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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…

Unistream

‘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

Shari Foos: Expanding Perspective and Deepening Empathy

“I care deeply about people, social justice and equality,” Shari Foos stated. “It pains me…

Schwartz Family: Tikkun Olam Woven Into Their DNA

Longtime Beverly Hills residents Lisa and Mark Schwartz exude a palpable sense of joy and…

Samantha & Jeremy Garelick: Creating a Family Culture of Tzedakah for Their Children

We want our kids to see the immediate result of helping somebody and to see…

Samantha & Jeremy Garelick

Ron Blanc – Assisting the State of Israel

Occupation: Tax and business attorney in Los Angeles for more than 44 years, recently retired…

Ron Blanc
Tax and business attorney
Foundation Grantee Hillel at UCLA Students

Hillel at UCLA

When our students look back on the pandemic, we know they’ll recall how their Jewish…

Paul Kester: Surviving the Holocaust and Living Tikkun Olam

Our purpose in life should be to help others — be it family, community, country,…

Paul Kester

Ozzie, z"l, and Dorothy Goren – Intergenerational philanthropy in action, L’dor d’vor

In 2013, Dorothy Goren and her husband Ozzie, of blessed memory, decided to leave a…

Ozzie, z"l, and Dorothy Goren

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