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Jewish Federation of Central California

Telephone: (559) 432-2162

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Pledge or Donate

This form to be completed for donations or pledges only. This will be directly submitted to Phyllis, our Executive Director who will send you a statement or contact you for additional information. By supporting The Jewish Federation of Central California you are strengthening our community and creating a vibrant Jewish future for us all. Your generosity funds programs that alleviate poverty, provide emergency relief and make Jewish life affordable and accessible for people of all ages. "When a person's good deeds exceed his wisdom, his wisdom will be enduring." - Rabbi Hanina Dendosa Note: The donation amounts listed are computed in multiples of 18. Chai refers to the number 18. That is because each Hebrew letter has a numerical equivalent, and the sum of chet (numerical value of 8) and yud (numerical value of 10) is 18. As a result of its connection to the word for life, the number 18 is considered a special number in Jewish tradition. For this reason, Jews frequently make gifts or charitable contributions in multiples of $18.