Sukkot Giving Circle to Fight Food Insecurity

Share the Bounty of Sukkot

Join our 90-minute Sukkot pop-up giving circle and help fight food insecurity.


More than 34 million people, including 9 million children, experience food insecurity in the United States.* People struggling to get enough to eat in the U.S. live in unexpected places like college campuses and in homes where both parents work. 

The harvest festival of Sukkot presents an opportune moment to unite our efforts to combat hunger by hosting a one-session giving circle to build community, learn, and pool resources.

How it works:

We will collectively review our values, learn about a handful of vetted organizations, and together decide on how to invest our collective funds for impact. 

Participants will:

  • Be exposed to Jewish and non-sectarian organizations dedicated to transforming food insecurity in the Bay Area, nationally and in Israel. 
  • Explore their Jewish values individually and collectively and then apply them to how they want to give.
  • Discuss and advocate for organizations that best exemplify these values to make grants related to food insecurity.
  • There are no right or wrong answers - only deep conversation and thought-provoking choices!

Everyone can participate in this giving circle ages 12+.  Bring your friends, family and colleagues to sit in community and give together.

This would not be a Jewish event without the food! A light vegetarian meal and refreshments will be served. 

*Feeding America

Interests: Holidays, Meetings
October 04, 2023
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund
121 Steuart Street, Helen Diller Floor
San Francisco
Registration is free; a suggested minimum donation of $100 or a gift of any size which is personally meaningful to you will be collected at the event. 100% of all donations will benefit the grant recipient selected.


Organized By: 
Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund
Event Contact Person: 
Danielle Meshorer, Director of Collaborative Philanthropy