inner storyteller and create a lasting legacy with this 10-week creative writing course.

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