Campaign for Jewish Needs

The Campaign for Jewish Needs is the annual fundraising Campaign that ensures our community’s vitality and vibrancy in the year ahead. Whether we are feeding the hungry, comforting the sick, caring for the elderly, educating our youth, ensuring a Jewish future, or supporting Israel, our Jewish community stands together. And together, we can make the world a better place.

You Power Ability

We invest in, and advocate for, programs and services that address systemic issues and provide a strong safety net during times of personal crises.

You Power Identity

We ensure the long-term health and vibrancy of our diverse Jewish community. We support meaningful Jewish educational opportunities for all ages.

You Power Refuge

We monitor and confront anti-Semitism in whatever form it takes. We provide the education and tools needed to stand up and speak out on behalf of Israel and the Jewish people.

You Power Comfort

We feed the hungry, comfort the sick, aid the elderly and support those in need – in Louisville and around the world. We advocate for the vulnerable and, with Jewish values as our guide.

Campaign Leadership

Sara Klein Wagner, President & CEO
Stacy Gordon Funk, Senior Vice President of Philanthropy & Chief Development Officer Kristy Benefield, Philanthropy Database Senior Manager
Angie Fleitz, Senior Director of Philanthropy- JCC
Amy Fouts,
Grants & Partnership with Israel Contractor
Abigail Goldberg, Outreach: Hillel and Young Adult Engagement
Matt Goldberg,
Director of Individual Gifts
Jennifer Tuvlin, Senior Director of Donor Relations & Operations
Gayle Shoemaker, Philanthropy Data Base Coordinator
Shannon Rothschild, Senior Manager, Women’s Philanthropy and Outreach

Ben Vaughan
Campaign Co-Chair

Jessica Loving
Campaign Co-Chair

Susan Rudy
Pomegranate Chair

Jerry Abramson, 2018 Campaign Chair
Madeline Abramson, 2018 Campaign Chair

Shannon Benovitz
Jon Fleischaker
Jane Goldstein
Ralph Green
Dennis Hummel
Jennifer Jacobson
Kate Latts
David Leibson
Stephen Linker
Joanie Lustig
Robin Miller
Susan Rudy
Jon Salomon
Maury Tasman
Ben Vaughan
Leon Wahba

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