2021-2022 Grant Recipients
Religious Services and Holiday Programs at Greenwood House
70+ Jewish residents at Greenwood House participate in High Holiday services for Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, and Passover as well as educational programs and lectures discussing Jewish customs, laws and traditions.
Kosher Dietary Services at Greenwood House
Mashgiach on sight to supervise the kitchen and provide Kosher meals for the Jewish residents.
Shabbat In A Bag
Delivered weekly, Shabbat In a Bag program provides Shabbat meals to Jewish patients at two area hospitals. The program services 600 patients annually.
JCC Jewish Family Life Programs
Building stronger connections to Jewish traditions and Israel through innovative gatherings like Sukkot Fest, Hanukkah Family Day and Jewish Journey Adult Symposium.
Golden Age Club
Seniors in the community, including Holocaust survivors, meet bi-weekly over lunch to socialize and hear speakers.
Delivering more than 3,600 Jewish books to children in our community to celebrate Jewish culture and tradition.
PJ Library "Shalom Baby"
A unique program welcoming and engaging “new” to the community families.
JCC Abrams Camps Judaic Programming
Providing a fun summer camp experience filled with rich Jewish programming including Jewish Values, Israel Week, Israel Fair, Schlichim, and Shabbat Experience. These programs help build a strong Jewish identity and create a meaningful connection to Israel.
Shabbat on Wheels
A monthly delivery program providing Shabbat meals to homebound and isolated seniors in our community with the help of local volunteers.
Senior Outreach Services
Helping local Jewish seniors age safely and securely in place through a variety of services including geriatric care management, home health aides and personal emergency response system.
Gesher LeKesher is a Jewish teen leadership and mentoring program focused on strengthening connections between Jewish youth and developing their Jewish identity. The program runs over the course of two years, examining a variety of topics through a Jewish lens. High school juniors and seniors take the learned skills and implement them in a mentorship program geared toward 6th-8th graders.
Holocaust Services and Café Europa
Providing homecare, housecleaning, transportation KNOW, food vouchers, medicine, dental and medical assistance, emergency and funeral costs as well as Café Europa for local Holocaust survivors.
Financial Assistance for Campers at Chabad of Bucks
Providing financial assistance to campers attending Jewish Day Camp in Bucks County.
IsraelLINK is an ever-expanding curriculum developed by a team of innovative educators, curriculum developers and educational consultants that introduces students to the historical ties Jews have to the Land of Israel while providing portals for students to engage with modern Israel. The curriculum is provided to local educators.
Jewish Day School Scholarships
Providing financial assistance funds for Abrams Hebrew Academy to help 60% of Jewish families send their children to a Jewish school.
Mosaic is a premier organization housed at Adath Israel that provides quality artistic, musical and cultural programming. In the last three years, it offered more than 20 programs and entertained over 1,600 participants, in person and online. Programs are open to the entire community.
Creating Connections program, launched in Beth Chaim preschool, pairs unaffiliated Jewish families with synagogue mentors to help assist and welcome them into the community and engage them in Jewish life.
The Mitzvah Match Program encourages and reinforces philanthropy amongst our local community youth.
Sukkah Village 2021
The multi-day event was open to the entire community where hundreds of people of all ages came to Princeton to walk through and tour kosher, sustainable, and portable sukkahs, attend panel discussions, view a film screening and get artsy and crafty at the family event making Ushpezin invitations and sukkah decorations.
Brought the entire Mercer and Bucks community together to celebrate Chanukah over the span of eight days with candle lighting, music, food, and more!
An incredible monthly youth program available to teens in grades 6-8. Activities range from in-person meet-ups to off-site excursions. Teens are encouraged to invite friends, unwind, meet new Jewish teens, and make new life-long connections.
The Jewish American Heritage Festival
Established the 1st annual American Jewish Heritage Festival to come together, as one Jewish community, to celebrate our roots and proudly share our rich heritage.
Aliyahs from Around the Globe
Support Aliyahs from all over the world for any Jew wishing to move to Israel. Recently, the Federation assisted Ukrainian Jews wishing to make Aliyah from war-torn country and Ethiopian Jews who yearned to be reunited with their families who made Aliyah a few decades ago.
Aid Most Vulnerable Around the Globe
There are tens of thousands of Jews, many Holocaust survivors, live in poverty. We ensure they never have to choose between essentials like food and medicine. We also rescue Jews in danger when a crisis strikes.
Support Jewish Education Around the Globe
Federation supports the development of Jewish schools and making Jewish education accessible to everyone in 30 countries including Argentina, Cuba, Ukraine, and more.
Help support the emigration effort of 3,000 Olim from Ethiopia to Israel.
Children’s Clothing and Shoes for Victims of Terror
Gifting victims of terror in Israel new holiday clothing and shoes to alleviate financial burden and enhance holiday celebratory feeling at the most emotionally difficult time.
Rainwater Harvesting System
Build a rainwater harvesting system in Guatemala.
Emergency Ukrainian Relief Fund
Established to support Ukrainian refugees fleeing from war. Funds helped secure food, medicine, and shelter as well as maintain communication and support social workers on the ground staying with the clients to make sure they are cared for.