United Jewish Appeal Campaign

Thank you for your support. Pay an outstanding pledge or make a new donation!

Nelson Halpern - UJA Campaign Chair
Debbie Ryder - Lion of Judah Chair
Joel Zimmerman - JAC UJA Campaign Chair

UJA Bowl-a-Thon
Sunday, December 1.

3:00-5:00pm | Chinook Bowladrome

Dust off your bowling shoes and team-up for the first-ever UJA Bowl-a-Fun!  Join in on a fun afternoon of bowling, food, and prizes, while supporting the vital programs and services Powering our community. Limited spaces are available, so don’t delay! Team captains, register your team ONLINE or contact Jessica Miller Switzer with inquiries.  You will receive your team fundraising page within one business day. There is no charge to register, but teams must commit to a fundraising minimum of $360.  Shoe rental and lane fees are covered thanks to a generous community donor! Click HERE for a list of fun and engaging ways to motivate your team. 


Jewish Calgary is YOU!


UJA  photos, videos, and Jewish Calgary moments Powered by YOU.  


Official 2019 UJA Video

Starring Jewish Calgary!

Dr. Sherri Wise

A message featured Campaign Launch Speaker

Jeannie Opdyke Smith

A message featured Campaign Launch Speaker

Ways To Give

There are many ways to Power Jewish Calgary!

Volunteering - another way to give generously

Calgary Jewish Federation has many volunteer opportunities in the Jewish Community - from canvassing to helping seniors to joining the board of JAC. Learn more about our volunteer activities.

Tribute Cards

Calgary Jewish Federation tribute cards combine our duty to give tzedakah with the opportunity to honour someone special, to celebrate seminal occasions and remember someone we love. Learn more about our options for Tribute cards.

The History of UJA

Calgary UJA has a rich and distinguished history of generosity and volunteerism. Learn more about our history in the Jewish Community.

More information: Diana Kalef, Director of Development -  403-444-3154, email

Please click HERE for information about our partner agencies.

Years of Generosity


For more than half a century, Calgary Jewish Federation’s annual United Jewish Appeal Campaign has, through our community's generosity, help create and strengthen Jewish Calgary’s core programs and services. Through the Program Allocations Committee (PAC) process, raised funds are allocated to programs and services provided by our local partner agencies, Federation-sponsored programs and projects in Israel and around the Jewish world.