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Shower Our Community with Love

Community members are asking how they can help during this unprecedented and challenging time. Join Women’s Philanthropy for our virtual Shower Our Community with Love and help our community from your home!

Please watch the video below to hear how you can help make a positive impact in our community. Led by Event Chairs Laura Ellen and Jennifer Rosenthal, and featuring Miriam Seidenfeld, CEO of Jewish Family Service, Sarah Levinson, NORC Manager, and Amy Bender-Levy, Women’s Philanthropy Chair.

Here are ways you can make a difference and participate in Shower Our Community with Love:

  • Donate much needed personal care products to the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry. Shop our online Target Wish ListAmazon Wish List, or from any of your preferred stores.
  • Volunteer with JFS to help meet the needs of our community. To volunteer, contact Jeremy Goldberg at 314-513-1679 or
  • Show your support for seniors who are doing their part to maintain recommended social distancing! Create cards for people living at Covenant Place, Crown Center, and within the NORC. Please make your card one-sided for easy printing. Bright, colorful pictures and/or kind and thoughtful messages by children or adults are fantastic. Email your cards to
  • Join us on Sunday, May 3, at 10 am for a Women’s Philanthropy Car Parade for seniors. Decorate your cars and posters with positive messages to show vibrant and resilient older people in our community that we are thinking about them during this challenging time. SIGN UP HERE prior to April 30Details and directions to follow. 

Thank you for helping SHOWER OUR COMMUNITY WITH LOVE! We would love to see pictures of you participating in these projects. Please email your photos to

For questions or more information, contact Jessica Wax at or 314-442-3805.

We wish for health and healing for you, your family, and our community!

Event Chairs 
Laura Ellen and Jennifer Rosenthal

Fran Balk, Rachel Barnholtz, Carol Cohen, Dorit Daphna-Iken, Robyn DeNorscia, Lisa Deutsch, Ellen S. Fagin, Helene Frischer, Wendy S. Gellman, Nan Goldberg, Stacey Hoffman, Sheryl Kalman, Linda K. Kusmer, Carolyn Morris, Shary S. Moulton, Donna Segal, Sheri Sherman, MaryAnne Smyly Sabin, Bonnie Solomon, Jill Solomon, Julie Yawitz

Women’s Philanthropy
Amy Bender Levy, Chair
Amy Lampert, Vice Chair, Community Service

Mackenzie Isringhausen, Resource Assistant
Jessica Wax, Associate, Women’s Philanthropy
Stacy Wagerman, Manager, Women’s Philanthropy
Julie Gibbs, Vice President, Development

Jewish Federation of St. Louis
Greg Yawitz, Board Chair
Brian Herstig, President & CEO