Stories of Giving


Dyan Sublett

The Foundation’s support speaks to innovation and equity; themes that are threaded in the fabric…

Dyan Sublett

Debra & Steve Linesch: Building Bridges With the Nico Linesch Legacy Fund

Debra and Steve Linesch come from different backgrounds, but share underlying values that have shaped…

David Portowicz

During these difficult times, at-risk youth, families, the elderly, and Holocaust survivors need our help…

David Portowicz
Founder, Jaffa Institute

Baran Family – The Baran Endowment: five generations of passionate philanthropy

The Baran-Spiwak family has an incredible legacy for supporting Jewish causes locally, nationally, in Israel…

Baran Family

Asher Gellis

Thanks to the generous investment of The Foundation, JQ International can meet the needs of…

Asher Gellis
Executive Director, JQ International

Annette & Leonard Shapiro

For many years, Annette Shapiro has held pioneering leadership roles in the Jewish community and…

Alan S. Watenmaker, Attorney & Managing Member at Hoffman, Sabban & Watenmaker

With help from The Foundation, I was able to establish a philanthropic legacy for my…

Alan S. Watenmaker
Attorney & Managing Member at Hoffman, Sabban & Watenmaker