Federation in the news: Amherst Bulletin 1/20/23

Jewish Federation reviving Ride to Provide fundraiser

Rabbi Saul Perlmutter, seen in 2015 at the time of his retirement as director of the Hillel House at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, founded the Ride to Provide in 2007. STAFF FILE PHOTO

AMHERST — After an eight-year hiatus, a former annual fundraising event by the University of Massachusetts Hillel that helped support local, national and international service projects, will be making its return.

Through a partnership with UMass Hillel, the Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts will be taking over and expanding the Ride to Provide event, said Nora Gorenstein, CEO of the federation, at the organization’s annual meeting in December.