Combined Jewish Appeal of Boston Closes Drive; Raises $4,624,000
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Combined Jewish Appeal of Boston Closes Drive; Raises $4,624,000

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The Combined Jewish Appeal of Greater Boston closed its 60th anniversary campaign here tonight with a “Salute to Workers” dinner at which general chairman Louis P. Smith announced that the campaign had received a total of $4,624,000 this year. The figure represents $103,000 more than was raised last year and the campaign total is the highest since 1951.

Funds raised by the Combined Jewish Appeal support a network of 201 agencies, including the United Jewish Appeal, the Associated Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Greater Boston and scores of national, overseas and Israel institutions.

Founding Funders

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  • 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