Our Stories

Every day, we are inspired by the stories of our donors, borrowers, board members and staff. To pay tribute to this vibrant community, we’re sharing their stories and the latest news from Hebrew Free Loan.

Borrower Stories

From hardworking scholars to innovative entrepreneurs, our borrowers inspire us with their achievements and perseverance.

Jewish Family Loans
William Davidson Jewish College Loan
Move in Detroit
Marvin I. Danto Small Business Loan

Donor, Staff and Board Member Stories

The extraordinary people who give back to the Jewish community through their donations, time and hard work make Hebrew Free Loan’s work possible. Some were once loan recipients themselves.

Hebrew Free Loan Impact
Michigan Jewish Organization Loans
Hebrew Free Loan Detroit’s History and Values


Everyone at Hebrew Free Loan was incredibly kind, and now we have Pearl.

- Rachel and Aaron Schwartz, who received a personal loan from HFL to pay for in vitro fertilization.