2016 Recipients

Anti-Defamation League, Eastern Pennsylvania

Anti Defamation League2016 Annual Walk Against Hate: Sponsor
1800 youth and adults are making strides against bigotry and hatred in their communities by signing on to the 6th annual Walk. A multi-generational assembly of people of different religions, races, cultures and beliefs will assemble in the Philadelphia Naval Yard to start the walk.

Thirty Diversity Expo partners representing local nonprofit organizations will showcase their contributions to celebrating diversity in the community.

The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp

Hospital Outreach Program at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)

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 is a sponsor of "Camp Week at CHOP," where for one week in July, Camp and all the regalia and fanfare come to the hospital and clinical setting. The Camp's Outreach Specialists collaborate with hospital staff and volunteers to bring the playful spirit of camp and transport it to 500 kids' bedsides and playrooms on every unit, to help restore joy and laughter to these youngsters lives. During a time laden with fear, stress, and uncertainty in their young lives, these children get to do what normal kids do in the summer.

Comic Relief, Red Nose Day

Save the Children
Red Nose Day's mission is to lift kids around the world out of poverty. A two-hour prime-time television event, it brings together the biggest stars, to raise funds to keep children and young people safe, healthy and educated. 50% of the $31.5 million raised this year helped the one of five children here in the U.S. living in poverty. The other half is spent in some of the poorest communities in Latin America, Asia, and Africa.

The Foundation’s donation provided:

  • Funding to keep 2 children safe, sheltered and off the street for one week
  • Eye exam and glasses for 2 children in need
  • Medical supplies for a doctor’s visit on a mobile clinic
  • Anti-malaria nets to protect 2 mothers and their babies
  • Antibiotics for 2 children with pneumonia
  • Food for 100 children a day in a food crisis
  • Essential immunizations for 10 low income children in the US
  • Provides 7 at-risk children a safe place to go after school and during the summer

Gershman Y: 36th Jewish Film Festival

Philadelphia Jewisth Film Festival

November Event: Premier Sponsor
"Keep Quiet" is a documentary about the "new anti-Semitism" in Europe, and how it moves a large population to quickly rally behind a charismatic hate leader. This hate shapes and changes his life with one phone call.

International House; University of Pennsylvania; 11/9


Philabundance is a non-profit food bank that serves the Philadelphia and Delaware Valley region of Pennsylvania.

The Foundation made a substantial contribution to the Not At All A Ball charity fundraiser. Our contribution provided nutritious meals for 700 seniors on fixed income, 500 meals for struggling families and meals for 200 hungry children.

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.

Female Hebrew Benevolent Society

Female Hebrew Benevolent Society
CLFSA contribution supports four specific areas of assistance: emergency aid, including monthly stipends; personal emergency response systems for frail elderly; pharmacy stipend program; and camp scholarships.

Walk Against Hate
Anti-Defamation League's WALK AGAINST HATE
Hole in the Wall Gang Camp
Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival