​​​​​​​​​​​Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley relies on the generosity of individuals, local businesses and the broader community to support our mission to “help members of our community successfully meet the challenges of daily life by providing quality human services.”  Your contribution is the lifeline that allows us to touch so many lives.    To See Our Latest List of Donors for all our programs, click here , , ,

JFS SV welcomes contributions by check or credit card, gift cards, stock donations, gifts through planned giving, household goods and vehicle donations.  Your contribution is usually tax deductible.  Additionally, you may designate cash, stock, or planned giving contributions to a specific Designated Fund.   For a list of these funds, click here.

There are many ways to give:

Cash Donations

Cash donations are welcome, either online or by simply mailing a check to Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley at our address below.  Online donations are through PayPal by use of your credit card or your PayPal account.  Click DONATE button at top of page.

Gift Card Donations

Supermarket (e.g. Safeway, Trader Joe's, Target) and gas station gift cards of $25 or $50 are always welcome and an easy way to help.  Just bring them to JFS SV offices during office hours.

Read a Letter from Annie.  Her personal story on giving and receiving!

Big-Hearted Birthdays
What better way to celebrate your own birthday than by asking friends to skip gifts and make a donation of a gift card to a local supermarket or gas station? Learn more.

Centerpieces for Tzedakah
Flowers are lovely, but they wilt in a few days. Instead, why not rent beautiful JFS SV food basket Centerpieces for Tzedakah for your child's bar or bat mitzvah or other special occasion? The rental fee directly benefits the Project NOAH Food Assistance ProgramLearn more.

Emergency Fund for Refugees

JFS SV urgently needs your support.  We protect refugees who have experienced persecution due to their religion, ethnicity, political expression or sexual orientation.  Learn More.

Vehicle Donations
JFS SV makes it easy to make a tax deductible car, motorcycle, boat, or other vehicle donation.  Learn more.

Share Your Garden's Bounty

Here's a way for you to share your extra home-grown produce with our clients in need.  Learn More.

Shabbat Dinners

JFS SV collaborates with Pars Kosher Market to provide delicious Shabbat meals for needy members of our community.  Learn More.

Corporate Programs

Many local corporations offer matching programs or grants based on volunteering.  If your employer has a program, it's a great way to double the value of your gift.  Learn More.

Household Goods

Our refugees and new emigres have many household needs.  JFS SV welcomes your donations of computers, TVs, furniture and appliances.  Learn More.

Stock Donations
Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley will graciously accept donations of stocks.

For more info, please contact: Mindy Berkowitz, Executive Director at mindyb@jfssv.org

Designated Funds

You may designate cash, stock, or planned giving contributions to a specific Designated Fund.  Learn More.

Legacy Giving
In addition to annual cash contributions, you may wish to contribute to JFS SV through deferred or planned gifts such as annuities, stocks and bonds, real estate, or life insurance policies that name JFS SV as a beneficiary.  Learn More.​​​   For more info, contact Mindy Berkowitz at
mindyb@jfssv.org  (408) 357-7455

Call Us: 408.556.0600

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JFS Refugee

Housing Fund
Our refugees are in need now more than ever.