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Designated Funds:
There are many ways to donate to our congregation. We have provided a list of designated funds that are used to support various aspects of our program. After choosing the fund you are interested in, you can make your contribution by mailing in your donation to Congregation B'nai Israel, 3354 Kleinert Ave, Baton Rouge, LA 70806. If you want to pay by credit card or electronic check, refer to the information above. Remember you will need to send an email to office@bnaibr.org with an explanation about your donation.

The following is a list of designated funds to choose from when you send in your donation. If no program is chosen, the donation will be used for the General Fund:

BUILDING FUND:For maintenance, repairs and improvements to the building.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIP FUND:For need-based scholarships to a Jewish camp.

CAROLYN & BERNARD SCHMULEN CEMETERY BEAUTIFICATION FUND:To plant appropriate shrubbery and trees, particularly in the new part of the cemetery, to create a more beautiful and peaceful setting.

CEMETERY MAINTENANCE FUND:Cemetery maintenance.

ENDOWMENT FUND:To establish a permanent base of financial support for Congregation B’nai Israel.

GARY WEILL YOUTH ROOM FUND:For maintenance, upkeep and improvements of the Youth Room.

GENERAL FUND:For support of general operating expenses of the Temple.

ALVIN & JANICE RUBIN NER TAMID FUND:For Jewish education of post-Confirmation students.

PRAYER BOOK FUND:To purchase new prayer books.

RABBI’S DISCRETIONARY FUND:Used to support worthy charitable organizations and to assist members in need.

SANDY SAGER OUTDOOR BEAUTIFICATION AND GARDEN FUND:For outdoor Temple beautification.

SYLVIA STEINER RELIGIOUS SCHOOL FUND:To purchase needed items and provide scholarship assistance for Religious School.

TORAH REPAIR FUND:For repairs to Torahs.





 

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