Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking

YAD YEHUDA OF GREATER WASHIGTON

community helping community

aka Capital Kosher Pantry, Chesed Shel Emes Aid, Hachnosas Kallah of Greater Washington, Tomchei Shabbos of Greater Washington

Silver Spring, MD

Mission

As the Jewish community populations within the Greater Washington area continue to grow, the financial needs unfortunately continue to increase as well. Yad Yehuda runs the only Kosher food pantry as well as the only Tomchei Shabbos program in the Greater Washington area. Yad Yehuda is called upon daily to assist those who are struggling financially and having trouble keeping up with basic living expenses. Guided by the many different community Rabbonim, Yad Yehuda responds to each request, always preserving the dignity and confidentiality of individuals and families in need.

Ruling Year

2014

Principal Officer

Mr. Nechemia Mond

Co Principal Officer

Mr. Mordechai Hyatt

Main Address

812 Hyde Ct

Silver Spring, MD 20902 USA

Keywords

jewish social services, charitable

EIN

22-3949731

 Number

3507895092

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Public Foundations (T30)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is not required to file an annual return with the IRS because it is a religious organization.

Programs + Results

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Our programs

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Tomchei Shabbos of Greater Washington

Capital Kosher Pantry

Chesed Shel Emes Aid

Hachnosas Kallah of Greater Washington

Where we work

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Financials

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Board Leadership Practices

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Yes

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Yes

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

Yes

Organizational Demographics

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? This organization has voluntarily shared information to answer this important question and to support sector-wide learning. GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 03/03/2020

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & Ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender Identity
Male

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

Race & Ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender Identity
Male

Race & Ethnicity

No data

Gender Identity

No data

Sexual Orientation

No data

Disability

No data

Equity Strategies

Last updated: 03/03/2020

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Data

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We disaggregate data to adjust programming goals to keep pace with changing needs of the communities we support.
done
We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
done
We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.

Policies and processes

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We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
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We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.