Donations

Every synagogue and Jewish institution relies on its members for support. By making a donation, your contribution will ensure that Shaare Zion Congregation remains a thriving centre of the Montreal Jewish community for years to come. Please click on the Donate icon under the fund you would like to contribute to. If no icon is listed or for further information and details on funds that are not listed and other ways to pay tribute in a meaningful way, please contact our Administrative Assistant, Debbie Hurwitz Cooper at 514-481-7727 ext.224.

General Fund
As implied by the name of the fund, the money is used for the general needs of the synagogue.

Account - Make a payment or donate to your membership account.

Donate to our 90th Anniversary Campaign.

Charity Fund - The money collected in this fund is distributed to the needy in our community.

Children's Library Fund - A label can be inscribed in a children's book used during children's programming on Holidays and Shabbat mornings.

Everlasting Yahrzeit Fund - Annually, on the day of Yahrzeit, the name of your family members or friends will be mentioned and memorialized with the recitation of Kaddish. Each year you will receive a notice from Shaare Zion Congregation providing both Hebrew and English Yahrzeit dates. This will be done for a period of twenty-five (25) years for a one time tax-deductible donation of $1000 per name.

Special Funds - Funds set up in memory of loved ones or by families who wish to donate money for a particular cause such as Youth Programmes, Music and Cantorial Programmes or purchase of religious articles.

Sponsor a Kiddush - Sponsoring a weekday morning breakfast or Shabbat Kiddush is a great way to honour the memory of a loved one or to celebrate a special occasion.

Kiddush

Prayer Book Fund - Daily and Shabbat prayer books can be inscribed with a label to celebrate a special occasion or honour the memory of a loved one.

Siddur

Torah Restoration Fund - The money in this fund is used to repair and care for the Torahs.

Tree of Life: Anne Goldstein Etz Hayim Fund - Inscribe a leaf on our Tree of Life in honour of a special occasion such as a birth, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, wedding, special birthday, anniversary, or academic or professional achievement.

Yahrzeit Fund - Money is donated on the anniversary of the passing of a loved one. A donation of $18 or more will be published in our next bulletin.

Men's Club Memorial Candle Drive - Please consider making a donation to help ensure that all of our members can recieve candles to light in memory of Yom Hashoah and Yom Hazikaron

Donate Gifts of Securities - Gifts of appreciated securities provide an excellent way for you to support Shaare Zion Congregation. Consult with your financial advisor about setting up the transfer process with the Jewish Community Foundation.

Make a Bequest - By naming Shaare Zion Congregation a beneficiary of your estate, you will give the gift of Jewish worship, learning and community in the years to come. Consult your estate-planning professional about including Shaare Zion Congregation in your plans. Your planning today will make a difference in the future of Shaare Zion Congregation for years to come.

Planned Giving - Your support of Shaare Zion Congregation with a planned gift can help you now, while providing the synagogue with income in the future. Planned giving allows you to tailor your donation to fit both your needs and those of Shaare Zion Congregation.


*Tax receipts will be issued for all donations of $10 or more.

Donations