Frequently Asked Questions

Is my donation tax-deductibe? Yes, Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and your gift is deductible for tax purposes. Our Federal Tax ID is 95-1691012.

Can I mail or call in my gift? Yes, we will gratefully accept your donation via mail or over the phone. Kindly send it to JVS Scholarship, 6505 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90048. Please identify the name of the person who is running/walking that you wish to support. You may also call Pat Sills at JVS (323) 761-8888 x8868 to make your gift, which will be reflected on the fundraising page the next business day.

Is there a cost to participate in the LA BIG 5K? If you plan to walk/run, we suggest you register for the LA BIG 5K.  The registration fee is $43 per person. LA BIG 5K walker/runners will receive an official race shirt, finishers medal, race bib with chip timing technology, access to post-race refreshments and more.

I am interested in walking/running and would like to create my own donation page. How can I do that? JVS staff will be glad to build a donation page for you. We would like you to complete form below to get started.

Name *
Phone *
This is the amount of money you hope to raise for JVS
Include the following text on my personalized fundraising page. Be sure to include your name as you would like it to appear (i.e. John and Jane Smith).

When: Saturday, March 18, 2017
6:00 am -- Dodger Stadium Parking Lots Open
6:30 am -- Late Registration/Bib Pick-Up Opens in Parking Lot G
8:00 am -- LA BIG 5K Race Startd