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“Tzedakah”

Tzedakah is the Hebrew word for philanthropy, which is a combination of the words ‘charity’ and ‘social justice.’ 

This combination of words teaches us that social responsibility must be done with someone rather than to someone. The Jewish Home of Cincinnati exists to enrich the well-being of Jewish seniors, and together with your gifts, we are able to support a myriad of organizations that share our mission to work with our community. 

The Jewish Home of Cincinnati is a 501[c][3] nonprofit private foundation and all gifts are tax-deductible as determined by IRS regulations. Please note that because we are a 501c3 Private Foundation, we are unable to accept donations from Donor Advised Funds.

TIN: 31-1345871

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Ways to Give

Make a gift by check

Checks can be made payable to Jewish Home of Cincinnati but please note that we can not accept donations from Donor Advised Funds. To write a personal check, use the address below.

Nina Perlove, Executive Director
Jewish Home of Cincinnati
8485 Ridge Road
Cincinnati, OH 45236

You may also use the blue Donate button to make a donation using a credit card.

If you would like your donation to support a specific fund please indicate when you make your gift. Or, you may prefer that your donation supports any area where it is needed most. Specific funds include:

Wilbur M. Cohen Family Annual Grant to support organizations that impact health and wellness for seniors

Harkavy Fund (for arts and enrichment at Majestic Care of Cedar Village)

Berg Fund (to support field trips for residents of Majestic Care of Cedar Village)

Donate in Honor/Memory

From birthdays to bar mitzvahs, there are many occasions to celebrate someone in your life, or memorialize them after death. Your gift to Jewish Home of Cincinnati in honor or memory of someone you love will support local nonprofits who serve Jewish seniors. We can not accept donations made through a Donor Advised Fund.

Make a gift of Securities

If you transfer your appreciated securities, such as stocks, mutual funds, or other investments, you may receive an income tax deduction and may pay no capital gains tax on securities you donate. Click here for more information, or please contact Nina Perlove at (513) 766-3359 or nperlove@jhcseniors.org. As with any gift to a nonprofit, please consult your accountant or attorney for information how you can maximize your investment in Jewish Home of Cincinnati. TIN: 31-1345871

IRA Charitable Rollover

Because JHC is a 501c3 Private Foundation, we are unable to accept qualified charitable distributions from your IRA. If you would like to support Cincinnati Jewish seniors with your IRA distributions, we encourage you to donate to Jewish Federation of Cincinnati. You may let them know that you wish to support Jewish Home of Cincinnati or the senior programs at The Mayerson JCC or at Jewish Family Service of Cincinnati.

Use a Beneficiary Designation

Completing a beneficiary designation is easy to do.  Jewish Home of Cincinnati can be designated a beneficiary of life insurance or retirement assets. It can be a specific dollar amount or a percentage. For more information, please contact Nina Perlove at (513) 766-3359 or nperlove@jhcseniors.org.

Make a Planned Gift

A bequest is a gift made through your will or trust. Other planned gifts include charitable gift annuities, charitable lead trusts, charitable remainder trusts, and many others. Please designate your beneficiary as Jewish Home of Cincinnati, Inc. For more information, please contact Nina Perlove at (513) 766-3359 or nperlove@jhcseniors.org. You can also learn more about planned giving here

Create Your Jewish Legacy

Learn more about how you can leave your legacy to Jewish Home of Cincinnati by making a contribution through Create Your Jewish Legacy. Please designate your CYJL beneficiary as Jewish Home of Cincinnati, Inc. When you are ready to discuss your legacy gift, please call or email Nina Perlove at (513) 766-3359 or nperlove@jhcseniors.org.