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William (Bill) Schlessinger passed away on February 14, 2023. Husband of the late Rita Schlessinger z"l (nee Warshell). Father of Evan (Dana) Schlessinger and David (Carole) Schlessinger and Brian z"l (Tara). Grandfather of Ricky, Mimi, Bella, Alex, Maya, Shira, Eitan and Shimon.
Contributions in his memory may be made to a charity of the donor's choice or to The William Schlessinger Memorial Fund at the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles.
Your tax-deductible donation to The Foundation will be credited to the William Schlessinger Memorial Fund to support 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations recommended by .
The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles ("Foundation") is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions to The Foundation are tax-deductible. The Foundation's tax identification number is 95-6111928.
Family and friends ("Advisers") created this charitable Donor Advised Fund ("Fund") at The Foundation in honor or in memory of a loved one(s). Fund Advisers and their families may not personally benefit, nor direct specific individuals to benefit, from the Fund. Advisers may recommend grants from the Fund to 501(c)3 nonprofits, Jewish or otherwise, locally, nationally and in Israel. The Foundation legally controls the Fund and vets all grantees. View or download information about Donor Advised Funds.
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Established in 1954, the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles manages charitable assets of more than $1 billion entrusted to it by over 1,300 families. The Foundation partners with its donors to shape meaningful philanthropic strategies, magnify the impact of giving and build enduring charitable legacies. Over the past 15 years, The Foundation has distributed over $1 billion in grants to thousands of nonprofits across a diverse spectrum.