The generosity of our donors makes it possible for Jewish Social Services to provide essential assistance to seniors, individuals & families under stress, and to immigrants & refugees. You can help ensure that JSS is there to help by supporting our efforts now and in the future.
Friends of JSS
Friends of JSS is our primary means of annual financial support. There's no formal membership, no minimum donation. Collectively, these contributions provide 45% of agency revenue each year.
IRA Charitable Rollover
The IRA Charitable and other critical giving incentives have been reinstated through 2011 as part of the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Authorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010. Contributions for the 2010 tax year can be made retroactively through January 2011.
The IRA Rollover was first enacted in 2006 as part of the Pension Protection Act. The provision allows individuals aged 70 ½ and older to donate up to $100,000 from their Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) to public charities without having to count the distribution as taxable income.
Jewish Social Services does not provide tax or legal advice and the information herein is not intended as legal, tax, or investment advice.
There is no better way to honor, commemorate or recognize your family, friends or colleagues than with a donation to Jewish Social Services. Cards notifying the honoree are sent immediately. In addition, donor and recipient names are published in Connections, the JSS quarterly newsletter. Make a Tribute donation.
You can create a legacy. Your will can become a vehicle for expressing your core values and beliefs for years to come. By leaving a bequest to JSS, you are embracing the agency's mission and helping to secure the future.
Named Endowment Fund
This is a wonderful way to honor or commemorate a loved one and continue to support their interests.
JSS Foundation For the Future Endowment Fund
Established on the 25th anniversary of the agency, four percent of the interest earned annually is utilized to support agency programming.
An excellent way to make your gift is through appreciated stock. You can bypass capital gains taxes and receive substantial income tax deductions.
Contact: Terrie Goren
Donate Used Vehicles
To donate your car, truck, boat, or trailer; Click here for more information.
Designate your United Way Gift to JSS
You can decide to direct all or part of your United way gift to JSS. When you donate to the United Way, their volunteers decide what portion will benefit JSS. However, if you decide to designate JSS, that contribution is guaranteed to the agency. The JSS Code is 1124.
JSS Tax ID and 990 Forms
Jewish Social Services of Madison's Tax ID is 39-1300430. To view JSS 990 Form, posted on Guidestar, click here. Registration on the Guidestar site may be required. JSS 990 Form and other tax-related documents are available for public inspection at our offices in the Max Weinstein Jewish Community Building, 6434 Enterprise Lane, Madison, WI 53719-1117.