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Slingshot Adds Women's, Disabilities Categories To Annual Guide

10/24/2013
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The Jewish grantmaker Slingshot released its ninth annual guide to the 50 North American Jewish organizations it considers the most innovative on Thursday, adding two supplemental guides in order to encourage under-represented categories to apply.

Slingshot's ninth guide almost doubles the number of organizations featured in its first one. Photo via slingshot.org

Jewish Groups Announce New Sandy Relief

03/12/2013

Two Jewish-affiliated groups announced new relief for victims of superstorm Sandy.

After Sandy, Where Do You Give?

Thank you to everyone who has volunteered or donated money and supplies to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy. Across the region, many still need help. Here's a guide to opportunities to volunteer and donate.

11/02/2012

After the surge of media attention that comes with a storm, the less dramatic work of rebuilding begins. We will continually update this list of opportunities to donate and volunteer in the service of Hurricane Sandy victims.

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New York and New Jersey are still grappling with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Getty Images

Renamed Progressive Group, Bend The Arc, To Fund New Orleans Health Clinic

04/02/2012
Staff Writer

Disaster relief experts know the story. In the wake of a catastrophe like 2005’s Hurricane Katrina, a stricken city or town will be deluged with money, aid and attention that recedes all too soon when public sympathy weakens or is drawn elsewhere. Of course, there are exceptions.

Like movie star Brad Pitt, whose Make It Right non-profit is rebuilding the city’s devastated Ninth Ward, a New York-based Jewish organization has made a commitment to the Crescent City’s recovery.

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