The Winston-Salem United Jewish Appeal is the only Jewish philanthropic agency in Winston-Salem. It raises money each year for important programs locally, nationally and internationally. A part of the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA), The Winston-Salem UJA is considered a “network community.” That means that we are one of several hundred smaller Jewish communities throughout the U.S. who do not have an established “federation,” but nonetheless raise money and support Jewish causes almost solely through volunteer efforts.
For more information on the network visit: jewishfederations.org/network-communities.
On an international level, The WSUJA sends funds overseas to support vital programs in Israel, the former Soviet Union, and any country where there are Jews in need. Many of the programs provide basic services such as food and health care. Other programs provide for education and cultural enrichment. On a statewide level, we support the North Carolina Hillel organization and the North Carolina Anti-Defamation League, as well as Jewish causes throughout the state. Locally we support many programs at Temple Emanuel which would not be possible without additional funding, and independent programs such as the PJ Library.
Each fall the WSUJA conducts a campaign to raise vital funds, and we hope that you will consider making an annual pledge. Donations can be sent to:
The Winston-Salem United Jewish Appeal
c/o Mike Brenner
2150 Country Club Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27104
If you would like to learn more or get involved, please contact Andy Schneider at: UJA@templeemanuelws.com.
Andy Schneider, President
Dianne Deal, Administrator
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