US Jewish philanthropists give more during pandemic but struggle with allocation
JTA Lisa Greer used to devote a significant share of her time and money to long-term philanthropic projects. She didnt mind that it could take years to see a new multimillion-dollar hospital wing built halfway around the world or for a project requiring years of planning to begin.
But when the pandemic started, her thinking shifted to what was closer to home, and in some cases to what was happening right in her own city.
Id much rather get some hospital people PPE, so people can live, she said from…