Weinberg Foundation Announces $1.2 Million in Emergency Grants in Response to Pittsburgh Synagogue Mass Shooting
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation today announced $1.2 million in emergency grant funding as an immediate response to the shootings that claimed 11 lives and wounded six individuals this past Saturday at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill community. May the memory of those who lost their lives always be a blessing.
"The Weinberg Foundation mourns those who perished and shares the pain of their loved ones," said Robert T. Kelly, Jr., Weinberg Foundation Board Chair and Trustee. "While we grieve for the victims of this horrific hate crime, the Foundation is compelled to do what it can, as quickly as possible, to support those organizations meeting the urgent needs of the community."
After consulting with more than a dozen leaders in Pittsburgh and across the country regarding the immediate needs the Pittsburgh Jewish community is facing, the Weinberg Foundation has approved emergency grants to the following six organizations...