Better than Charity

Jewish tradition teaches that there is something even more significant than charity. HFLA offers a unique and singular service to the community by providing interest-free loans and a helping hand instead of a handout.

Donate Now or learn how to donate by phone, calling to 305.692.7555 

“A loan is better than charity, for it enables one to help himself.”
– Sage Maimonides

Use your IRA to fund the needs in our Jewish Community!

If you are 70 ½ or older, you can instruct the trustee of your IRA to make a direct distribution of up to $100,000 per year to HFLA. A direct distribution counts toward your annual Required Minimum Distribution and will be excluded from income for federal purposes and not taxed.


Use your IRA contribution to fund:

Hebrew Free Loan annual campaign gift.
Gift to the HFLA to care for the needs of our community for future generations.

“The world stands on three things ‘Torah, Avodah and Gemilut Chasodim’ (deeds of loving kindness).”
–  Pirke Avot 1:2