JCF Welcomes New Chair, Two New Trustees

JCF Welcomes New Chair, Two New Trustees

October 20, 2020 – Three prominent community leaders will serve on the Board of Trustees for the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford (JCF) for FY2021. Merrill Mandell, Chair of the Governance Committee, presented the nominations at JCF’s recent annual meeting. The Board voted and approved the following:

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Jewish Community Foundation and Jewish Federation Launch New Fund to Help People Impacted by COVID-19 in Greater Hartford’s Jewish Community

Jewish Community Foundation and Jewish Federation Launch New Fund to Help People Impacted by COVID-19 in Greater Hartford’s Jewish Community

March 26, 2020 – Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford and Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford today are launching the Jewish Hartford Rapid Relief and Recovery Fund (the Fund), a joint initiative providing Jewish community organizations with the resources required to address emergency social service and organizational needs caused by COVID-19.

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Endowing Social Services

Endowing Social Services

When Marlene Scharr’s youngest child was born with Down Syndrome, she thought about starting a group home for families who have members with intellectual challenges to celebrate Jewish traditions together. This initial vision inspired a gift in 1976 to the Foundation to establish the Jewish Association for Community Living (JCL) group homes in the Greater Hartford Jewish community.

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