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Circle of Generosity Gala: Celebrating 120 Years!

Thank you for joining our 120th anniversary celebration, taking place on May 21 at the Bently Reserve! Please use the form below to reserve your tickets, sponsor the event, or place a tribute ad. If you have any questions, contact Jamie Hyams, Development Director, at 415-546-9902 x106 or jamie@hflasf.org. If you're unable to sponsor or attend the event, please click here to make a donation in honor of our 120th anniversary. Event TicketsDinner Tickets Price: $250.00 Quantit

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1st Annual Business Circle Luncheon – Thanks For Your Support

Many thanks to everyone who joined us for our first annual Business Circle Luncheon on March 1, 2017! The event brought together 170 people. We heard great insights from our distinguished speaker Noah Alper, founder of Noah’s Bagels, and celebrated well over a dozen Hebrew Free Loan business loan recipients in attendance. We are moved by the energy and commitment that the Business Circle has inspired among Northern California’s Jewish business owners and entrepreneurs.         Special thanks to our generous...

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With Help from Hebrew Free Loan: StudySoup CEO Sieva Kozinsky named in Forbes 30 Under 30

by Katy Tripses,  StudySoup Head of Growth Last Tuesday, Forbes released its sixth annual “30 Under 30” list, made up of 600 entrepreneurs and leaders who are disrupting the ordinary, innovating new solutions, and inspiring change. The list recognizes 30 leaders, each under 30 years old, across 20 different industries who are “challenging the conventional wisdom and rewriting the rules for the next generation,” according to Forbes. This year’s list is made up of recognizable names like YouTube star Tyler Oakley, White House...

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1st Annual Business Circle Luncheon

Join us to celebrate 120 years of Jewish business owners helping other Jewish entrepreneurs launch and grow their businesses Wednesday, March 1, 2017 11:45 am – 1:30 pm Contemporary Jewish Museum 736 Mission Street, San Francisco Keynote speaker: Noah Alper, founder of Noah’s Bagels and author of Business Mensch: Timeless Wisdom for Today’s Entrepreneur Noah will share his 40+ years of experience on why being a mensch is not only good for the soul, but good for business too. Cost: $54* Kosher dietary laws observed Use the form below to...

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Thanks For Making #GivingTuesday A Success!

Your generosity has blown us away!85 people donated, and together we surpassed our goal, raising $15,500. Together we surpassed our goal, raising $15,500 to continue helping people overcome financial struggles and achieve their dreams. Many thanks to all who made it happen by contributing and spreading the word. Your support ensures we can keep helping people overcome financial struggles and achieve their dreams. Donate online to #GivingTuesday 2016 at...

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Thanks For Making #SVGives A Success!

From March 31st-May 3rd, 2016, Hebrew Free Loan participated in Silicon Valley Gives (#SVGives), an online giving day that supports nonprofits in San Francisco and Silicon Valley. Thanks to all of our amazing supporters, we surpassed our goal and raised a total of $11,260! We appreciate all of you who made it happen by contributing and spreading the word. Your support ensures we can continue helping people overcome financial struggles and achieve their...

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Help Us Meet Our #SVGives Goal!

On May 3, Hebrew Free Loan will join together with hundreds of local nonprofits to unite our community in the act of giving by participating in Silicon Valley Gives (SVGives), an online giving day that supports nonprofits in San Mateo, Santa Clara, San Francisco and San Benito counties. An anonymous donor has offered a $5,000 challenge grant, and now we need your help to make the match! Use the form below to donate to our SVGives campaign. When you donate here, your donation will be matched dollar for dollar. Your gift will help enable...

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2015 Annual Report Is Here!

Read the Hebrew Free Loan 2015 Annual Report here!

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J. Weekly Cover Story on Hebrew Free Loan

Hebrew Free Loan is honored to be featured as the latest cover story of J. Weekly! Read on to find out about some exciting new developments, and what’s on the horizon for our agency. Please share with your friends & families!...

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Vodka and Latke 4.0

Hebrew Free Loan thanks all of our partners, supporters and attendees who helped make Vodka and Latke 4.0 a rousing success! Our event raised over $10,000 for our interest-free lending programs, ensuring our ability to provide strong support for our community for years to come. Vodka and Latke 4.0 Thursday, December 3rd The Cellar, 685 Sutter St, SF @ 7 pm Tickets $36 each in advance The Holiday Party of the Year is Back! Hebrew Free Loan invites you to Vodka and Latke 4.0! Come kick off Hanukah and party for a great cause with hot DJs, live...

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