“He was a part of my life and that was it.”
When Jared Raitzyk was seven years old, his mother reached out to the Jewish Big Brother Big Sister program overseen by Jewish Community Services. Now more than 25 years later, his big brother, Seth Katzen, remains an important member of his family.
On this episode of Pull Up A Chair, we talk with Jared and Seth about how a mentorship program that was supposed to be for two years, has lasted a lifetime.
As longtime donors to The Associated, Becky and Josh learned about how donor advised funds (DAF) work, and recently decided a DAF made the most sense for their family to simplify their charitable giving. They enjoy the ease of giving through a DAF, stating that, […]
2020 has been a tumultuous year to say the least. As you and your advisors sit down to discuss year-end tax and charitable planning, there are several additional factors this year that can influence key decisions. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact virtually all aspects […]
As a young boy, growing up in Rockaway Beach, NY, in some ways Robert Keehn lived every young child’s dream. The son of a toy wholesaler, Robert looked forward to when his parents would vacation in Florida, for they would leave a garage full of toys– a new one for each day they were away. Every year on his birthday, his father […]
As the pandemic continues, a growing number of people in our community are becoming newly vulnerable. Due to continued economic uncertainty, our community is facing increased need for job training and placement, mental health support and emergency financial assistance. There is a rise in the […]
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