Support J Los Angeles

Donating to J Los Angeles allows us to enrich lives, build community, and inspire Jewish journeys.
This year, 2024, proudly marks the 70th anniversary of opening our doors on Olympic Boulevard. Since 1954, the J has been among the most impactful community pillars in Los Angeles. Our impact over the past seven decades is widespread and far reaching.
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Credit Card:
All major credit cards are accepted. Please click here to donate securely online.

Check: Checks can be made payable to J Los Angeles and mailed to 5870 West Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036

Donor Advised Funds (DAF): Recommend a grant to J Los Angeles (Formerly Westside JCC) through your Donor Advised Fund. (Tax ID: 95-1691010)

Appreciated Assets (Stock): Transferring shares of appreciated stock held for longer than one year directly to J Los Angeles allows the donor to receive a tax deduction for the fair market value without having to pay tax on any unrealized capital gains. Please contact Melanie Litzer, Director of Development, at for instructions.

Retirement Accounts: Individuals older than 70½ may distribute up to $100,000 per year tax-free from an individual retirement account (IRA) directly to J Los Angeles. The direct distribution to charity is not included in taxable income.

Matching Gifts: Many businesses and organizations support the charitable efforts of their employees and members by matching their philanthropic gifts. Check with your human resources department to determine whether your workplace offers charitable gift matching. For more information about matching gifts, please contact Melanie Litzer, Director of Development, at

Planned Giving: Create your own legacy by including J Los Angeles in estate plans, establishing an endowment, or naming us as a beneficiary in an IRA or life insurance policy. For more information on planned giving, please contact Melanie Litzer, Director of Development, at

J Los Angeles (Westside Jewish Community Center, Inc.) is a nonprofit organization pursuant to Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code (Tax ID #: 95-1691010). Your donation may qualify for an income tax deduction in accordance with Federal and/or State income tax laws. J Los Angeles does not provide tax, legal, or accounting advice and this page is intended for informational purposes only. Please consult your own tax advisor or counsel for advice as you make philanthropic and financial plans.

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