Philadelphia, PA • Since 1819

Emergency Aid

$58,654 distributed

Thank you so much for your generosity. It was truly appreciated.
M.R., age 85, $440 for wheelchair van to transport nursing home resident to son’s funeral, burial and shiva

During the fiscal year that ended April 30, 2019, FHBS assisted 84 clients. One hundred and ten grants were issued; the average grant was $533. Shelter, medical services and supplies, utilities and home repairs continued to be the top priorities. Support for this program was provided by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.