We are the world’s leading Jewish humanitarian aid organization.
Active today in some 70 countries, we work to alleviate hunger and hardship, rescue Jews in danger, create lasting connections to Jewish life, and help Israel overcome the social challenges of its most vulnerable citizens, both Jewish and non-Jewish. Our reach extends beyond the global Jewish community by providing high-impact disaster relief and long-term development assistance worldwide.
Over a Century of Service
We’ve been at this since 1914. JDC has more than a century of experience helping Jewish communities worldwide.
JDC programs touch people — communities in crisis and Jews around the world — on six continents.
A Resilient Jewish Community
Building Jewish Life & Leaders
Food, Medicine, and Homecare
Helping the World's Neediest Jews
Safeguarding Israel's Future
Empowering All Israelis
Responding to Global Emergencies
Why Donate to JDC?
We’re a four-star Charity Navigator non-profit, with 89.1 percent of our total expenses spent on the services we deliver.
Just one donor can make a world of difference to Jews in need. It could be you.
Support JDC's Lifesaving Work
Jews in need around the world are counting on you. With your support, we'll make life better for vulnerable elderly and poor Jewish families, and we'll give Jewish communities around the world opportunities for connection and engagement.
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