United Jewish Federation of Greater Stamford, New Canaan and Darien
Mission of the Federation
To promote and maintain the welfare and unity of the Jewish people, and to provide financial and other assistance to agencies, organizations, and programs which engage in or promote rescue and resettlement, religious, welfare, health, philanthropic, community relations, educational, cultural, and social service activities and projects for the benefit of Jews in Israel and the Diaspora.
To serve as a central fund-raising and allocation agency in the greater Stamford, New Canaan and Darien area, and to approve, sponsor, conduct, clear and coordinate the raising and allocation of funds in such area for the benefit of Jewish Activities and the general purposes of the Federation stated herein.
To cooperate with, provide leadership development for, and otherwise assist local, national, and international agencies and organizations and local congregations, and to establish and implement proper programs in order to plan, coordinate, promote and advance Jewish Activities on a local, national and international level.
To promote and nurture harmony, understanding, consensus, and good relations among the members of the Jewish community and between the Jewish community and the larger communities of which it is a part.
To represent and serve as spokesperson for the Jewish community in the greater Stamford, New Canaan and Darien area in all matters of general Jewish interest and concern, including those subjects and organizations referred to in the first paragraph. In this context, to serve as the central management team when an emergency occurs that affects the greater Stamford, New Canaan and Darien Jewish communities.