How You Can Help
There are many ways to support JFCS with a financial contribution. Please read below to find the giving option that is best for you. If there is another way you would like to support JFCS, please contact our development office at 412-586-3777.
If you participate in the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s annual campaign, you may designate all or part of your donation to JFCS by using the agency code 76. For participants in the Three Rivers CFC campaign, our agency code is 95226.
Your gift goes to work immediately, directly helping those who need it most. Select JFCS, or designate your gift to a specific JFCS program in the designation drop-down menu on the Donate page.
Knowing we can count on your contribution helps us continuously provide services to those who are struggling. Consider choosing the Recurring Gift option when you make a donation through our Donate page.
Honor or memorialize a special person or event with a Tribute Card. After you make your donation, we’ll send a beautiful personalized card to your chosen recipient, informing them of your thoughtfulness. Select Tribute Card–JFCS or Tribute Card—JFCS Squirrel Hill Food Pantry in the designation drop-down menu on the Donate page. Please be sure to enter all tribute information, including tribute message and signature, and the name and address of where tribute should be sent. To dedicate a gift or request a Tribute Card, you can also call our development office at 412-586-3777.
Stock Gifts & Securities
Donating appreciated securities (stocks, bonds or mutual funds you’ve held for more than one year) is typically an excellent way to reduce or avoid capital gains taxes and receive a federal income tax charitable deduction. Please call our Director of Communications & Fundraising 412-586-3778 to make your gift.
In-kind donations are welcome at JFCS. We accept donations of nonperishable food, personal care items and diapers at the JFCS Squirrel Hill Food Pantry. Please call the Pantry Coordinator at 412-421-2708 to schedule a drop-off. JFCS Refugee & Immigrant Services is not accepting donations of diapers, household goods, clothing, bedding, household items, food or furniture at this time.
Create a legacy of caring. Establishing an endowment or making a charitable bequest to JFCS ensures we can provide critical social services to those who are struggling with life changes and challenges for generations to come. Contact our Director of Communications & Fundraising at 412-586-3778 for more information.
Donate your car to JFCS through our partner North Hills Community Outreach’s Community Auto program, which makes vehicle ownership affordable to low-income individuals and families so they have a reliable means of transportation. Click here for more information or to donate. Make sure you specify “JFCS” as the beneficiary at the bottom of the online form.
Jewish Family and Community Services is a 501(c)(3) organization. Contributions are deductible under section 170 of the IRS Code.