5th Annual Shower Our
Community with Love
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 @ 7:00 pm
@ the Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School
Join Women’s Philanthropy for the 5th Annual Shower Our Community with Love event on Wednesday, April 17th at 7:00 pm located at the Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School (348 South Mason Road St. Louis, MO 63141). We will participate in projects that benefit multiple generations- both here in our backyard and in Israel. Projects this year include:
We would appreciate the following donations at the door:
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Dessert and wine will be served (Dietary laws observed)
For more information: 314-442-3806 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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2013 Lion of Judah Event
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 @ 7:00 pm
At a private home, location on invitation.
Adult children & sisters are welcome to attend.
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About Anne E. Heyman, esq.
A native of South Africa, Anne Heyman graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1982 and from the George Washington School of Law in 1986. After two years in private practice, Anne went to work for the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, where she worked until she had her third child.
Since leaving the District Attorney’s office, Anne has been actively engaged in philanthropic work both in and outside the United States. Her role as former President of the Board of Directors of Dorot reflects her ongoing commitment to the many needs of the homebound and homeless elderly. Her dedication to and work with the Abraham Joshua Heschel School, Young Judaea, Tufts University Hillel, University of Pennsylvania Hillel and the Jewish Community Centers of America show how important Jewish youth and continuity are to her and her family’s foundation, of which she is the Director.
Anne is most passionate about the notion of Tikkun Olam, the Jewish obligation to repair the world. In this vein, she established the “Moral Voices” Program at Tufts University, University of Pennsylvania and Brown University, designed to inspire college youth to action. From active engagement in genocide prevention to educational programs in Israel to Rwanda, where she has spearheaded the creation of the Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village, Anne’s commitment to improving the lives of others is unwavering. Anne’s inspiring story has appeared in numerous publications, including two recent books, The Art of Doing Good by Charles Bronfman and Jeffrey Solomon and Act Three by Julie Shifman.
Anne is an avid equestrian and competitive show jumper. She currently lives in Manhattan with her husband and their three children.
Minimum family contribution of $5,000 to Jewish Federation's
2013 Annual Community Campaign is required.
We provide an opportunity for every woman in the St. Louis Jewish community to affirm her Jewish identity and inspire other Jewish women to establish themselves as partners in our community. Women’s Philanthropy programming will be ongoing throughout the year and will provide opportunities for leadership and giving.
Come Hang with Alison
Women’s Philanthropy held an Open Board Meeting including appetizers, wine and dessert, with special guest speaker Alison Lebovitz. Alison is a humor columnist, author, Co-Chair Designate of National Young Leadership Cabinet of Jewish Federations of North America and board member of the United Way of Chattanooga, TN. She is also President of "One Clip at a Time," which inspired the “Paper Clip Project."
Alison shared personal philanthropic stories steeped in Jewish values with both humor and sensitivity. Her remarks were a reminder to the 38 attendees of the impact women can have as both individuals and part of the collective.
Following Alison’s remarks, Heidi Silberman, Campaign Chair of Women’s Philanthropy, asked the group to support the 2013 Community Campaign by choosing from a "menu" of commitments for the coming year. See Photos.
In 1987, the Business & Professional Women’s group was formed specifically to reach out to working women in the St. Louis Jewish community and provide them with leadership development and networking.
In 2005, leaders from Women’s Division and Business & Professional Women groups realized there is far more strength in women working together to achieve philanthropic goals and leadership roles. They wanted one clear voice in the community for all to hear, thus Women’s Connection was formed.
In fall of 2011, a task force of past leadership met to discuss a name change from Women’s Connection to Women’s Philanthropy. The task force felt the name Women’s Philanthropy was more aligned with our national umbrella, National Women’s Philanthropy, and equally important Women’s Philanthropy of St. Louis really tells the community who we are, what our mission is, and elevates the work we do. This name Women's Philanthropy was presented to the Women’s Connection Board in January 2012 and henceforth the name change was made.
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As women are achieving parity with men in courtrooms, boardrooms and operating rooms, so must they assume equal responsibility with men for saving, sustaining and enriching Jewish lives. By giving as individuals, women can stand up and truly be counted. When women work together as partners they can achieve much more than any one woman can do alone!