Chemung County Raises $130,000 for Charities
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Chemung County Raises $130,000 for Charities

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The first annual drive of the Elmira and Chemung County Community Chest has resulted in the raising of over $130,000 for sixteen charitable organizations, including local Jewish relief. Attorney Benjamin F. Levy, who was instrumental in organizing the Chest, was made its first president. At the opening dinner of the campaign, Rabbi Henry P. Silverman offered up the invocation.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund