Philadelphia, PA • Since 1819

Emergency Aid

$58,220 distributed

You have made my day! Thank you for your kindness and generosity.
~S.B., age 80, $262 for laptop for client who recently moved to Abramson Center for Jewish Life and missed her favorite pastime of playing on the computer

Thank you so very much for paying for my mom’s funeral service.  I really appreciate it!  My mom was able to die with dignity and that means so much to me and my family.
~A.G. $780 towards funeral expenses. Mother was a Holocaust survivor.

During the fiscal year that ended April 30, 2020, FHBS assisted 80 clients. One hundred and four grants were issued; the average grant was $551. Shelter, medical services and home repairs continued to be the top priorities. Support for this program was provided by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.