Federations and Philanthropy News Update, October 9, 2015

The JFNA Emergency Committee facilitated a successful grant from The Jim Joseph Foundation and The AVI CHAI Foundation for $300,000 in educational support for families affected by the Houston flood.

•    JNS – $300K in Jewish education funding aids Houston families affected by flood


Meanwhile, Federations are highlighted in Southern Arizona, Ocean County, Vancouver, Detroit and Columbus.

•    Arizona Jewish Post – JFSA LGBT group moving beyond inclusion 
•    Asbury Park Press – 'Above and beyond' soars to Ocean County 
•    Canadian Jewish News – FEDTalks kick off Vancouver%u2019s annual campaign 
•    The Jewish Voice – Deconstructing Detroit: Tackling urban issues from a Jewish perspective 
•    The Columbus Dispatch – Sabbath celebration to unite Jews in worship