WHO WE ARE
On a mission to bring more Light into the world
The Gelt Charitable Foundation’s mission is to ensure that our communities at large receive the mental, physical, and emotional help they need. Through programs such as Lone Soldier Adoption, addiction awareness and support, and suicide alertness, we have assisted dozens of communities nationwide, ensuring that help and prevention is affordable and easy to access.
Leigh Ioffe is Gelt Charitable Foundation’s resident suicide prevention trainer. She brings over six years of experience working with at-risk and suicidal youth.
To date, Leigh has schooled over five-hundred people nationally in this method.
Additionally, Leigh is a published author, and educator at Chabad of the University of Pennsylvania. She lives in Philadelphia with her husband and daughter.
CEO & FOUNDER
Jack Miller founded Gelt Financial in 1989. It originally started in an extra bedroom of Jack’s house on a folding table as a residential mortgage broker with the simple belief in educating and working hard for its customers to deliver the most value possible. Gelt quickly expanded to one of the largest independently owned mortgage and finance companies in the Philadelphia area.
In 2020, the Gelt Charitable Foundation was founded. All his life, Jack Miller has been a lifelong believer in the power of the common man and his or her purpose and obligation to uplift others and bring light in the world.
Ella Steinmetz manages the logistics at the Gelt Charitable Foundation.
Her work with teenagers at CTeen & UMatter of Sarasota, Florida, has led her to have a passion for mental health awareness.
Ella has organized many programs and events, and in her free time, you can find her hanging out with her nieces and nephews.