Women philanthropists are change-makers and community-shapers. We are sisters and daughters, mothers and friends, compassionate and committed women at every stage of life and career.

Jewish Federation’s Women’s Philanthropy engages women in the fulfilling work of making the world a better place. We build and support Jewish life for today and for generations to come.

what we do

Through our donations and hands-on community service, we help people in need and keep Jewish life in Greater Philadelphia and around the world strong and vibrant. We travel together, volunteer together, learn together, and party together at fun events that forge meaningful connections between like-minded women.

Get Inspired

Hear a fascinating speaker or attend an intimate parlor meeting. Join multigenerational women on mission trips to Jewish communities abroad.

Learn and advocate

Stay on top of issues affecting the Jewish community so you can become an informed leader among your peers. Get the inside story about Jewish Federation dollars at work, at home and overseas.

make a difference

Be part of a generous group of women who raise $6 million annually for Jewish Community Fund-supported programs and services. Our collective philanthropy enriches our own lives while improving the lives of others.



Pomegranates are women who give at least $1,800 a year to the Jewish Federation form a community of like-minded donors who do a world of good. Learn more about them and other Giving Society levels.


The Lions are an international organization of more than 17,500 inspiring women who give an annual minimum gift of $5,000. Learn more about them.

mitzvah menu

You can Carry the Light in our communities through volunteering. Our Mitzvah Menu provides opportunities for you and your family and friends to make a difference.

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