Below are listed the funds and the purpose for which each is used. Contributions may be sent to the Temple office and an acknowledgement will be sent promptly to the person being honored or to the family in whose memory your gift has been made. (There is no mention of the amount contributed.)
Purchases and maintains objects of art for Temple.
Baum Family High Holy Day Music
Augments funding of music for High Holy Day Services.
Baum Family Scholar/Author Fund
Funds a visit of Scholar-in-Residence or literary figure.
Baum Family Youth Fund
Provides annual Youth Group discretionary expenditures.
Provides life cycle assistance to Temple members.
Cemetery Endowment Fund
Provides funds to maintain and perpetuate the Temple Anshe Hesed Cemetery.
Gasche Music and Education Fund
Supplements the music program and assists the education program with ongoing quality programs and projects.
Gesher Education Fund
Provides for educational needs of the Gesher Education Program of the Temple.
J. Leonard Ostrow Fund
Awards a scholarship annually to youth to travel to Israel or other approved educational travel.
J. Sender Square Maintenance Fund
Provides funds for the maintenance of the parking area.
Kramer Library Fund
Provides the library with funding to purchase books and materials.
Ner Tamid Society
Funds are received from bequests and gifts may be used as the donor designates or for unrestricted purposes.
David Siegel Fund
Provides scholarships for youth to attend the Union of Reform Judaism leadership camps and Institutes.
Augments the dues and other sources of Temple income. Contributions of $750 or more entitles a name to be place on an endowment plaque and the Perpetual Memorial list.
Franklin L. Fox Educational Fund
Provides for speakers on relevant Jewish subjects.
Prayer Book Fund
Purchases, repairs and replaces prayer books.
Rabbi’s Mitzvah Fund
Contributions honor the Rabbi and the funds are used for causes the Rabbi deems significant.
Remembrance Fund/ Perpetual Memorial Fund
A contribution of $200 or more memorializes a loved one by having a name inscribed on the Perpetual Memorial List, recited on the anniversary of their death and listed in the Yom Kippur Roll of Remembrance.
Ruth Blick-Silver Outreach Fund
Established to ensure the continuity of Outreach and In-Reach programs.
Tree of Life
A donation of Chai ($18) commemorates life events with an engraved leaf on our Congregational Tree of Life on display in Morris Schaffner Hall.
Yom Kippur Fund
Provides for charitable, humanitarian, religious, and educational endeavors.
Provides for ongoing Leadership Development training.