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Ways to Give

Corporate Matching Gifts

Double your donation -- painlessly! Many local corporations match the charitable donations of their employees. If your employer has this program, it's a wonderful way to double the value of your gift.

Here are some of the corporations in our community who offer matching gifts:

3Com
Adaptec
Adobe
AMD
Agilent
Amgen
Applied
AT&T
Avrian Medical Systems
Becton Dickinson
Calpine
Charles Schwab
Cingular Wireless
Cisco
Citibank
Compaq
Computer Associations
eBay

General Electric
Google HP (equipment)
IBM
Intel
Juniper Networks
Knight Ridder
Levi Strauss
McAfee
NVIDIA
Oracle
Quantum
SBC
Telecom
Sun Microsytems
Syntax
UBS
Yahoo

Special Corporate Opportunities

IBM Community Grant

If you are a JFS SV volunteer who works at IBM, you can easily request funds for JFS. IBM has a grant program it offers to registered ODC (On Demand Community) volunteers who log 40+ volunteer hours, volunteer at least five months, and complete a grant application. You may be eligible to earn an IBM Community Grant for up to $1,000 in cash or up to $7,500 in technology for Jewish Family Services. Check it out!

Cisco Employee Matching Grant Program

Cisco recognizes Jewish Family Services as one of their matching gift charities. Cisco employees can double the impact of their donations to JFS. For more information, contact Cisco directly, or

Mindy Berkowitz
mindyb@jfssv.org
(408) 357-7455

Intel Donates to JFS SV When Employees Volunteer Hours

Intel employees, are you a JFS SV volunteer? Intel has a volunteer matching grants program where for every 20 hours worked by any single (or combination) of Intel employees for a non profit organization, Intel donates $200 to that organization. Volunteers can even count travel time and prep time, too.

Join JFS SV volunteer and Intel employee, Dale Rutz, and help JFS. It’s easy! Call Mindy Berkowitz for more information.

Workplace Charitable Support

While you work, you can also make a charitable "donation" to JFS SV! Click here for how to get started.

Stock Donations

Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley will graciously accept donation of stocks. Please contact:
Tami Levi
tamil@jfssv.org
(408) 357-7454

Planned Giving

In addition to annual cash contributions, you may wish to contribute to JFS SV through deferred or planned gifts. These are gifts that can be made over time or as a bequest. Planned gifts include annuities, stocks and bonds, real estate, or life insurance policies that name JFS SV as a beneficiary.

For more information about planned gifts to JFS SV, contact Mindy Berkowitz at (408) 357-7455, or email her at mindyb@jfssv.org.

Donate while Selling on eBay

Are you selling something on eBay? eBay Giving Works allows you to select 10% to 100% of the selling price to be given as a donation to JFS. See our Giving Works page at http://donations.ebay.com/charity/charity.jsp?NP_ID=48273.