Kars 4 Kids & Repair The World
The largest nonprofit organization mobilizing Jewish volunteers, Repair The World recently hired David Eisner as CEO. Eisner, who was appointed by President George W. Bush to head the Corporation for National and Community Service and is a former AOL executive, he has raised a lot of funds in the philanthropic world.
Many Jewish non-profits including Kars 4 Kids have Hired new executives this year – but few are as high-profile as Eisner. Eisner’s appointmentis the latest step in Repair the World’s evolution.
“Repair the World is a young organization with a limitless potential to help others and to have a profound impact on Jewish volunteerism and service in the United States,” Eisner said. “Global issues related to education, health, poverty, and the environment require innovative ideas and hands-on solutions. We are building a movement to capitalize and build on the ingenuity of individuals and the commitment of organizations on the ground dedicated to making a difference.”
Repair the World began operations in 2009 through the founding partnership of the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, Einhorn Family Charitable Trust, Jim Joseph Foundation and Nathan Cummings Foundation. It has been highlighted in The Slingshot Guide, a resource guide for Jewish innovation for 50 of the most creative and effective organizations and leaders across the country.
“We are thrilled to have a leader of David’s stature and experience taking the helm of Repair the World. Under his leadership, Repair will help to mobilize a generation of young Jews committed to making an impact on the world, as well as ensure that service and volunteerism are central to Jewish life,” said Lynn Schusterman.
To learn more about Repair the World, visit http://www.weRepair.org
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