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Community Update - Coronavirus

Dear Friends,

We care deeply for the health and welfare of our community. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has posed some unique challenges to the way we live, work, celebrate, worship and congregate. Amid all the uncertainty there is one thing we are certain of: we are a resourceful and resilient people and will get through this together.

The Foundation is here to do all we can to help. We are working closely with the Federation, our community partners and donors to mitigate the impact of COVID19. We are currently exploring ways to support the essential services provided by our partners and will provide updates about what we are doing and how you can help.

We encourage you to support the local synagogues, schools and organizations aiding people who are most vulnerable to get through these trying times. The Foundation is in close contact with these organizations and is happy to provide guidance on how you can continue supporting the causes you hold dear. For more information, please contact Kathryn Gonnerman, Vice President of Philanthropy, at kgonnerman@jcfhartford.org.

Jewish lore holds thatKing Solomon was once “humbled” by a merchant who said to him, “gam zeya’avor” – this too shall pass – an assurance repeated by our sages,Persian Sufi poets and Abraham Lincoln. Let’s keep this in mind as we work together to steer our families and our community through these trying times.

Following is some important information regarding the Foundation’s activities. Please click here: https://www.jcfhartford.org/Learn/JCFBlog/tabid/256/PostID/91/Community-Update--Coronaviros.aspx

Thanks again for your support, strength and generosity. 


We are pleased to present our 2019 Annual Report; click here for the full report.

Click here to view the listing of funds and fund balances as of June 30, 2019.