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Dear Community Members,

At a time of great uncertainty, including sudden alterations to our lives, we want you to know that The Jewish Federation of Lane County is here to assist those in our community who need it. All year long we work to provide the most vulnerable in our community with the services needed. One of the reasons we exist is for this purpose. During the COVID-19 crisis our commitment to you remains, and in fact, intensifies.

Through our network, we have organized a cadre of volunteers who stand ready to assist. Our Board of Directors has had initial conversations and will be participating on calls with other Jewish organizations. With this collective input, we are determined to understand what needs are at stake and how we can work together to ensure that these needs are met.

We are ready to mobilize, ramp up and tweak what we normally do to meet the needs during this crisis. Our goal is to make sure people, particularly those who are unable to leave the house due to the COVID-19 virus, have the basic necessities they need.

Hineinu – we are here.

If you or a loved one are in need of assistance, please contact Oriana Hurwit at: 541-484-2541 or jfs_lane@comcast.net

Livriut, Gesundheit, Good health,


Kelly Menachemson

President, Jewish Federation of Lane County

  • You can help: As we prepare for a greater demand of requests for services, we invite you to assist in our efforts. We will do everything we can to serve all who need it and that takes resources. We hope that if you are able at this time to join us in serving, you will choose to do so. If you can, please visit https://jewishfedlc.org/donate/ to make a gift. Under “Tribute Funding”, please check “For the occasion of” and in the “Who or what” section please note, C19 Emergency Fund. If you choose to send a check, please note that it is for C19 Emergency Fund. Additionally, if you are in a low risk category and are able to assist with shopping and/or deliveries (leaving things on porches/no physical contact), please contact Oriana at 541-484-2541 or jfs_lane@comcast.net (e-mail is preferable), in the subject line, please indicate COVID-19 Volunteer


Welcome to the Jewish Federation of Lane County

The Federation has been actively serving our community since 1992.  Whether you are new to Lane County or have lived here all your life, we are your connection to extraordinary services, caring community, and more.

We connect people, organizations, and resources to strengthen Jewish life at home and around the world.

To learn more about the Jewish Federation of Lane County, please enjoy the video below:


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