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Our Mission

"To provide financial assistance to Jewish people who are permanent residents of San Antonio and surrounding areas, through interest-free loans."

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Like all Free Loan Societies, HFLA-SA's foundation is based on essential Jewish principals: Acts-of-Loving-Kindness, Tzedakah and the Mitzvah of assisting others. Following these core values, our organization provides interest-free loans to help people achieve or maintain financial stability. By extending a “hand-up,” HFLA-SA offers hope and meaningful opportunities for brighter futures.

For more than 90-years, HFLA-SA has assisted thousands of people in their endeavors to overcome financial challenges and realize dreams. We look forward to continuing and expanding our 0% loan programs.

HFLA-SA Loan Categories

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Personal

The financial challenges in today's economy are numerous. HFLA-SA offers support when life's events happen – large or small – planned or unplanned – anytime budgets are burdened.

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Education

More than ever, advanced learning is critical for future success and financial independence. This program is designed to help post-high school students with academic expenses.

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Special Situation

This program is for unique circumstances which require borrowing flexibility - in terms of loan amount, cosigner rules and/or repayment terms. We are here to help.

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Jewish War Veterans, Post 753–HFLA-SA Dedicated Named Fund

This fund is designed for Jewish Veterans and their dependants and offers the advantage of longer repayment terms on interest-free loans for virtually any purpose. We appreciate our veterans and their families and are happy to give back.

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SAJSS–Goldsmith Family–HFLA-SA, Dedicated Named Fund

This program is for Jewish Seniors (60+) - allowing lower monthly repayment rates on interest-free loans. Aging brings new expenses, and we want to honor and help our local seniors by assisting with this meaningful program. We are here to assist.

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Hebrew Free Loan Association of San Antonio is Growing!

As more and more local Jewish people consistantly benefit from HFLA-SA's interest-free loans, our infrastucture must keep pace. To facilitate this expansion and ensure our continued ability to fulfill the vital mission, we have created a new opportunity - for a very special person. HFLA-SA is looking to hire a Part-Time Bookkeeper/Office Assistant.

Are you that “special person”? Interested in a part-time job? Have strong Bookkeeping and Administrative skills? Enjoy working out of your home? Want to work for a well-established non-profit, where you’ll have the opportunity to witness firsthand your contributions helping to make a difference on individual lives?

Primary responsibilities will include bookkeeping and general office tasks.

If well-qualified, please submit your resume and letter of interest to: info@hfla-sa.org by April 20, 2018.

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Join HFLA-SA at the Tricentennial Shindig, April 15th!

In addition to San Antonio's 300th birthday, we will also be celebrating the deep impact our Jewish community has made on our city throughout the years. HFLA-SA is proud to join JFSA and our community partners in co-sponsoring this Israeli-style Street Fair, featuring live entertainment, kosher food vendors, crafts, activities for all and displays highlighting the rich history of San Antonio's Jewish Community.

While enjoying the festivities, be sure to stop by HFLA-SA's booth; we'd love to visit with you. Spin our famous wheel for the opportunity to win a prize.

On Sunday, April 15th, Grand Marshall, Mayor Ron Nirenberg kicks off the Shindig at noon, and fun will continue until 6:00PM. The event is free and open to all, with parking available at Ashby and Belknap, in Monte Vista.