Seniors or isolated individuals who are in need or want a Kosher Shabbat dinner should inquire. Dinners are delivered by volunteers every two weeks.
Jewish Family Service offers assistance in finding referrals for all of life’s happenings. JFS can help find housing, doctors, lawyers, and even help with Social Security benefits.
Rendezvous is a place where members of the 55+ community can come for socialization, fun and friendship. We offer book clubs, games, holiday parties, and local trips. To be a part of Rendezvous, you must donate at least $18 to Columbia Jewish Federation.
Members of the Jewish community may access the Tzedakah fund once per year for smaller financial needs, such as utilities, prescriptions, automobile issues, etc. Financial assistance from the Tzedakah Fund does not need to be paid back.
Members of the Jewish community may have access to no-interest emergency financial loans. This access is per individual case, and must have completed appropriate paperwork in advance. Emergency Loans must be paid back in full- dates and rates are to be determined by JFS Director and recipient. One may only have one loan out at a time.
Anyone living in Richland, Lexington, or Kershaw counties may access the food pantry. They do not have to be Jewish.
Jewish Educational Loan Fund. “Last resort funding” for students in full-time undergraduate and graduate programs.