TORONTO, Nov. 26 /CNW/ - UJA Federation of Greater Toronto will announce
today, at its Annual General Meeting, total revenue of $157 million for the
fiscal year ending June 30, 2007. UJA Federation is the Jewish community's key
fundraising, planning, allocations and infrastructure improvement organization
- one of Canada's largest non-profit entities representing the most sizeable
Jewish population in the country of 200,000 people.
UJA Federation's revenue comes from annual campaign contributions,
endowments and other planned giving donations to and capital campaign gifts.
"We are clearly a different Federation today than were even five years
ago," said outgoing chair David Engel. "Not only has our community risen to
unprecedented levels of generosity, we are global leaders in shaping and
nurturing a thriving, diverse Jewish community."
Some of the social services that UJA Federation supports in Toronto
- The Jewish Family and Child agency, that provides assistance for the
Jewish poor, programs for abused women and hospice care, among many
- Programs for isolated seniors
- Below-market rents for low-income families
- Reena, serving individuals with developmental disabilities.
- JIAS -Jewish Immigrant Aid Services connecting newcomers to the
- JVS (formerly Jewish Vocational Services) providing job placement and
employment counselling for Jews and non-Jews alike.
UJA Federation is also the force behind the $350 million Tomorrow
Campaign which is building three educational and social service campuses in
the Greater Toronto Area.
UJA Federation's commitment to international Jewry includes social
welfare projects in Israel and the emigration to Israel of Jews living under
difficult circumstances around the world.
For further information:
For further information: Sally Szuster, Public and Media Relations, UJA
Federation of Greater Toronto, 4600 Bathurst St., Toronto, M2R 3V2, Phone:
(416) 840-2988, Cell: (647) 280-6017, email@example.com,