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At our Facebook Live event 6:30 on 6/30, the Jewish Federation of St. Louis kicked off the Annual Campaign by taking a look at what makes our community so special and how we can continue to provide support and strength through these unprecedented times.

Here for Good

From birthday car parades for seniors to helping the recently unemployed find their footing, the Jewish Federation of St. Louis is here for our community and here for good. Through programs such as St. Louis NORC, MERS Goodwill Employment Services, and the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry, Federation is stepping up to provide vital services to the St. Louis Jewish community throughout the coronavirus pandemic and all that it touches.

Marge Fenster, a senior and proponent of NORC, shared her gratitude for the program in the video:

“It means I can feel more comfortable, especially in these years, staying in my home.”

Focused on Safety and Security

At 6:30 on 6/30, Federation also highlighted their dedication to keeping the community safe and secure through the Director of Community Security, which provides a base level of security for 30 Jewish institutions in St. Louis and beyond. The Annual Campaign will allow for us to build upon that base level so that our community can feel safe from antisemitism and other threats.

Watch the 6:30 on 6/30 Video

Watch the full video of the event to learn more about what the Annual Campaign supports and why it is so important for keeping our community strong.


You won’t want to miss the celebrity appearances from radio and television talk show host Andy Cohen, film director Nancy Spielberg, actor Bryan Greenberg, and comedians Randy and Jason Sklar!

With a 120-year-old network of community support, we know that this community has the strength and heart to make it through this pandemic together. The Annual Campaign is the lifeblood for those programs and services that help to move us all forward.

“We are here for the community and we hope you are too.” – Greg Yawitz, Board Chair

Can you contribute to the Campaign? Please give whatever you can to help support our community members through these difficult times.

To support the Annual Campaign, please visit