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Pacesetters- Floral Arranging

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 10am-12pm

Join us at this social and fun event as we learn the fine art of floral arranging with other great women. Event located at a private home in Newport Beach. Address given upon registration.

RSVP by September 12th


Mitzvah Mavens at Families Forward

October 7th, 2014 10am-12pm

Join Mitzvah Mavens at Families Forward as we help organize food in their warehouse. Closed shoes required. Families Forward, is a non-profit organization committed to helping local Orange County families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. RSVP Eileen

Reading Partners

Reading Partners Orientation

September 10th, 2014 10-11:30am

The orientation meeting for all new Reading Partners volunteers will be held at the JFFS offices.

Apply today to become a 2014-2015 Reading Partners Volunteer.

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Trendsetters- Chef Jamie Gwen

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014  11:30am<

Women's Philanthropy Trendsetters invite you to Culinary Trends of 2014 luncheon and conversation with Chef Jamie Gwen.

RSVP  by October 13th

Couvert $55

This event is open exclusively to Women's Philanthropy partners at the $500 level and above.

Center Club, Costa Mesa

Jamie Gwen is a Celebrity Chef, Certified Sommelier, Lifestyle Expert and four-time Cookbook Author who can be seen stirring up something delicious on television, on the radio and in print from coast-to-coast for more than a decade. She brings the best to radio with her weekly Syndicated Radio Show, filled with delicious conversation on all things culinary, heard every Sunday on 70 Radio Stations across the country and in Southern California on KFWB News Talk 980.

Her recent victory on the Food Network's "Cutthroat Kitchen" has brought even more acclaim to Chef Jamie's California Comfort Food and her simple, seasonal approach to making every day more delicious. Most recently, Jamie served as a Judge for Fox TV's Master Chef alongside Gordon Ramsey, Graham Elliot and Joe Bastianich. Jamie can currently be seen on L.A.'s number one morning show on KTLA Channel 5, on HSN and in National Television Satellite Media Tours, sharing her seasonal lifestyle approach and her passion for food. Learn more here


Delia Ephron Voices 2015

Delia Ephron- Keynote Speaker at Voices 2015

Monday, March 16th, 2015

Delia Ephron is a bestselling author, screen writer, journalist, and playwright. She is a frequent Op Ed contributor to The New York Times. Her most recent book, Sister Mother Husband Dog (etc.), a memoir, was published last fall. In the New York Times book Review, Elinor Lipman wrote, "The book builds in gravity and heft to finish gorgeously...Sister mother Husband Dog is a valentine, sometimes frilly but more memorably about love, loss, and all that is irreplaceable."

Read more about Delia

Help a child learn to read and improve reading skills!

Reading Partners

Reading Partners is a volunteer literacy program in Orange County public schools (K-3) sponsored by Jewish Federation & Family Services Women's Philanthropy. All it takes is just one hour a week to make a huge difference in a child's life. 

Together, we do the extraordinary!



The Power of a Woman's Investment
Inspired by the Jewish traditions of tzedakah and tikkun olam (social justice and repairing the world), Women's Philanthropy is dedicated to strengthening the Jewish people here at home, in Israel and around the world. 

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9 of our 11 new Board Members•	Newly installed board members •	Rabbi Corie Yutkin, Julie Shulman, Amy Packer, Andrea Norman, Tanya Newman, Tamar Morris, Monica Levy, Barbara Cohen, Beth AdlerNot Pictured Amy Deleon & Kim Greenhall

2014 Women's Philanthropy Board Installation

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Women's Voices 2014

The Women's Voices 2014 Luncheon was highlighted in Orange County Register Tuesday, April 22, 2014.