Donors

Klara & Martin Shandling

December 13, 2022

Martin served as president of Beth Jacob Congregation, the largest Orthodox shul west of the Mississippi, and has an intimate…

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Stacy Reznikoff Kent & Ranon Kent

December 13, 2022

Stacy and Ranon are second-generation Foundation donors, having learned the value of tikkun olam and strategic giving from their parents. They opened…

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Taking Their Own Advice: Sue & Paul Hoffman

September 23, 2022
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“We both grew up with an understanding that giving tzedakah is an essential part of being a Jew and of strengthening the…

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Modeling Compassion: Georgina & Alan Rothenberg

September 21, 2022

I always tell people that if they want to get started as philanthropists, there’s no better way to do it…

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Sharing Blessings: The Baran Spiwak Family

September 21, 2022

The Foundation really honors what was important to our parents,” Sheila says. “I like to think they’re smiling somewhere. Philanthropy…

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Driven by Social Activism: Pam & Evan Kaizer

April 5, 2022

It takes a special kind of soul to make a lifelong commitment to prioritizing community needs, but Pam and Evan…

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Dorit & Harry Nelson: Sparking Joy through Tzedakah

November 15, 2021

Our hearts are pulled in so many directions because there are so many needs. We do our best to meet…

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Arthur Greenberg: A Life of Service and Philanthropy

October 29, 2021

I’ve made arrangements in my estate plan that will enable my sons to use the Foundation for their own charitable…

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Raphael & Sasha Morozov

October 1, 2021

To make the most impact, one must not simply donate but think outside the box, mentor, and volunteer. Raphael and…

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Jane Jelenko

October 1, 2021

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

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Jessica Nadel & Josh Feffer

September 30, 2021

by Steve Gamer, Vice President of Advancement Josh Feffer and Jessica Nadel established a Donor Advised Fund (DAF) in 2015.…

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Jeremy Barnett

September 30, 2021

A Calabasas resident, Jeremy is the chief marketing officer for Cyberscout, a cybersecurity services company. The Barnett family has been…

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Suzanne Weiss Morgen: Honoring the Past

September 26, 2021

To hear Suzanne Weiss Morgen tell it, philanthropy is not unlike singing: Both disciplines require you to find your voice…

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Sheila Baran Spiwak: Healing the World

September 26, 2021

I think advancing human rights and animal rights are part and parcel of the same thing. Both touch who we…

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Susan Hirsch Wohl: Building a Legacy

September 26, 2021

Giving back comes naturally to Susan Hirsch Wohl. Growing up in a house with parents who emphasized the importance of…

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Marcia and Dick Volpert: For The Common Good

September 22, 2021

When it comes to giving back, few Angelenos are as involved or invested as Marcia and Richard (Dick) Volpert. For…

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

September 21, 2021

I feel like my purpose for coming into this world was philanthropy. It’s immensely fulfilling work. Helping others is at…

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Tony and Catherine Chanin

September 21, 2021

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

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Sid & Joan Marantz

September 21, 2021

About Sid & Joan Marantz and their family: Sid Marantz is co-owner of Cooperative Purchasers, a family business and leading…

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Marcie Polier Swartz: Problem-Solving With Passion and Instinct

September 21, 2021

Marcie Polier Swartz approaches her philanthropy with an entrepreneur’s spirit. It comes naturally. Her father was a successful small business…

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Mark Schwartz – Zionism and the long-term security of Israel

September 21, 2021

Mark Schwartz is chairman and CEO of Hypertension Diagnostics, a medical device company based in Minneapolis, MN. The former Wall…

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Mark Weinstein

September 21, 2021

Occupation: President & CEO of MJW Investments; commercial real estate developer Background: Growing up in a working-class neighborhood of Canoga…

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Max Factor Family Foundation

September 21, 2021

The Max Factor Family Foundation (MFFF), a private family foundation, supports organizations that inspire hope and offer relief to local…

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Melissa Marantz Nealy Foundation

September 21, 2021

About the Melissa Marantz Nealy Foundation:Melissa Marantz Nealy died of a degenerative neuromuscular disease in 2005 at the age of…

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Michael and Irene Ross Endowment Fund

September 21, 2021

Mickey and Irene Ross, of blessed memory, would feel very good knowing how their endowment is helping people get back…

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