Impact Stories

Your Gifts At Work

We are thankful for those who have made an estate gift to the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Learn more about how their gifts have made an impact.

JDC’s JOINTECH Initiative Allows Isolated Seniors to Grow Their Worlds

JDC has opened up many possibilities for seniors whose mobility and options are limited by providing them with smartphones. One such recipient is Talla Kallujnaya of Moldova, who now enjoys connection, classes, and more through the program.

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Your Legacy Makes Our Light Shine Brighter

Learn how vital JDC aid ensures that 67-year-old Vladimir Bagriy, greatly impacted by the collapse of the Soviet Union, can be certain that his medical and other essential needs will be met.

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A Lifeline to Jews Around the World

Liudmila Starikovich lives just 10 minutes from the nearest supermarket, but she's entirely dependent on JDC for food, medicine and more.

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Partnerships Brought Swift Support to Israel’s Most Vulnerable

JDC and its partners offered hope to tens of thousands of Israelis during the pandemic, including young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.

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Around the World, Empowering Women Transforms Communities

When disasters strike, JDC is there to make sure communities get back on their feet, leveraging the central role of women and tapping into their potential and talents.

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