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Your generous gifts to Congregation Shomrei Torah enable us to enrich the lives of our synagogue members and the greater community. CST provides a diverse assortment of giving funds in support of our mission, and your donations are critically important, and enthusiastically appreciated.  



"We are worth what  we are willing to share with others."

~ Rabbi Jonathan Sacks


Congregation Shomrei  Torah Funds

General FundNot sure where to donate? A gift to the General Fund enables us to direct funds wherever they are needed most. This money is vital to the daily operations of Shomrei Torah, this is how we keep the lights on and the bills paid.

Rabbi George Discretionary Fund - This fund is used to help people in need including those in immediate crisis with food or shelter, people wanting to engage in Jewish Experiences beyond their financial capacity, or donations to other nonprofit organizations.  These funds are used at the discretion of Rabbi George. 

Billie Blumenthal Religious School Scholarship Fund - Created in honor of Billie Blumenthal, our former Religious School Director, may her memory be for a blessing.  This fund assists families who are unable to pay tuition fees and other expenses required for enrollment in Shomrei Torah Religious School.

Building Facilities Fund - This fund  supports the maintenance of our synagogue facilities as well as any potential future renovations.

Building Mortgage Fund - This fund helps pay the mortgage on our beautiful building.

Cultural Event Donations - This fund supports all cultural events offered by the congregation.

Elisha's Pantry Donations - In partnership with Christ Church United Methodist and Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Elisha's Pantry distributes food to residents in need in the Rincon Valley and Bennett Valley neighborhoods. Every week, bags of food are handed out to feed approximately 10,000 people each year. These donations help provide the resources to keep the pantry running. 

Lang Fund for Religious School and Youth Experience - This fund was established in loving memory of the Lang family to support youth education and programing in our community.

Laur DeAguiar Fund for Music - This fund was established in loving memory of Laur DeAguiar to provide ongoing support for our music program and care for our piano.

Legacy Circle Donations - Legacy Circle members have chosen to remember CST in their estate planning; and these donations support, promote and develop Legacy Circle participation. Read more about Legacy Circle here.

Library Donations - These funds help provide books for our congregational library which is open for the entire community to enjoy. 

LifeLong Learning Donations - These donations help CST to bring in excellent teachers and speakers providing an array of Jewish learning opportunities for adults.

Rabbi Michael Robinson Fund for Social Justice - This fund, in memory of the Social Justice work of Rabbi Michael Robinson, z'l , and former rabbi of our congregation, supports scholarships for teens to participate in social justice trips as well as the annual, Rabbi Michael Robinson Memorial Lecture on Social Justice.

Security Donations - Security is an ongoing expense of the temple which this fund supports.

Social Action Committee - This fund supports the work of the Social Action Committee of the congregation which supports a variety of Social Justice actions in and outside the community. 

Stein Fund for Campership & Israel Experience - This Fund was generously established by Shomrei Torah members Marlene and Martin Stein to help children attend Jewish Summer camp and travel to Israel.

Tradition of Giving (seasonal) - Our annual campaign plays a critical role in the financial health of Shomrei Torah. Membership pledges cover less than 60 percent of the cost to operate our synagogue.  The rest must come from other sources, the most significant of which is our Tradition of Giving campaign.

High Holy Days (seasonal) - make a contribution toward High Holy Day services at Congregation Shomrei Torah.


Other Ways to Donate

Make every purchase count! Every purchase you make on will benefit Congregation Shomrei Torah. Sign Up Here.

Get an Oliver’s Card at the Service Desk and designate it to Congregation Shomrei Torah.  Find an Oliver's Market near you by clicking here.

Members & Nonmembers: Honor someone special by purchasing a  Pomegranate or Leaf for our Kir HaKavod Wall.

If you are a Shomrei Torah member, consider purchasing a Yahrzeit Plaque for a loved one.  May their memory be for a blessing.

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