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Support Temple Sholom

A donation to Temple Sholom is a wonderfully appropriate way to celebrate a life cycle event, to honor or commemorate the life of a loved one, or simply to acknowledge and express appreciation for the benefits Temple Sholom brings to your life. Our synagogue has a variety of Tribute and Donation Funds providing ways to support the congregation at all different levels. Members can dedicate a leaf on the Tree of Life, a Yahrzeit Memorial Plaque, or a prayer book or donate to support enrichment in our nursery and religious schools. There are opportunities throughout the year to sponsor a Kiddush or a favorite Temple Sholom program, such as a lecture series, special program, and performing Jewish artists, or you may also choose to make a contribution to any of the funds listed below.

General Operating Fund Supports the operating budget of the congregation, supplementing dues to cover day-to-day expenses of the synagogue.
Endowment Fund Investment earnings from our permanent endowment are allocated to support Temple Sholom's future financial needs.
Kiddush Fund Defrays the cost of our weekly Shabbat Kiddush. All contribution amounts are welcome.You can sponsor a weekly Kiddush for a lifecycle event, birthday, or anniversary at a cost of $300. If you care to do so please note this amount as your donation and contact Alice Schoen at 203-542-7165 to discuss the arrangements.
Programming Fund Supports new and existing programming initiatives of the synagogue.

Rabbi's Discretionary Fund

Used by our Rabbi for Tzedakah in the Jewish and secular communities as well as for rabbinic initiatives at the synagogue in his discretion.
Music Fund Enhances the musical traditions of Temple Sholom during worship, special programming and concerts.
Religious School Enrichment Supports the existing program and its enrichment efforts which invests in the future of our children.
Nursery School Enrichment Supports the existing program and its enrichment efforts which invests in the future of our children.
Youth Group Fund Provides financial support to supplement youth group activities.
Prayer Book and Bible Fund Ensures an ample number of prayer books and bibles for our members and guests.
Sisterhood Fund Supports a variety of Sisterhood initiatives.
The Norma Perlstein Social Action Fund Donations are used to support the synagogue's social action projects and programs.


You may also purchase the following items which are used to support several funds of the synagogue:

Bronze Yahrzeit Plaques in our Sanctuary may be purchased at a cost of $600 to commemorate the passing of a loved one. Proceeds from your purchase benefit Temple Sholom's General Operating Fund.

Leaves on our Tree of Life may be purchased to commemorate a life cycle event at a cost of $1,800 for a small brass leaf, $5,400 for a small bronze leaf or $18,000 for a large copper leaf. The leaves are displayed prominently on our Tree of Life in our main lobby. Additional parts of our Tree may are also available for larger donations. Proceeds from your purchase benefit the Temple Sholom Endowment Fund.

Donations by check may be mailed to Temple Sholom, 300 East Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, CT 06830, Attn. Eileen Robin. Please indicate in the memo section of the check to which fund(s) you would like your donation allocated. If you would like more information about contributing to Temple Sholom, or would like to make a donation by credit card, please contact Eileen Robin, 203-542-7155.

Thank you for your support.

 

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