Giving Opportunities


Congregation Shaarey Tefilla strives to strengthen Jewish life spiritually, educationally, and culturally.  To sustain our vibrant community, Congregation Shaarey Tefilla relies on the generosity of our members, who are committed to supporting the continuity of our Jewish traditions and values through the generations.  Your generosity helps ensure Congregation Shaarey Tefilla’s commitment to Jewish life for generations to come.

L’Dor V’Dor – May we all go from strength to strength as we travel on this journey together, providing a legacy for our children.


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There are many ways that you can show your support for your synagogue and help us achieve our mission of being a warm, caring and inclusive community:

  • General Fund 
  • Yahrzeit Fund 
  • Building Fund 
  • Education Fund 
  • Tree of Life 
  • Memorial Plaque 
  • Prayer Book Fund
  • Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund
  • Yom Kippur Appeal  

Tree of Life:

To beatifically celebrate joyous lifecycle events, mark an accomplishment, or remember a loved one, consider adding a leaf to the Tree of Life. Donations are accepted in four levels:

Boulder: $1,800
Gold:       $   720
Silver:      $   360
Bronze:   $   180

It’s a great way to honor an individual(s) or families, event honor, remembrance, or make a donation on behalf of someone.

Tree of Life Online Form or Tree of Life Download to Print Form


Memorial Plaques:

To memorialize your family members or friends, memorial plaques will be added to our Sanctuary, organized by the month of passing. The memorial plaque board is lit for the entire month.

Memorial Plaque Online Form or Memorial Plaque Download to Print Form


Other Giving Payment Options:

Donations may be paid via check or by contacting the Congregation Office at:

3085 West 116th Street
Carmel, Indiana 46032
(317) 733-2169