Your gift to HIAS Pennsylvania can build a bridge to reunite an immigrant family, create an opportunity for an immigrant youth who has been abandoned, abused or neglected, or support a refugee family with housing, job placement and ESL training. 

More than 92% of the contributions we receive is spent on direct services and programs.  HIAS Pennsylvania is funded through a combination of public and private grants and contributions from generous individuals. For details about where your dollars go, click here.

There are many ways to give: 


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Donate by mail

Click above to download and print a donation form to mail back with your check.

Ask your employer if they have a matching gift program and get more for your dollar!


Planned Giving

Such a testament to the high value you place on "welcoming the stranger" will help secure HIAS Pennsylvania's legacy for years to come. Please join our esteemed friends in HIAS Pennsylvania's Emma Lazarus Fund that have contributed to HIAS Pennsylvania's endowment fund, ensuring its future. 

Contact Judith Bernstein-Baker, Esq., Executive Director,  if you would like to include HIAS Pennsylvania among your bequests. 


Give an in-kind gift to a refugee family.

Refugee families arrive in Philadelphia with just a single piece of luggage to start their new life.  HIAS Pennsylvania provides a furnished home supplied with all the necessary household goods.  Please help us by donating your gently used furniture and household goods. 

Here is the complete list of needed items.

Purchase a household item from our Wish List.




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