Team JVS

For the first time ever, and spearheaded by Leland Felsenthal and Matthew Paul, JVS will participate in the 2017 BIG 5K.  This family-friendly 5K will take place on Saturday, March 18th at Dodger Stadium and is open to participants of all ages and abilities, including runners, walkers and strollers.

Leland, Matt and several Scholarship Program Committee members will walk/run while raising funds for JVS. Other committee members will be virtual walkers and raise funds and awareness about JVS and its Scholarship Program.

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

If you are interested in participating in the BIG 5K and raise funds for JVS, please complete the brief form at the bottom of this page.

On behalf of Team JVS, thank you for your consideration.

Leland Felsenthal and Matthew Paul
JVS Scholarship Program Co-Chairs

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).