Ongoing Fundraising Activities

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No matter how small your sale item, every penny helps!


  •  iGive to  Congregation Shalom:  Shop online at 783 different well-known stores and automatically donate money to Congregation Shalom. It’s free and easy. Click here to register and then do your shopping through the iGive website gateway. If you make a purchase through iGive within 45 days of signing up, an extra $5.00 will go to Congregation Shalom. If you have any questions, please contact Laura.
  • Inkjet cartridges:  Please bring used ink cartridges to the Temple for recycling; just drop in the special container in the foyer. Some are worth as much as $4!
  • Grocery Gift Cards:  Turn Your Shopping Into Cash! If you shop at Hannaford, Donelan’s or Stop & Shop, then donating to Congregation Shalom has never been easier. Order a gift card from the Temple and not only do you get the value of the card purchased, but Congregation Shalom gets a 7% bonus (5% back from the stores and 2% from the credit card purchase). If you buy a $100 gift card, the temple gets $7! Gift cards can be purchased by contacting Judy Beningson OR purchase in person on Sundays at the temple during the religious school year.
  • Zelman Kamien Tree of Life Fund:  If you would like to contribute a leaf in commemoration of family life cycle events such as Births, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Weddings, Anniversaries, Birthdays, and In Memory of loved ones, please download the form. For more information contact Gayle Hurd.

Matching Donations

Many employers will mach your own donations so check with your company and if they do, we hope you’ll get the paperwork and begin the process!