Golden Door Awards 2021

Did you miss HIAS Pennsylvania’s 2021 Golden Door Awards? Get a taste of the wonderful night by learning about our honorees and Immigrant Relief Fund below.

Representative Mary Gay Scanlon

The Refugee Access Center at Snyder Church

Lara Ali and Ali Arif

HIAS Pennsylvania also proudly honored Ali Arif and Lara Ali, former refugee clients who continually give back to their community through their work with the Philadelphia School District.

The 2021 Klasko Scholarship Winners

Learn more about the Immigrant Relief Fund

Golden Door Sponsors:

Adele and Irwin Lipton

Dveera Segal and
Bradley Bridge

Torchbearer sponsors:

Sheila and Daniel
Segal

Sandy and Clare Mozes

Andrew Rogoff and Amy Ginensky

Esta and Elias Schwartz

Thomas Roberts

Frank Ash and Marilyn Dreisen

American Dream Sponsors:

Alan Iser and
Sharon Liebhaber

Harold Berger

Alan Feldman and
Maureen Pelta

Edda Katz

Eve Biskind Klothen
and Ken Klothen

Carol Thomson

Wendy Castor Hess
and Steven Hess

Carol Gantman

Judith B. Ginsberg

Maggie Trotzky and Dennis Murphy

David and Betty Wice

Global Citizen Sponsor:

Bud and Betty
Hirsch

Roger and Lillian
Youman

Ann Cohen & Stuart Davidson

Judith Drasin
and Bob Washburn

Michael and Paula Dvorak

Judy and Roy Eidelson

Ed & Danielle Brant,
Olga & Roman Brant, and Irina Elgart

Phillip Robin and Nicole Jiang

Passport Partner Sponsor:

Suzanne Root

Deborah Gross

Frederica A Massiah-Jackson

Dr. Daniel Schwarz

Joan Brantz

Laurie Franz

Lance Eric Laver

Alan Lindy

Robert Weinberg and Laurie Bernstein

David and Judy Mink

Emily Cohen

Rebecca Katz

Arlene Fickler

Barry and Judy Fireman

Carole and Rob Wilder

Richard Berman

Nick Newby

Jake Kriger

Jason Leckerman

James Marnell

Friend Sponsor:

Karyn Scher

David Broida

Jonathan Feinberg

Daphne Rowe

Gordon and Stella
Fink

Catherine Carr

Andy and Susa
Nahmias

Benita Fair Langsdorf

Lewis and Susan
Gantman

Jolley Buce Christman

Warren and Elizabeth
Hyams

Ellen Weber

Nicole Tell

Marsha Weinraub

Steven and Lynn
Cohen

Adele Lindenmeyr

Ed Sholinsky

Debbie Levin

Ron Klasko

David Nahmias

Nanci Goldman

Esther and Bern Sobel

Steven Morley

Joannah Fine

Rina and Ivan Rosenberg

Miriam Sigler

Ken Tartof

Bonnie Squires

Shiela and Tom Scruggs

Francis and Madeline Devine

Gerald and Judith Porter

Unleash generosity this Giving Tuesday!

This Giving Tuesday, you can change an immigrant's life!


This Giving Tuesday, you have the opportunity to be part of a worldwide effort to give back to those in need in our community and help immigrants and refugees begin new lives here in Pennsylvania!

Join us ONLINE at 12:45PM TODAY at the Tikkun Olam (Repairing the World) Volunteer Appreciation Awards!

Thanking our volunteers, who, in times of crisis and calm, constantly step up to “repair the world” by supporting immigrants and refugees.

Join us at the Tikkun Olam (Repairing the World) Volunteer Appreciation Awards!

The in-person Tikkun Olam Awards are sold out!

Join us online TOMORROW, Wednesday, October 19th, at 12:45PM at the virtual Tikkun Olam Awards!


Thanking our volunteers, who, in times of crisis and calm, constantly step up to “repair the world” by supporting immigrants and refugees.

TONIGHT: Join us at the table!Join us for Thankful Together!

Thankful Together, formerly known as Refugee Thanksgiving, is happening TONIGHT at 6PM!

Register here to join us tonight: https://hiaspa1.wpengine.com/event/thankful-together-2021/

Celebrate our volunteers who make this all possible!Click here at 11:45AM to join our Annual Meeting!

Click here to join our virtual Annual Meeting!

The Annual Meeting starts at noon, but join us at 11:45AM for an informal chat before the event!

POSTPONED! Speed Advocacy: Afghanistan

Today's Speed Advocacy: Afghanistan Facebook Live event has been postponed due to a worldwide Facebook outage. We will update you as soon as possible about rescheduling the event.

Join us for Thankful TogetherWatch performances from cultural groups and immigrants from around Philadelphia.
Give immigrants a brighter future

Make 2021 better for immigrants and refugees by ensuring they have the support to recover from anti-immigrant policies and the pandemic.

Double your donation this Giving Tuesday!All gifts will be matched up to a total of $11,000

Help every immigrant achieve their greatest potential by ensuring there are no obstacles like a lack of legal status or language access stand in their way.