Ways to give
Your donation goes a long way at Jewish Family Service. When a family needs help following a crisis, when an older adult needs a friendly visitor, or when a Jewish single parent needs help staying connected to the community—with your support, we make a difference in people’s lives. Your donation, made directly to Jewish Family Service, is a lifeline for someone in need.
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Jewish Family Service of San Diego is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions to Jewish Family Service are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. JFS's tax identification number is 95-1644024.
We achieved Charity Navigator's 4-star rating for the tenth consecutive year. Only 1% of charities reviewed nationwide have accomplished such high standards of sound fiscal management, accountability, and transparency year after year. As Charity Navigator puts it, "This 'exceptional' designation from Charity Navigator differentiates Jewish Family Service of San Diego from its peers and demonstrates to the public it is worthy of their trust." Read Charity Navigator's Review>>
And soon, these stars will mean even more.
Fiscal responsibility is paramount—but only if we measurably improve clients’ lives. Starting next year, Charity Navigator’s rating system will evaluate how well nonprofits track and report their results. We’re ready.
Empowerment, caring, and connection are core to our mission.
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To make a donation, call (858) 637-3034 or mail a check payable to Jewish Family Service to Jewish Family Service, Turk Family Center, 8804 Balboa Avenue, San Diego, CA 92123.
Does your company participate in an Employer Matching Gifts Program? It’s easy to double or triple your donation with a matching gift! Many employers will match their employees’ contributions to JFS through their corporate Matching Gift Program, giving your gift even greater impact at no additional cost to you. To find out if your company has a Matching Gifts Program, speak with your company’s human resources department or contact Dana Levin at JFS at (858) 637-3013 or email@example.com.
You can make a donation through your JCF fund by issuing a grant through the JCF website.
Click here to download our step-by-step guide for setting up a recurring donation