Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Use for: Philathropy DU NOTE: Use for the process of endowing, organizing and funding charitable organizations. For the actual organizations and their activities, use: Charities, or at the Resource level only, the subdivision -- Charities under names of individual corporate bodies and under individual religions and Christian denominations for works about charities sponsored by the corporate body, religion, or denomination. Use under ethnic groups for works about charities serving or benefitting the group.
Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Denver Chapter of Hadassah was organized in 1915. Hadassah is a Zionist organization that combine the Jewish emphasis on social welfare with the ideology of Zionism. The Denver Chapter continues to support Israel and to promote health awareness, education, and Zionist youth programs. The minutes, programs, publications, and scrapbooks and scrapbooks reflect the history of a Jewish women's organization with programs in Israel and Denver.
Overview Misceallaneous campaign drive publications from between 1950-2000.
Overview Folder contains printed material for varios AMC events. From the 1981 Biennial Convention themed "Frontier Days" there is a tan booklet with picture of man behind saloon doors on front and a larger booklet meant to look like a blue jeans back pocket with a red bandana sticking out. Two differnt programs, one from the regular convention and one from the volunteers convention, from the 1985 Biennial convention titled "Pizazz." Both booklets are neon pink with balck lettering. Three invitations to...
Overview The Galen and Ada Belle Spencer Foundation is a civic and social charitable organization in Denver, Colorado. This collection contains personal papers, documents, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, posters, plaques, and a hand-painted sign reading "Galen and Ada Belle Spencer Foundation".
Dates: Other: 1883 - 1994
Overview Contains correspondence between the Industrial Removal Office, the Colorado Committee, and Jewish charities, primarily the Jewish Relief Society of Denver.
Overview Typed letter from J. Billikopf to C.D. Spivak. Billikopf tells Spivak that Abe Billen has been walking around with his letter from JCRS and begging business men for help, but has refused any light employment. Billikopf wanted to make Spivak aware of the fact that Billen may walk around with the letter forever, using it unfairly to show he is a victim of tuberculosis. Billikopf advises Spivak to be careful when giving out letters such as the one Billen has.
Dates: 1911 January 24
Overview The Maimonides Society was established mid-1982 as an affiliate of the Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Denver. It was established to support the Center for Judaic Studies through donor development, public programming and Jewish cultural events. They also produced a newsletter publication "The Maimonidean." The organization lasted from 1982-1987.Collection contains mailing lists, patron files, correspondence, newsletters, newspaper clippings, and administrative...
Overview Mary Jacobs (1902-1994) grew up in Denver and was involved extensively with social service organizations in Denver including the National Council of Jewish Women, which she was President of Council 1954-55, Jewish Family and Children's Services and the Allied Jewish Community Council. The Mary Jacobs Papers contains newspaper clippings, correspondence, programs, by-laws, speeches, notes, board meeting agenda, newsletters and notebooks related to Mary Jacobs from 1950 through 1988.