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We know there are many people in the community who want to help. Here is how you can make a difference now.

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation wants you to know that whichever way you select to make a donation, you will have a dramatic impact on the most vulnerable individuals and families in our community who are facing extreme uncertainty and financial instability as a result of the widespread coronavirus. We thank you for your caring, generosity and willingness to help in this unprecedented crisis. We are truly all in this together.

Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign Donation

The Annual Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign is the best way you can support our local Jewish community’s capacity to respond to the enormity of the COVID-19 crisis, now. The safety net of critical programs already assisting the most vulnerable in Miami will experience a dramatic rise in demand for services in the days and weeks ahead.

Read more and to make a donation to the Federation/UJA Campaign now.


Supplemental Donation Directed to the Coronavirus Crisis in Miami

There are immediate needs as people from all sectors adjust to this new reality and require assistance with everyday expenses including paying for rent, utilities, food and medication.

Make a Supplemental Coronavirus Donation for emerging challenges now.


Looking for ways to help your community during this unprecedented time?

The Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC) is currently seeking volunteers to perform a variety of good deeds that will benefit our community in this time of distress. These volunteer opportunities include:

  • Packing food bundles for households served by the Jewish Community Services Kosher Food Bank
  • Delivering groceries, holiday items and other supplies to homebound adults throughout Miami
  • Creating decorated springtime baskets at home, which will be delivered to the Miami Rescue Mission to bring cheer to homeless youngsters

More volunteer opportunities are arising each day. We encourage you to check back frequently. You can make a difference by bringing hope when and where it is most needed. Register now to be part of our Jewish Volunteer Center and to stay updated about how you can help during this period of immense challenge. 

Volunteer Sign-Up

Access our volunteer form and our Jewish Volunteer Center will be in touch with you shortly.


Phone Calls to Your Community

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation Jewish Volunteer Center is in need of volunteers to make telephone reassurance calls to Jewish seniors in our community. The calls are intended as a friendly check-in and a wellbeing check. Volunteers will be provided with a list of names, a script to guide the conversation and a link to an online needs assessment survey to document each call. Based on the survey answers, seniors will be linked to services in the community. To volunteer, please register by clicking here. If you have any questions, or would like to discuss further, please email lTabachnikoff@gmjf.org or call 305-680-9353.

Create Summertime Baskets

Help bring smiles to homeless children at the Miami Rescue Mission by creating springtime baskets for homeless children at the Miami Rescue Mission. This family-friendly project, organized by the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Jewish Volunteer Center, is a great opportunity to keep your kids busy while performing a mitzvah. For a DIY guide on how to make the baskets and information for no-contact drop off, please email volunteer@gmjf.org.

Make Masks for Healthcare Workers

Create masks to protect healthcare workers on the frontlines on the pandemic


Phone Pals

Congregation Dor Chadash connects members by phone


Free Virtual Grief Support Groups

The Children’s Bereavement Center is offering free virtual grief support groups for middle- and high-schoolers and adults in English and also in Spanish for adults. The organization is also working with art and music specialists to create activities that elementary-aged participants can complete at home with their parents or caregivers.


Be a Hero

Gather supplies from around the house and send them to the medical staff on the frontlines. Click here for more information.


Make a Difference Through Skills For Impact

Skills for Impact, a new platform for volunteers organized by Repair the World, is an accessible and impactful way to connect virtually with nonprofits on the ground, working to meet the urgent needs of their communities. By signing up for a project, or even just hopping on the phone to give advice to a nonprofit in need, you are giving so much more than your time. Learn more about this opportunity and get started helping others today. Repair the World is a partner of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation.


If you are involved in a Jewish community organization and would like to share information, educational opportunities virtual programs, spiritual services or more, CLICK HERE to access our online form.

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