Merage U.S.-Israel Aid Fund

Merage Institute

100% of the donated funds will be used to provide for the most pressing needs of the people of Israel under the advisement of the staff of the Merage Institute in coordination with their many volunteers in Israel.

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Contributions can be made to the Merage U.S. – Israel Aid Fund in the following ways:

  • Credit Card: Make a credit card donation on this page (Credit card donations are subject to a 5% transaction processing fee that is assessed by the credit card companies. OCCF does not receive any portion of this fee.)
  • Check: Send a check payable to Orange County Community Foundation and include “Merage U.S. – Israel Aid Fund” on your check or memo. Mail check to 19200 Von Karman Ave., Suite 700, Irvine, CA 92612.
  • Stock & Wire Contributions: Please contact Greg Cravens, Controller at or 949-553-4202 ext. 231 to receive instructions prior to initiating your contribution.

For questions about the philanthropic purpose of this fund, please contact: Kristie Eidlhuber, Operations Manager of the Merage Institute, at (949) 355-5498.

For information about how to make a contribution to the fund, please contact: Lindley Hanley, Philanthropic Advisor at (949) 553-4202 ext. 270 or