The Jewish Federation of Pinellas & Pasco Counties
The Jewish Federation of Pinellas & Pasco Counties is the heart and soul of the local Jewish community's philanthropic and humanitarian activities.The Federation builds and strengthens the Jewish community, from hometown to our homeland. Its mission is to ensure the continuity of the Jewish people and the tasks to achieve that mission are endless! Federation is a place the where philanthropy, volunteerism and shared commitment come together to make a difference, to repair the world. As part of a continent-wide system, federation has the capacity to reach every Jew in need with a social-service network unparalleled in the world. These resources and the experience and reach of its two preeminent overseas partners – the Jewish Agency for Israel and American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee – enable federation to bring life-saving and life-sustaining caring to all Jews in need. It brings North American Jews into direct, personal, meaningful partnerships with the people of Israel through many innovative programs. Among them: Partnership2Gether community-to-community programs; birthright israel, providing free first-time trips to Israel for Jewish youth; OTZMA volunteer opportunities in Israel for recent college graduates, and much more. Federation is the place that builds community and you are the spark that builds the Federation. By volunteering, you can play a pivotal role in relieving an older person's hardships, affirm for a child the powerful values of Jewish tradition and continuity, and help others do the wonderful deed of saving Jewish lives and Jewish life. Contact us and express your particular interests. The Federation will identify appropriate opportunities for you to contribute your time, expertise, ideas, and leadership.