Stories of Giving


Jewish Community Foundation Donor Jane Jelenko

Jane Jelenko

The Foundation has helped guide me on how to most strategically structure my giving. The…

Jewish Community Foundation Donors Jessica Nadel and Josh Feffer with their family

Jessica Nadel & Josh Feffer

by Steve Gamer, Vice President of Advancement Josh Feffer and Jessica Nadel established a Donor…

Jeremy Barnett

A Calabasas resident, Jeremy is the chief marketing officer for Cyberscout, a cybersecurity services company….

Jewish Community Foundation Donor David Jacobs for Legacy Magazine

Q&A with David Jacobs, Financial Planner and Foundation Donor

David is a financial planner involved in the LA Jewish community and says The Foundation…

Jewish Community Foundation Donor Suzanne Weiss Morgen Headshot for Legacy

Suzanne Weiss Morgen: Honoring the Past

To hear Suzanne Weiss Morgen tell it, philanthropy is not unlike singing: Both disciplines require…

Jewish Community Foundation Donor Sheila Baran Spiwak with husband for Legacy

Sheila Baran Spiwak: Healing the World

I think advancing human rights and animal rights are part and parcel of the same…

Susan Hirsch Wohl Jewish Community Foundation Donor for Legacy magazine

Susan Hirsch Wohl: Building a Legacy

Giving back comes naturally to Susan Hirsch Wohl. Growing up in a house with parents…

Jewish Community Foundation Donors Marcia and Dick Volpert

Marcia and Dick Volpert: For The Common Good

When it comes to giving back, few Angelenos are as involved or invested as Marcia…

Whizin and Schultz: Life’s Purpose Is For Helping People

I feel like my purpose for coming into this world was philanthropy. It’s immensely fulfilling…


‘A grant from the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles enabled Unistream to establish a…

Tony and Catherine Chanin

It’s only been a few years since mom’s passing. The Family Support Organization she established allows us…

Tony and Catherine Chanin

Tom Corby, CPA, Corby & Corby

One of my clients with his own family foundation had traditionally made large donations to…

Tom Corby
CPA, Corby & Corby