Nearly 175 women of all ages celebrated as the Jewish
Women’s Foundation of South Palm Beach County’s chairs
Ann Kelman and
Marlene Silver announced JWF’s 2011 grant
awards. A total of $135,000 was granted to projects that
benefit women and girls in the local community, in
Founded by Roxane Frechie Lipton in 2003, JWF has allocated
a total of nearly $250,000 over the past five years.
Chaired by Rose Singer and Cindy White,
the annual Granting Wishes Reception on March 7 at the
elegant Boca Rio Country Club also featured best-selling
author Naomi Wolf on “The Beauty Myth.”
“We’re excited to announce JWF’s new grant recipients, and
share how our combined dollars and shared decisions will be
helping women and girls in the coming year,” said White.
“JWF’s hands-on, independent philanthropists select and
support programs that address their most passionate concerns
in our own community and around the world,” added Singer.
“It’s remarkably satisfying to see the impact we have
The grants (listed below) were awarded in three focus areas:
abuse prevention, educational opportunities, and health and
welfare. Trustees of the Jewish Women’s Foundation serve as
equal partners in selecting grant recipients, deciding
together how to direct their combined resources. The Jewish
Women's Foundation is generously sponsored by Oppenheimer.
For more information about the JWF and becoming a trustee,
contact 561-852-3188 or
The Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County serves the
Boca Raton, Delray Beach and Highland Beach areas, raising
and allocating millions of dollars each year to meet vital
needs locally, in Israel and more than 70 countries
worldwide. The Jewish Women’s Foundation is an initiative of
the Federation’s Jewish Community Foundation.