Philadelphia, PA • Since 1819

Emergency Aid

$44,169 distributed

There are no words to express my appreciation for your extreme generosity and kindness. You paid my entire electric bill while I was in the hospital, for which I will be forever grateful. –GG, age 69, $264

During the fiscal year that ended April 30, 2017, FHBS assisted 77 clients. Ninety-five grants were issued; the average grant was $465.00. Shelter, medical services and supplies, and utilities continued to be the top requests for aid. Support for this program was provided by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.