Your generosity helps strengthen what we already do and makes our possibilities even greater. Each gift, tribute and dollar given to Temple Shalom makes a difference!

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Donations can be made in honor of a Bar or Bat Mitzvah, wedding or other special celebration such as a new baby, school graduation or other special occasion in honor of a family member or friend. Contributions are also a very appropriate way to memorialize a loved one or observe a Yahrzeit.

Donations can be made to the General Fund of Temple Shalom or to one of the special funds or endowments noted. Your donation will be acknowledged with a card to the tribute recipient.

Temple Funds

  • General Fund - for operating and other expenses as needed for the Temple's general operation
  • Building Fund - maintenance of the Temple building and grounds
  • Cemetery Fund - maintenance and general expenses of the Sons of Israel Cemetery
  • Education Discretionary Fund - support of non-budget Religious School and Preschool needs, including discretionary funds for the Religious School Director
  • Education Scholarship Fund - provides scholarships to children in need for Religious School and Preschool
  • Future Building Fund - for purchase, modification and maintenance of a new building
  • Hashanim Hatovot (Senior Program) - providing for operating and general expenses for the Senior Program
  • Library Fund - for the maintenance of the Temple Shalom Einstein Library
  • Mikvah Fund - for operation and maintenance of the Temple Mikvah
  • PJ Library Fund - for support of the PJ Library Jewish Family enrichment program
  • Prayer Book Fund - for purchase or replacement of prayer books and chumashim
  • Rabbi's Discretionary Fund - for assistance to members of the Jewish community or others and non-budgeted expenses as deemed appropriate by the Rabbi
  • Social Action Fund - for assistance to Jewish individuals in temporary financial difficulty
  • Tallit Fund - for relacement and repair of tallesim for Temple use
  • Torah Fund - for maintenance and/or replacement of the Torahs

Temple Shalom Endowments

  • Abraham Abramowitz Endowment - to provide resources that will improve the quality of life for Temple Shalom
  • Helen Krenzen Bell Endowment - to provide funds to support the Senior Program Director and Chef
  • Hy and Jeanette Silver & Chester and Miriam Supperstein Generations Four Endowment - offer opportunities to continue the passage of Judaism to future generations living in the Colorado Springs Jewish community
  • Jo'Ann & David Supperstein Trust for Education - provides non-budgeted funds for the purchase of computer hardware and software, lesson programs & other materials for Temple Shalom's Religious School
  • Operations Endowment - to provide for long term sustainment and financial viability to Temple Shalom

Sisterhood Funds

  • Bereavement Fund - Providing fruit plates and other trays to families of Temple Shalom who have suffered a loss
  • Flower Fund - Flowers for the Temple bimah on the High Holy Days

Other Auxiliary Funds

  • Men's Club General Fund - for general operating expenses with Men's Club programs
  • PTO General Fund - for support of PTO operations and programming