Posts Tagged ‘fundraising’

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Shir Tikvah Co-Sponsors Premiere of Hamilton in Detroit

Congregation Shir Tikvah in Troy, Upland Hills School and Congregation Beth Shalom of Traverse City are sponsoring the premiere of Hamilton in Detroit at the Fisher Theatre on March 12, 2019. The evening will be major fundraiser for the three organizations, as well as a celebration of Shir Tikvah’s double chai (36th) anniversary year. The…

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WE NEED YOU, message on paper, smart phone and coffee on table

Essay: Fundraising — Not for the Faint-Hearted

Have you ever collected money? For a fundraiser, a charity, a school, anything. If not, imagine if you will: Somehow you got roped into raising funds for a cause. Could be a charity close to your heart, a condition of your entrance to an event, could be part of your kid’s school tuition or camp…

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Come Together. A family holds hands on a beach in front of a sunset.

High Holiday Greeting: Federation: Coming Together To Strengthen Community

Throughout our history, the Jewish people have proven to be extraordinarily resilient, often in the face of extraordinary challenges. We have persevered and succeeded because, as Rabbi Jonathan Sacks admonished, our capacity to support and care for one another has always far outweighed the impulse to challenge and disagree. Although spirited discussion and debate are…

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Emily Stillman

Jewish@edu- When I Say I’m From Here

Emily Stillman Special to the Jewish News PHOTOS BY: John Hardwick Federation’s JOIN Intern Emily Stillman reflects on her eye-opening internship with a renewed appreciation of home. Like many college students’ thoughts, summer break crossed my mind as I trudged through the snowy sidewalks of Ann Arbor last winter. In the depths of December, I…

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Bob and Nancy Heinrich of Royal Oak; Andy and Helaine Zack, and Nancy and Brent Triest, of Huntington Woods.

Pop-Up Gourmet

JSL’s Marvin’s Bistro hosts delicious evening. Gourmet dining for a cause. That was the thinking behind Friends of Jewish Senior Life’s decision to host pop-up dinners. The first on Aug. 2 was held at Marvin’s Bistro, an eatery inside the Edward I. & Freda Fleischman Residence in West Bloomfield. “What helped to make this dinner…

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Participants had fun during Passover at The Well’s Escape From Egypt room.

A Pioneering Organization

The Well named among top 50 innovative Jewish organizations. The Well was named one of North America’s top 50 innovative Jewish organizations in the 13th annual Slingshot Guide for the second year in a row. It’s the only Michigan-based organization included. Being listed in the Guide is often an important step for selected organizations to attain…

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For David Mamet’s American Buffalo, set designer Elspeth Williams transformed the JET stage into a resale shop in Hamtramck. Photo by Jan Cartwright

A New Beginning

For David Mamet’s American Buffalo, set designer Elspeth Williams transformed the JET stage into a resale shop in Hamtramck. As the JET theater is forced out of its home at the JCC, it looks forward to what will come next. After almost three decades in the Aaron DeRoy Theatre at the  D. Dan and Betty…

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JCC – In The Black

“We’ve been in the black for two years and we expect to remain in the black for the foreseeable future,” Jewish Community Center CEO Brian Siegel said. The operational gap was closed at first when the JCC in Oak Park was shuttered in 2015. The controversial and “heartbreaking decision” saved $800,000 annually toward a $1…

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Adam Block, Joshua Goldberg, Lauren Hoffman, Jessica Katz and Ilana Block, NEXTGen Detroit president, at the group’s EPIC event March 3 at The Fillmore Downtown. The event drew 550 young adults and raised a record $305,000 for Federation's Annual Campaign.

Faces & Places – EPIC

EPIC, NEXTGen Detroit’s annual fundraising event, March 3, The Fillmore, Downtown Detroit Take a look at photos from this year’s EPIC fundraising event.

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