Our supporters are people with passion – for serving others and strengthening our community. We’re committed to helping you bring that passion to life.
For more information, contact our development team at (858) 637-3300.
Honor friends and family in a meaningful way by helping people in our community move forward.
Ensure San Diego remains a welcoming place for those in search of a safer life—free from violence and persecution. Your support makes our vital humanitarian response possible.
Help San Diego’s Jewish community members access critical services and support in a welcoming and compassionate space.
Generation after generation, our Friends of the Family have stepped up with the financial support to help our clients move forward.
Momentum is a community of people who are committed to showing up – month after month – to make a difference where it’s needed most.
One of the essential questions we ask ourselves is “What did I do to leave the world a better place than I found it?” Join the JFS Legacy Society and make an impact well into the future.
JFS partners with FreeWill to offer our community a secure, online estate planning tool. Using FreeWill, you can write your will for free and, if you choose, establish a lasting legacy with JFS through a legacy gift in your will.
Donate your car, truck, boat, motorcycle, or motor home to help children, families, and older adults in San Diego Move Forward.
There may be exceptions, based on agency needs at the time of the donation.
For security purposes, JFS requires pre-approval and scheduling for all on-site donation drop-offs with Allison at [email protected] or (858) 637-3242.
*If you believe your donation is valued at $5,000 or more and you want to deduct the value from your taxes, the IRS will require you to pay for a qualified appraisal prior to making your donation.
Unfortunately, we suspended our Furniture Donation Program in 2018. We greatly appreciate the time you invested in contacting us about your donations and apologize for the inconvenience. If you would like to connect to another charitable furniture donation program, we recommend the San Diego Rescue Mission, AMVETS, San Diego Habitat for Humanity, or The Salvation Army.
In November of 2022, Jewish Family Service of San Diego received Charity Navigator’s highest 4-star rating for the fifteenth consecutive year. Only 1% of charities reviewed nationwide have achieved such high standards of sound fiscal management, accountability, and transparency year after year.
Whether by donating a birthday or bar mitzvah, starting a giving circle, or sharing an anniversary, JFS supporters are working together in some pretty imaginative ways to change lives.
Every day, we are humbled by the people in our community who recognize a need and take action to do something about it. Join the efforts of our most dedicated campaigners.
Jewish Family Service provides robust immigration legal services in addition to humanitarian and shelter services for asylum seekers who have been released into the United States by the Department of Homeland Security.