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FAQ’s

Often we are asked, does the Jewish Federation of Western CT only support the Jewish community? The answer is a resounding no and below please read how we support the non-Jewish community:

The Jewish Federation of Western Connecticut is part of the Jewish Federations of North America, a nationwide humanitarian network that serves millions of Jews and non-Jews everyday around the world. The Jewish Federation network includes 157 Federations and 400 network communities.

We open our programs and services to the entire community. For example, non-Jewish seniors attend our lunch programs and the community at large participates in our health and benefit-screening programs. All of our programs are open to the entire community regardless of faith. Here are specific examples of how the Jewish Federation of Western Connecticut supports the non-Jewish community as well as the Jewish community:

  • Waterbury Area Food Banks
  • A scholarship fund for Waterbury residents open to students of any faith
  • Assistance to Waterbury Youth and Family Services
  • We support the Susan B. Anthony Community Education programs which provided an anti-bullying program
  • We contribute support to the Literacy Volunteers of Greater Waterbury
  • We support the Southbury Mobile Food Pantry
  • The Brownstein Jewish Family Services provides the SNAP screening process, Love & Knishes Senior Lunch Programs
  • Donation to Daily Bread Food Pantry, Danbury
  • Grant to Jewish Family Service for support of social service efforts in greater Danbury area
  • Grant for Reading Partners, Danbury