Donations

Fund Description
High Holiday Appeal 2017
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This is our annual pledge drive with matching funds for an ultimate goal of raising $100,000. These proceeds go directly into our current operating budget.

This fund is used in whatever way is most needed for the operation of the synagogue.
Baker-Schwimmer Fund for the Hearing Impaired
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This fund helps to provide special resources, such as interpreters and equipment, for the hearing impaired.
Beatrice Boyar Kaplan Camp Fund
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This fund provides financial assistance to Bet Shalom families to send their children to a Jewish day camp or overnight camp.
Bet Shalom Higher Education Scholarship Fund
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This fund grants scholarships to children of Bet Shalom members based on financial need to help pay education costs of an undergraduate degree program at an accredited college or university.
Cantor Sarah Lipsett-Allison Program Fund
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This fund was established to honor Cantor Lipsett-Allison's love of community. It will support large congregational programming not funded by the Bet Shalom budget, specific to education and culture.
Capital Fund Donation
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Money from this fund is used for capital improvements to our building and grounds.
Caring Community, Jackie Hirsch Memorial
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This fund supports programming developed by the Caring Community.
Chuck Miller Building Fund
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This fund is used for improvements and enhancements of our facility.
Confirmation Class Youth Activities Fund
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This fund provides scholarships to send H.S. students to youth group conclaves and activities
Dolginow Scholar-in-Residence Fund
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This fund provides ongoing opportunities for the study of Torah for our congregation.
Education Fund
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This fund aids our Religious School programs and further enhances our children's educational opportunities.
Endowment - Etz Chaim Campaign
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Monies from this fund are invested and used to support Bet Shalom's future.
Endowment - Rabbi Norman Cohen Rabbinic Chair
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This fund is set up within the endowment to help defray future costs of our rabbinic salaries.
Equipment Fund
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This fund is used to purchase or repair technical equipment at the synagogue.
Eugene Fabes Adult Education Fund
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This fund provides adult education opportunities and programing.
Holocaust Memorial Garden Fund
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Money is used to fund memorials or other structures to enhance the beauty, mission-related uses, or accessibility of Bet Shalom's exterior grounds.
Inclusion of People with Disabilities Fund
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This fund is used to ensure that people with disabilities and their families are able to fully participate in congregational life.
Irving Kaplan Adult Ed Fund
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This fund provides adult education opportunities, particularly for seniors.
Jack & Esther Tanick Memorial Children's Fund
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This fund provides scholarships for children and youth, enabling them to participate in Jewish educational programs, both formal and informal.
Joanna Simer Memorial Fund
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This fund provides scholarships to confirmation students to enable their participation in the annual class trip and supplements other special class activities.
Joe Silberman/Moe Micklin Campership Fund
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Money from this fund provides scholarships for young people to attend Jewish Camp Programs.

This fund is used to purchase ritual items for the synagogue.

This fund supports families that need financial assistance to attend the annual family kallah.
Leder Family Mitzvah Fund
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Money from this fund provides financial aid to people in need.
Leona Berle Israel Scholarship Fund
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This fund provides scholarships to send children to Israel to further enrich their Jewish education.

Money from this fund helps to purchase books and periodicals for our library.
Lonstein Fund
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This fund is to further train and develop our teacing staff through conferences and conventions.
Machov/Eisenstatt Kitchen Fund
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Money from this fund helps to renovate and upgrade our kitchen facilities.
Max & Linda Rutman Family Building Maintenance Fund
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This fund is used to repair or replace worn or obsolete components of our present facility.
Moss Family Religious School Scholarship Fund
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This fund provides scholarships for our congregants to our Religious School, so that all of our children are ensured a Jewish education.

This fund provides support to our music programs including choirs, workshops, materials and professional development.
Next Generation Fund
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Money from this fund is used to bring Jewish teachings, customs and awareness to our children, and make Judaism a significant part of the lives of our future generations.

This fund provides sweets and beverages for your enjoyment after Shabbat services.
Paul & Shirley Thomas Bar/Bat Mitzvah Scholarship Fund
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This fund provides financial assistance to needy students for Bar/Bat Mitzvah tutoring.
Pesis Family Israel Scholarship Fund
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This fund provides scholarships for young people to participate in educational programs in Israel.
Prayer Book Fund
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This provides for replacement and repair of our prayer books. A donation of $20 will place a plate in a prayer book in honor of a loved one. A donation of $50 will inscribe a Torah commentary.
Pre-School Fund
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This fund will provide program support for Shalom Yeladim (Bet Shalom Preschool).

This fund is used for program development by all Bet Shalom committees.
Rabbi David Locketz' Discretionary Fund
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This fund is used at the discretion of Rabbi Locketz for worthwhile projects and activities not covered by the congregation's budget.
Rabbi Jill Crimmings' Discretionary Fund
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This fund is used at the discretion of Rabbi Crimmings for worthwhile projects and activities not covered by the congregational budget.
Rabbi Norman Cohen's Discretionary Fund
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This fund is used at the discretion of Rabbi Cohen for worthwhile projects and activities not covered by the congregation's budget.
Rabbi Norman M Cohen HUC-JIR Scholarship Fund
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This fund awards scholarships to members of Bet Shalom Congregation and their children who are engaged in degree-conferring programs at Hebrew Union College.
Roberta Kirshbaum Landscape Fund
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This fund provides for design, installation and maintenance of Bet Shalom's beautiful landscape.
Roston Youth Engagement Fund
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This fund provides programming to engage the youth of Bet Shalom in a variety of activities and programs.
Sammy & Pearl Gallop Education Fund
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This fund is used to encourage the next generation of synagogue youth. Funds can be used for formal & informal Jewish education.
Social Action Committee Fund
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This fund supports a variety of local causes and social action programs.
Tom Silver Nekudot (Detail) Fund
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Money from this fund is used to enhance projects within the congregation - be they functional, cosmetic, or interpersonal. Tom's Legacy as the Boneh will live on in vitalization and continued updates
Tzedakah Fund
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The money from this fund allows Bet Shalom to provide support to outside charities.
Walzer Food & Nutrition Fund
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This fund is designed to fuel the food and nutrition needs of the Bet Shalom community, family, and friends.