2015 Recipients

The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp

Hole in the Wall Gang CampPaul Newman, Founder.
Based in Ashford, Connecticut, the camp is dedicated to providing "a different kind of healing" to seriously ill children and their families throughout the Northeast, free of charge.

The Foundation sponsored one adolescent camper for the Hero's Journey (a wilderness-based experiential-education program designed to promote life skills, and confidence through adventure learning) camp program.

Anti-Defamation League, Eastern Pennsylvania

Anti Defamation League2015 Annual Walk Against Hate: Sponsor
Over 1,500 people representing various races, religions, and beliefs walked down Martin Luther King drive, Philadelphia together, championing ideals of diversity and inclusion.

Thirty Diversity Expo partners representing local nonprofit organizations showcased their contributions to supporting diversity in the community.

2015 Americanism Event: Sponsor
This event honored S.A. Ibrahim, interfaith activist - the first Muslim to be voted to the board of trustees of the Anti-Defamation League. Through the youth exchange program of his foundation, he opened channels between Muslims and Jewish youth.

Gershman Y: 35th Jewish Film Festival

Closing event/gala: Premier Sponsor
Albie Sachs, Freedom Fighter. Attorney. Documentary Film: Soft Vengeance: Albie Sachs and the New South Africa
Albie Sachs fought for freedom and equality-democracy for all South Africans (he helped to overturn the apartheid regime and was the architect of the new Constitution). He was presented the Tikkun Olam award.

Narberth Community Food Bank; Donation

Support to food insecure population of Lower Merion Township


Philabundance is a non-profit food bank that serves the Philadelphia and Delaware Valley region of Pennsylvania. The Foundation contributes several times a year, but especially at Thanksgiving, providing holiday meals for its neighbors.

Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia

Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia

Center For Social Responsibility: Provides funding and support to other local Jewish agencies that serve medically frail and at-risk older persons with case management; that provide community services to adults with developmental disabilities, brain injury, autism, mental illness; that provide congregate meals including home-based meals for low income and food insecure. Food Banks in five neighborhoods for food insecure seniors and their families.

Center for Israel and Overseas: Involvement with worldwide agencies as it engages Jews in the development and stability of Israel through disadvantaged and at-risk youth programs; supports agencies that help those in distress overseas 'hotspots' (Ukraine, France, Ethiopia, Israel) in rescue, relief, renewal programs; Aid for Life program provides needy Holocaust survivors with the physical, mental, and financial support through collaboration with the National Health Clinics, municipal welfare departments, and the business sector.

Hole in the Wall Gang Camp
HOLE IN THE WALL GANG camper talks to Carole about how meaningful "Heroes Journey" (The Challenges course) was to helping him develop a more positive outlook and believe in all he could do, rather than could not do.
Hole in the Wall Gang Camp
HUNDREDS OF FEET ON THE GROUND in the Anti-Defamation League's annual WALK Against Hate.
Hole in the Wall Gang Camp
AMERICANISM - The Anti-Defamation League honors S.A. Ibrahim for his interfaith activism and in building bridges to interfaith understanding amongst Muslim and Jewish youth.
Hole in the Wall Gang Camp
PHILADELPHIA JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL - The Foundation honors Albie Sachs, who was pivotal in the fall of apartheid and the rise of a free South Africa.