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Designated Funds

Designated Funds

Adat Shalom offers a number of contribution opportunities. Please indicate which fund your contribution is for.

Clergy Discretionary Funds

These funds are an appropriate way to say “thank you” to the clergy for services rendered. Funds may be used to give tzedakah to worthy causes and/or supplement Adat Shalom programs and initiatives. The funds may also be used for Financial support to families needing temporary help and also to sponsor youth to attend trips, conclaves, and summer camps. Contributions are appreciated to Rabbi Fred’s or Hazzan/Rabbi Rachel’s discretionary fund.

Other Dedicated Funds

Camp Scholarship Fund for scholarships for Adat Shalom youth attending approved residential Jewish summer camps in the United States.

Chesed/Breman Fund for cards, books, pamphlets, meals of consolation, etc. for congregants who are ill, grieving, or welcoming a new child and for support of a pastoral counselor.

Daniel Thursz Youth Fund for support of Adat Shalom teens attending Jewish programs, including but not limited to Israel Quest, Panim el Panim, JRF youth conferences, and summer camps.

Green Fund for initiatives whose clear and primary purpose is to care for, sustain, and improve the environment.

Haiti Fund for support of the Nouvelle Institution Chretienne de Leogane (NICL) and the work of its founder and director, Pastor Johnny Felix. If you would like to make a formal pledge to the Haiti Project, click here for a description and a link to the pledge form.

Jewish Studies Fund for continuing and comprehensive Jewish education at Adat Shalom.

Joel Kaufman Memorial Library Fund for the purchase of books and other media and materials for Adat Shalom’s Library in accordance with the Library’s mission.

Kulanu Fund for supporting programs and accommodations which foster inclusion and provide ease of access and participation in the Adat Shalom community for all persons including those with disabilities.

Ritual Fund for the purchase or repair of Torah scrolls and various ritual related items; for the purchase of prayer books and Chumashim.

Social Action Fund for social action programs, including tikkun olam, environmental and social services. 2018 Special Project – Refugee Resettlement for food, clothing, rent subsidies, and other urgent needs to help support refugee families being resettled in the DC area.

Torah School Fund for the purchase of materials for teachers, audio-visual aids, and books for the Torah School library.