March 4, 2019

Fostering a Sense of Belonging

As stewards in this community that has given them so much, Amy says having a Donor-Advised Fund (DAF) with the Foundation has “helped us to be much more thoughtful in our giving. Instead of logistically trying to figure out how to give out money each time, we do it all at once. Then we can take our time and really plan how we want to give.”
March 22, 2019

Protected: Open L’Dor V’dor

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April 3, 2019

Making An Impact Around the Kitchen Table

How Michael and Caren Merlin share their love of philanthropic giving with their children Growing up in Atlanta, in the […]
May 1, 2019

Taking Family Philanthropy to New Heights

A native of Long Island, New York, Valerie Weitzner grew up in a community with a strong Jewish presence and […]
June 5, 2019

Giving Passionately and Locally

Melissa Berman is a wife, a mom of three, a competitive tennis player, a philanthropist, and a cancer survivor.  In December 2017, Melissa embarked on a journey that began with an abnormal MRI and led to early detection of stage 1 breast cancer.
June 24, 2019

Modeling Tzedakah

Philanthropic Giving is in their DNA Growing up in Atlanta, in the Briarcliff/Lavista and Dunwoody neighborhoods, Michael Merlin was raised with […]
July 2, 2019

Meet Christy Eckoff

Christy Butler Eckoff, our new Chief Foundation Officer, comes to us from the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta where she was Managing Director, Philanthropic […]
July 10, 2019

Choosing Activism After the Diagnosis

A Health Crisis Becomes A Turning Point Melissa Berman is a wife, a mom of three, a competitive tennis player, […]
August 7, 2019

Natanel Gold

The Atlanta Jewish community came together to support a Bar Mitzvah fundraiser for Natanel Gold. In lieu of gifts for his special […]


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