Let family and friends know you are thinking of them on happy or sad occasions.
You have two ways to donate to Beth Shalom:
Secure PayPal account
75th Anniversary Fund – will support our 75th anniversary events in 2020, including much needed Torah repairs and a community art project.
Donor Levels per family unit
$10,000+ Meyasdim (Founders) – Sponsor all 75th year events; 36 written letters in the Torah
$3,600+ Amudim (Pillars) – Sponsor Torah repairs; 36 written letters in the Torah
$1,800+ Bonim (Builders) – Sponsor event of your choice; 18 written letters in the Torah
$360+ Tomchim (Supporters) – Sponsor glass art project; 12 written letters in the Torah
$180+ Chaverim (Friends) – Sponsor a kiddush luncheon; 8 written letters in the Torah
General Fund – supplements dues and fundraising projects by the congregation, Brotherhood and Sisterhood. All funds go to the general operation of the synagogue.
Building Fund – used to care for future needs, alterations and maintenance of our building and grounds. Classrooms or other major donations ($10,000+) may be dedicated in memory of or in honor of someone(s) by calling the office.
Cemetery Fund – Liberal Synagogue Cemetery is located on Florida Blvd. Plots may be reserved for $1,000 (members) or $2,500 (non-members). This fee includes Perpetual Care. There is a a suggested donation to the Synagogue of $100, as well as a donation to the Rabbi for professional services.
Cantor Fund – to help elevate and enhance High Holy Day worship by bringing in a cantor or cantorial soloist.
Mose Wander Memorial & Stanley Stein Education Funds – used to purchase materials, equipment and provider scholarships to the Religious and Hebrew Schools.
Rosalyn G. Liss Endowment Fund – used to present an award for Academic Excellence to a sixth grader in our Religious School.
Youth Scholarship Fund – enables Beth Shalom to assist in sending our teenagers to NFTY Institutes, Southern Regional Conclaves, leadership weekends and Israel, and/or to send children to Jacob’s Camp and to assist with Religious School and Hebrew School tuition.
Alvin B. Rubin Institute for Adult Education – established by Louis and Rosalyn Liss to foster continuing Judaic studies.
Marks Fellman Memorial Library Fund – used to purchase new books and equipment, and to assist in maintaining the library.
Mitzvah Fund – used to send Passover food baskets and Rosh Hashanah holiday packages to our home-bound members.
Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund – funds to be used at the discretion of the Rabbi. Monies have been used to subsidize our youth for Jacob’s Camp, Israel and Religious School trips. Also used by the Rabbi to assist with establishing programs for the Synagogue, Synagogue-related travel and Tzedakah.
If you have questions regarding special donations to Beth Shalom or Rabbi for special occasions or lifecycle events, please call the office for more information.
Donate to the Dottie Smith Memorial Fund A fund to support the Rayner Center's Mission
The Rayner Center’s former director, Dottie Smith, passed away on Jan. 31, 2021. Dottie dedicated her career to the Rayner Center and served as its director until her retirement in 2018. She had a deep love for children and always put their health, safety and well-being first. To honor her memory and in accordance with the wishes of Dottie’s family, we have established the Dottie Smith Memorial Fund to be used to support the Center’s mission.
If you would like to give, select PayPal donation, make your donation and then fill out the form (you may have to click a link to return to the Beth Shalom website), being sure to select “Rayner – Dottie Smith Memorial.”