Donations

Please help us maintain the religious, educational and cultural programs of Temple Ahavat Shalom by making a contribution in honor, or in memory, of a loved one and in celebration of a Simcha or as an expression of appreciation. All donations are deeply appreciated.

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TEMPLE AHAVAT SHALOM FUNDS

                              Please Note: Minimum donation of $18,(minimum of $18 donation for credit cards), except where indicated.

ARIEL GOLDMAN LIBRARY FUND Purchase of materials for the library

BASKET OF BOOKS FUND Purchase of books for the Ariel Goldman Memorial Library

CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUND For the repair, maintenance and improvement of our building, grounds and equipment

 

CHOIR FUND To be used for any purpose connected with congregational music

KRIEGER EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER SPECIAL PROGRAMS FUND

ELAINE AND DAVID WOLSTEIN RELIGIOUS SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP FUND For assistance toward children’s religious education

FLOWER FUND To be used for flowers for the Sabbath, Days of Awe and Festivals
Minimum contribution: $50

FOUNTAIN OF GROWTH ENDOWMENT FUND It is as simple as making a bequest in your will

OPERATING FUND

PRAYER BOOK FUND Since we have an ample supply of our Mishkan T’Filah Shabbat prayer books, and since we hope to eventually replace our High Holy Day Gates of Repentance with Mishkan HaNefesh, the new High Holy Day prayer book of our Reform movement, all contributions to the prayer book fund will be held until we accumulate enough funds for initial purchase of Mishkan HaNefesh. Minimum contribution: $50

RABBI MATT’S DISCRETIONARY FUND

RABBI KLEIN’S DISCRETIONARY FUND

RABBI GARY KLEIN L’DOR V’DOR ENDOWMENT FUND – Bequests made to Temple Ahavat Shalom that may be paid now or paid in your will upon your passing. If your bequest will be paid upon your passing, please obtain the coinciding bequest document from, or call the Temple office: 727-785-8811 ext. 2.

RABBI GARY KLEIN YOUTH CENTER FUND

RANDI AND MARK BLITMAN FUND FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF JEWISH LIFE To enable our congregation to continue to provide and to enhance opportunities for families of limited income, and especially their children, to experience every aspect of Temple-related life.

SOLAR ENERGY FUND- Fund established through a very generous donation by Irene and Steve Weiss to enable our Temple to utilize solar energy as a cost-saving and environmentally responsible way of functioning.

THE MORRIE & EDIE WEISS COLLEGE PROGRAMMING ENHANCEMENT FUND This fund will help cover expenses incurred in our ongoing interaction with members’ children during the years they are in college and in graduate school. Our programming currently includes Rabbi Klein visiting our students on campus and providing social and educational gathering when they are home on vacation.

TORAH FUND For repair and maintenance of our Torah Scrolls

TREE OF LIFE To commemorate or to honor a happy occasion

Minimum contributions: Diamond $3,000 | Stone $1,000 | Leaf $150

WEANER RELIGIOUS SCHOOL FUND For special materials that enhance our religious school program

SPECIAL MEMORIAL FUNDS:

  • THE ANNE AND LORY LUBOTSKY MEMORIAL FUND
  • JAN BRESKY MEMORIAL SCHOLAR-IN-RESIDENCE FUND
  • LAWRENCE PLATT MEMORIAL FUND
  • MADELINE ROTHSCHILD MEMORIAL FUND
  • LEONARD SIMON & HAROLD LIPSCHUTZ MEMORIAL FUND FOR YOUTH

MEMORIAL PLAQUE FUND: In memory of one who passed away, an individual plaque is permanently affixed on a tablet at the Temple and will be lighted on the anniversary of the death. Minimum Temple Member Contribution $500. Non-Temple Member Contribution $750.

ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF PAYMENT are CHECK/CASH, ONLY for these three Funds:

  • BROTHERHOOD FUND- For support of all aspects of Temple life and Community. *Please make checks payable to: TAS Brotherhood  (You may also donate to Brotherhood by visiting their page and donating via the PayPal button)
  • SISTERHOOD FUND For the support of all aspects of Temple life. *Please make checks payable to: TAS Sisterhood or TASS
  • SOCIAL ACTION COMMITTEE In support of tikkun Olam programs such as the holiday meal at Grace House of RCS, dinner for 300 at Pinellas Hope and Mitzvah Day. *Please make checks payable to: TAS Social Action Committee