Giving

Make a donation online to CKI or participate in one of our other fundraisers:

Gift Card and Stamp Program

  • We carry gift cards for many Supermarkets, Restaurants, Retail Stores, Gas Stations, and more. We also have First Class postage at a discount.
  • We can also order cards from additional stores – see the listing
  • Cards ands stamps are available at temple on Sundays during Religious School, and at most CKI meetings. We can also deliver them to you!
  • Please contact us at giftcards@ckibbnj.org

Amazon Smile Program

  • Earn money for CKI when you make purchases on Amazon!
  • Amazon donates a small percentage of each purchase to our temple.
  • To participate: Start at Smile.Amazon.com and select “Congregation Knesseth Israel” as your non-profit.

Leagrams (Greeting Cards)

  • Our Sisterhood will send a card from you, for someone’s simcha, get well, condolence, and other occasions, for a donation of $5.00.
  • To send a Leagram, contact Lori Siegel, our Leagram Lady.

Donate to CKI Online:

  • General Temple Fund: support the day-to-day operation of our synagogue
  • Hardship Fund: help offset dues for those members with financial hardships
  • The Michael Barr Memorial Library Fund: help purchase books for the library dedicated to our past president Michael Barr
  • Meals of Consolation Fund: helps us send a meal to families who are sitting shiva for a loved one
  • Education Fund: supports the operation of our Religious School & life-long learning programs

TO DONATE TO ONE OF THE ABOVE FUNDS:
Step 1: Fill out form: details of your donation
Step 2: Make contribution via Paypal (option to pay with credit card or Paypal)

Contribute to one of CKI’s funds to celebrate an occasion or remember a departed loved one. We greatly appreciate all donations, regardless of size!

Contact the temple office to dedicate:

  • Leaves on the Tree of Life – the Tree hangs on the wall outside the sanctuary. Commemorate a loved one or life cycle event by having their names written on one of the leaves.
  • Memorial plaques – honor departed relatives and friends by placing a Memorial Plaque in their name in our sanctuary.
  • “Pages for the Ages” – dedicate a Prayer Book bookplate “in memory of” a friend / relative or “in honor of” an occasion. Print off a Bookplate Dedication form.

Other Fundraisers

  • Purim Shalach Manot gift bags
    To celebrate Purim, gift bags of food and drink are sent to all CKI congregants. Contribute to have your name included on the enclosed letter of greetings.
  • Rummage Sale  – held over 4 days in May