18 Ways to Support Emeth


Congregation Emeth extends an open invitation to all, regardless of their religious affiliation, identity, or financial situation.

Whether you are a current member of Congregation Emeth, or are a non-member who truly wants to make a difference, we depend on and deeply appreciate your support. Your generous contributions, whether financially as a volunteer, or both, allow us to provide crucial services and programming, fostering belonging, spiritual growth, and a sense of family.  

Each act of generosity strengthens our bonds and expands our positive impact beyond our walls into our community.

Thank you for your contribution in any amount, which truly transforms lives and energizes our community. Together, we can shape a brighter, more joyous, and compassionate world.

Here are some ways you can support Emeth:

1.  Join Congregation Emeth if you have not yet done so. Encourage a friend or neighbor to join.
Membership Application Packet

2.  Volunteer for a fundraiser, fill a specific need on our volunteer list, or serve as part of a committee or the board.  Contact our volunteer coordinator.  volunteer@emeth.net
Volunteer Form

3. Make a monetary donation to Congregation Emeth. Go to Donate to donate online through Paypal. Consider not just large donations but small ones in celebration of the everyday good things that happen in your life.
Donation Form

4. Support a fundraising event by donating goods or services for the event (contact our Ways & Means chair  fundraising@emeth.net  or the event coordinator). If the event includes a silent auction, think about what special good or service you might offer for the auction.

5.  Donate goods or services needed by our synagogue. Contact our president with your proposal.  president@emeth.net

6.  Support a fundraising event by inviting your friends, family and neighbors to the event.

7.  Purchase a plaque in our “Garden of Tranquility” in honor of Rabbi Debbie Israel’s first 10 years as the spiritual leader of Congregation Emeth.
Brick Donation Form

8.  Purchase a building bond and invest in our synagogue. Contact our president for a prospectus. president@emeth.net.

9.  Consider Planned Giving. Gifts to Emeth may be made during your lifetime or in the form of a deferred gift, such as a bequest. Contact our Ways & Means chair  fundraising@emeth.net   or our President.   president@emeth.net

10.  Initiate a matching gift from your employer. Contact our president if you need assistance with your proposal.  president@emeth.net

11.  Make a financial donation through Network for Good

12.  Donate your car, boat, or motor home to Congregation Emeth. Complete the online donation form, or call (877) 537-5277 and indicate that you would like to donate to Congregation Emeth. Your vehicle will be picked up at no charge to you. The vehicle does not need to be working and you will receive a tax donation.

13.  Purchase a Yahrzeit Plaque on our Memorial Board to remember a loved one.
Memorial Board Form

14. Dedicate one or more Machzorim (prayer books for High Holidays) … to honor an accomplishment of a friend or loved one, celebrate a bar or bat mitzvah, or in memory of those you have lost.
Machzorim Dedication Form

15.  Purchase cemetery plots at Gan Emeth, our Jewish Cemetery, for yourself and your loved ones. Learn more about our cemetery. Contact our Ritual committee for details.   ritual@emeth.net

escrip-web16.  Use eScrip and designate Emeth as the charity that will benefit from your purchases at Safeway, Macy’s, restaurants and more. See .

17.  Support Congregation Emeth’s Judaica Gift Shop. giftshop@emeth.net

amazon smile18.  Shop at Amazon through smile.amazon.com. designating Congregation Emeth as your charity of choice (go to “your account” to designate a charity of choice), and we will receive a portion of the proceeds from every purchase that you make.

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