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Thank you for your interest in contributing financially to Beth Shalom’s future.

Financial contributions help us maintain our current building and new sanctuary, hire staff, provide programming, and ensure the continuation of our temple for future generations. Through your contributions, you may honor and remember loved ones and friends and commemorate a simcha. Below you will find a list and description of the ways that you may help Beth Shalom financially. One way involves direct monetary contributions to established funds described below. Another one relies on personal choices that benefit both you and us with no cost to you, as outlined in the You Benefit! We Benefit! section. Finally, you may choose to help Beth Shalom through your estate planning or through investment. Feel free to speak with our Treasurer if you have questions.

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Fund Description
General Fund Contributions to the General Fund provide financial support to the Beth Shalom budget, which includes operational, school, and other temple expenses.
Adult Learning Fund This fund supports our Adult Learning opportunities as well as special events, such as the Scholar in Residence.
Audio-Video Fund The Audio-Video Fund allows us to upgrade our sound equipment, enhance sound quality and acoustics, improve and upgrade video capabilities so that all may enjoy services and social functions.
Building Expansion Fund The Building Expansion Fund supports current and future expansion needs of Beth Shalom.
IT Fund Contributions to this fund allow us to improve and maintain our network system, purchase needed computer equipment and update software.
Landscape Fund Contributions to this fund help maintain the grounds including weeding and planting and pond maintenance.
Music Fund The Music Fund pays for materials and instruments needed for our choirs, musicians and singers who are an important part of our services and celebrations.
Rabbi Discretionary Fund The rabbi uses money from this fund for emergencies and other such situations to benefit individuals and families.
Religious School Discretionary Fund The Religious School Fund helps address the needs and opportunities of the Religious School that arise during the school year such as procuring supplies for teaching students with non-standard learning styles, hiring of specialists for teacher training, and providing faculty members with unique professional development opportunities.
Youth Group Fund The Youth Fund supports our Jr. and Sr. Youth Groups.

You Benefit! We Benefit!
Sisterhood Catering/Gift Shop. The Sisterhood gift shop provides many Judaica items. You may also order from one of their catalogs. Sisterhood also provides catering for all your social functions such as B’nei Mitzvah celebrations, baby-namings, etc.

Scrip Gift Card. Scrip Gift Cards are available for purchase through the Beth Shalom office and include Target, Kroger, Wal-Mart and Home and many more from a variety of vendors. You pay no fee and incur no extra cost!

Harris Teeter Together in Education. Link your Harris Teeter VIC Card to Beth Shalom, and the Religious School will receive a percentage of purchases of Harris Teeter brand products.

Box Tops for Education.  Clip the Box Top for Education from each package on hundreds of products and bring to the Beth Shalom Office.

Simcha Grams. Simcha Grams allow you to purchase beautiful holiday cards at a nominal fee that are then sent to congregational families. This is an easy, convenient way to wish your friends happiness at these times.

Online Shopping. Through iGive, you can shop at over 1,300 stores online and receive special discounts, and Beth Shalom receives a percentage of your purchase. Please visit to join.

Shop at AmazonSmile, and Amazon will donate .5% of the eligible purchases to the charity of your choice. Select Beth Shalom in Raleigh, N.C., and we will benefit! AmazonSmile contains the same products and prices as Amazon.