Support Hebrew Free Loan of San Diego

“A loan is better than charity for it enables one to help oneself with dignity” – Maimonides

Donations have a Perpetual Impact

Every gift made to Hebrew Free Loan of San Diego:​

  • Will impact members of the San Diego Jewish community for generations to come
  • Makes a lasting difference in many lives
  • Is an investment in strengthening our community

As loans are repaid* the funds are relent to others who need assistance. For Named Funds repayments of loans previously made are returned to the named fund for loans to new borrowers.

Donations may be:

  • Undesignated funds which will be used for all loan programs and operations (no minimum)
  • Designated contributions for loans in specific loan programs (which may utilize a maximum of 3% per year, up to 15% over the lifetime of the donation, to cover expenses)

Both designated and undesignated contributions may be in named donor funds (minimum fund $20,000).

*Other Hebrew Free Loan societies have on average about a 99.5% repayment rate

Donate Now

Make a tax-deductible donation today to help Hebrew Free Loan help others in the San Diego Jewish community. Use the Donate Now form below, or mail a check to:

Hebrew Free Loan of San Diego
9404 Genesee Ave, Suite 200
La Jolla, CA 92037

Hebrew Free Loan of San Diego is a qualified 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.  We will use your donation to continue providing interest-free loans throughout our community, giving people the means to handle financial challenges, pursue their dreams, and become self-sufficient.

Donations of $180 or more will be recognized in HFLSD publications.

Other Ways To Give

Find the way that is best for you to help Hebrew Free Loan continue providing interest-free loans throughout our community. Our loans enable people to become self-sufficient, providing them the means to handle serious financial challenges and pursue their life dreams.

Donate a Vehicle

Donate a Vehicle: We are a registered partner with Cars. The donation process can be completed in as little as two minutes. There is no charge for towing, and your gift is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Make a Gift of Securities

Stocks, bonds, or mutual funds that have appreciated in value may be an attractive donation for you under current tax laws. When you transfer ownership to HFLSD, you receive a charitable income tax deduction to the full extent allowed by law. Please alert us in advance.

Create a Permanent Named Fund

With a gift of $20,000 or more, you can create a Permanent Named Fund that will exist in perpetuity. Subsequent gifts from you will be credited to the fund, and others may contribute to it as well.

Start a New Loan Program

Create an enduring charitable legacy by establishing a new loan program at HFLSD that reflects your interests and values while supporting HFLSD’s tradition of interest-free lending. And receive significant personal and estate tax advantages.



For Other Ways To Give, please contact or call (858) 345-8018 so we can assist you in making these contributions. Thank you!

There are several lead donor opportunities:

  • Lead Organization Sponsor: $1,000,000
  • Lead Educational Loan Sponsor: $500,000
  • Lead Small Business Loan Sponsor: $500,000
  • Lead Life Cycle Loan Sponsor: $250,000
  • Lead Personal Needs Loan Sponsor: $250,000
  • Lead Medical and Dental Loan Sponsor: $250,000
  • Lead Emergencies Loan Sponsor: $250,000​
  • Lead Parents & Children in Crisis Loan Sponsor: $125,000

Lead donor terms and recognition programs available upon request