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Make a Donation

We appreciate your generosity. Donations are a wonderful way to commemorate a  simcha or to honor the memory of a loved one. Your support will help us continue to provide all the religious, educational and social services and programs that are important to our members and to the community. All donations will be acknowledged in the Contemporary, unless you request anonymity.

Our Funds

To make a donation by mail, click here to download our donation form and return it with a check.

To donate online, click on any of the fund names below. Please note a surcharge of 2.5% will be added to all payments made via credit card.

Annual Campaign: Provides for the general financial needs of the synagogue.
Gerald Brissman/Lyle Miller/Carol Samuels College & Youth Fund: Provides holiday packages and mailings to the congregation's college students living away from home and subsidies for Koach.
Capital Improvement: Provides for major, unbudgeted repairs and improvements to the physical facilities.
Chorale: Provides for the expenses of the OT Chorale.
Comfort & Condolence: Provides a fruit basket or meal to the family after a funeral or during an extended illness.
Dorothy Edison and Alexander Levin Library Fund: Provides for a wide variety of materials to be used in the beit midrash (library).
Fine Arts: Supports projects that beautify and enhance Olam Tikvah.
Walter Hausfeld Playground Fund: Provides maintenance and upkeep of the playground.
Kitchen Fund: Maintains and acquires kitchen equipment.
Rabbi Itzhaq M. Klirs Memorial Adult Education Fund: Provides for an annual Scholar-in-Residence and sponsors adult education programs.
Robert Natkin Religious School Fund: Provides for purchases that benefit the Religious School and for educational programs for teachers and students.
Emanuel Passamaneck Prayer Book & Tallit Fund: Provides prayer books, chumashim and tallitot. Items will be dedicated as availability allows. ($18 tallit, $36 siddur, $54 machzor, $72 chumash)
Rabbi's Discretionary Fund (Senior): Enables the senior rabbi to support a wide variety of charitable, educational and growth opportunities in the community.
Rabbi's Discretionary Fund (Assistant): Enables the assistant rabbi to support a wide variety of charitable, educational and growth opportunities in the community.
Harold Rib Torah & Religious Articles Fund: Maintains and acquires Torahs and other religious articles for the sanctuary.
Social Action: Supports social action and tikkun olam programming at Olam Tikvah and within the greater community.
Stahl Family Experience Israel Fund: Provides funds to OT youth for travel to Israel for significant periods of time.
Tzedakah Fund: Provides for the synagogue and its members.
Jerry Werbel Landscape Fund: Provides assistance for beautification of the synagogue grounds.

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