Plotting the Annual Campaign

You generously make a donation to our Federation Annual Campaign, but then where exactly do your dollars go? Your donation helps to support four major areas of work: Community, Jewish Identity, Israel and Overseas, and Vulnerable Populations.

The Federation can’t do all this work alone, so it allocates money from the Annual Campaign to various agencies and organizations who help to do the work. Our handy graph will tell you in which areas of work some of our organizations or agencies falls. Refer to the key below to get a sampling of the work they do.

The Key
1. Hooverwood
Hooverwood nursing home provides caring, individualized, person-centered care, which allows residents to thrive.

2. Popsie’s Pantry
A project of Jewish Family Services at The Reuben Center, Popsie’s Pantry provides over 200 individuals each month with the necessary food and personal products that they need to live healthy lives.

3. Jewish Community Relations Council
The public policy arm of the Jewish community, JCRC plans programs that build bridges between the Jewish community and our partners around Indiana.

4. JFGI Young Leadership Division and NEXTGen
YLD and NEXTGen programming provide unique opportunities for socializing, leadership development, and community service to those in their 20s-40s.

5. The Hasten Hebrew Academy of Indianapolis
HHAI provides a learning environment that fosters the religious, social, and academic growth of all students. HHAI offers an outstanding education in both general and Judaic studies, in order to develop responsible, ethical, and caring Jewish adults and American citizens of the future.

6. Jewish Community Center
This year, the JCC is celebrating 100 years of helping Hoosiers of all ages live healthier lives through arts, education, health, and wellness programs.

7. Bureau of Jewish Education
The BJE provides Holocaust education and resource support for teachers throughout the state of Indiana, as well as Hebrew school.

8. Partnership2Gether
P2G builds a living bridge between the Western Galilee in Israel, Budapest, Indianapolis, and 11 other U.S. communities. The impact of these programs moves far beyond the group level; each of us has the opportunity to become directly and personally involved.

9. Taglit-Birthright Israel
The vision of Taglit-Birthright Israel is to strengthen Jewish identity, Jewish communities, and solidarity with Israel by providing a 10-day trip to Israel for young Jewish people.

10. Indiana Hillels
Hillels around Indiana provide Shabbat dinners, Jewish learning programs, Israel advocacy training, and a Jewish home-away-from-home to more college students than ever before.

11. American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
JDC is the world’s leading Jewish humanitarian assistance organization, impacting millions of lives in more than 70 countries today. In Ukraine alone, the 32 Hesed social welfare centers have been supporting poor and elderly Jews with winter supplies, food, and other assistance. 

12. Jewish Agency for Israel
In 2014, aliyah (moving to Israel) was up 23 percent over 2013, with approximately 23,500 people moving to Israel. Integrating new immigrants is central to the Jewish Agency’s mission of connecting Jews with Israel, with one another, with their heritage, and with our collective future.


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