Shalom Austin Annual Campaign | You Make Everything We Do Possible

ANNUAL CAMPAIGN

NOW MORE THAN EVER

During this unprecedented time, your support of our Annual Campaign has never been more urgent. Support our community today!

YOUR DOLLARS AT WORK

Bag of Groceries

$18

Buys a Small Bag of Groceries for Local Jewish Families in Need

$40

PJ Library Books for a Child for 1 Year

$180

JCamps Inclusion Program Average Financial Aid for 1 Session for a Child with Special Needs

A group of young professionals with laptops sitting around a table

$360

YAD Jewish & Newish, an Engagement Event for Young Professionals to Get Connected

A close up view of an empty wheelchair

$500

JCC Membership Financial Aid for a Disabled Senior Adult for 1 Year

Apartment Building Rent

$1,000

Typical Month’s Rent, as Provided by Emergency Financial Assistance

A woman wearing a red dress talks with an older woman at a table during the Adults 60+ Rosh Hashanah Luncheon.

$1,800

Jewish Holiday Luncheon for Senior Adult Program Particpant

Parent Dad Baby Book Reading Story

$3,600

Neighborhood Programming for Families with Young Children in All the Corners of Austin for 1 Year

$5,000

A Year of Absorption Services for 1 New Israeli Immigrant

SHALOM AUSTIN ANNUAL CAMPAIGN

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Taking Care of People in Austin, Israel and Around the World

Your contribution to the Shalom Austin Annual Campaign financially supports the needs of our community locally and globally. Through your gift, you are caring for people in need, creating vibrant Jewish life and connecting with the global Jewish community.

ALLOCATIONS & GRANTS

FROM 2020 ANNUAL CAMPAIGN (unrestricted) $2,561,898

Supporting Shalom Austin Programs & Services

Learning & Engagement (Rapoport Center)

$347,036

Jewish Family Service

$329,426

Early Childhood Program

$288,162

Security

$215,209

Sports & Fitness

$191,824

Youth & Teen

$71,861

Jewish Federations of North America Dues

$69,380

Financial Assistance

$66,121

The Jewish Outlook

$38,040

Supporting Israel & Overseas

Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI)/American Jewish    Joint Distribution Committee (JDC)/World ORT

$86,291

Partnership with Western Galilee

$18,941

Supporting Local and Regional Partners

Austin Jewish Academy

$73,252

Texas Hillel

$20,000

Anti-Defamation League of Austin

$12,000

Hebrew Preparatory School

$11,748

Chabad UT

$8,000

Texas A&M Hillel

$4,000

Hebrew Free Loan Association

$3,500

Moishe House

$3,200

Chabad Young Jewish Professionals

$2,500

West Austin Caregivers-Drive A Senior

$1,000

Austin Jewish Business Network

$914

Reserve for Uncollected Pledges

$20,000

Fundraising Expenses

$679,494

GIVING SOCIETIES 

Shalom Austin offers many opportunities for philanthropists to take part in distinctive events along with peers in our local community and across the continent who share their passion for doing good. Here are several ways to join Shalom Austin in improving Jewish life here at home, in Israel and around the globe. Your family giving may already qualify you to enjoy the benefits of these societies.

PRIME MINISTER'S COUNCIL $100,000+ (Household)
Shalom Austin’s leading donors, who contribute at least $100,000 to the Annual Campaign. They set inspiring standards in philanthropic giving and share a passionate concern for issues that affect the worldwide Jewish community.

Benefits Include:

  • Complimentary JCC platinum family membership
  • 2-3 exclusive society events / VIP experiences
  • Honor Roll listing
  • Inclusion in national Jewish Federations of North America society events, missions, tailored updates, and other VIP experiences
  • VIP airport assistance at Israel’s Ben-Gurion Airport
  • Offer/arrange travel recommendations and tour guides in Jewish communities around the world, including itineraries, tours and transportation to and from our partnership region in the Western Galilee
KING DAVID SOCIETY $25,000-$99,999 (Household)

Benefits include:

  • Complimentary JCC platinum family membership
  • 2-3 society events / VIP experiences
  • Honor Roll listing
  • VIP airport assistance at Israel’s Ben-Gurion Airport
  • Inclusion in nationally recognized society via Jewish Federations of North America including exclusive missions, tailored updates, and other VIP experiences.
  • Offer/arrange travel recommendations and tour guides in Jewish communities around the world, including itineraries, tours and transportation to and from our partnership region in the Western Galilee
JOSHUA SOCIETY $10,000-$24,999 (Household)

Benefits include: 

  • 2 society events / VIP experiences
  • Honor Roll listing
  • Inclusion in nationally recognized society via Jewish Federations of North America including tailored updates
  • Offer/arrange travel recommendations and tour guides in Jewish communities around the world, including itineraries, tours and transportation to and from our partnership region in the Western Galilee

Donors that make a multi-year commitment to reach the above levels of giving will receive the associated benefits immediately.

LION OF JUDAH (Women) / Maccabi (Men) $5,000-$9,999

National Young Leadership Cabinet (by invitation only)

Benefits include:

  • Honor Roll listing
  • 3 society events (Lion of Judah)
  • Invitation to attend bi-annual International Lion of Judah Conference (Lion of Judah)
POMEGRANATE (Women) / Chai (Men) $1,800-$4,999

Benefits include:

  • Honor Roll Listing
  • 2 society events (Pomegranate)
MILLENNIUM $1,000-$1,799 (Household)

Benefits include:

  • Honor Roll Listing
  • Special event invitations

CONNECTING TO ISRAEL & OVERSEAS 

Shalom Austin strengthens the global Jewish community through ongoing educational, humanitarian and community building activities through our partnerships overseas. The Annual Campaign helps support Jewish life and those most vulnerable in the global Jewish community.

Shana Creeger

Shana Creeger

Annual Campaign & Corporate Partnership Director

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