Make a Tribute


Celebrate or honor a loved one or friend with a contribution to one of the many funds we manage, which support various programs and expenses. See the lists of the funds below.


Tributes are a minimum of $10. They appear monthly in the Akron Jewish News. 

Funds at JewishAkron

Call 330-869-2424


  • Jewish Welfare Fund
  • Jewish National Fund
    ​Your contribution plants a tree in Israel; tributes are $18 each.
  • JCBA Unrestricted Endowment Fund
  • Albert L.* & Janet A.* Schultz Endowment for Jewish Programming Fund
  • Albert L.* & Janet A.* Schultz Campus Maintenance Endowment Fund
  • Jeanne S. Leventhal Memorial Fund for the Shaw JCC, The Lippman School, and Israel
  • Edward Abramson* JCBA Program Fund for the Aged and Handicapped
  • Harold* & Esther* Savage JCBA Youth Activities Fund
  • Jewish Women’s Endowment Fund
  • Sands/Yetta Rogovy* Israel Scholarship Fund
  • Morris Flignor Memorial Israel Scholarship Fund
  • Rose & Lawrence* Schwartz Holocaust Education Fund
  • Hakoah Jewish Youth Endowment Fund
  • David & Janet Barnett Minc Family Youth Activities Fund for Akron BBYO
  • William Mansdorf* Endowment Fund for Orthodox Jewish Education
  • Solomon Hirsh Memorial Fund for Nurses’ Education
  • Bernard Rosen Memorial Lecture Fund
  • Miriam G. & Lawrence G. Bateman Memorial Fund for Jewish Education
  • Emanuel R. Isroff* Leadership Award
  • Farband Cemetery Fund
  • Sherbondy Hill Cemetery Fund
  • Workmen’s Circle Cemetery Fund
  • General Cemetery Fund


Funds at JFS

Contact JFS at 330-867-3388



* Of blessed memory

Funds at the Shaw JCC

Contact Jody Faught at 330-867-7850


  • Barbara Pollock Scholarship Award Fund
    $1,000 Scholarship for local high school students who have excelled in sports and in the classroom
  • Bus Fund
  • Endowment Fund
    Funds are generally used for capital expenses
  • Eric Goldsmith Health Club Fund
    Special equipment for Health Club
  • Esther Savage And Rose Slone JCC Fund For Youth Activities
  • JCC Auxiliary/BBYO Scholarship Fund
  • Joseph And Marie Levin Building Improvement Fund
    For major maintenance and repair items.
  • Joseph Friedman Scholarship Fund
  • Judith Merklin Memorial Fund
  • Kerry Migdal Memorial Fund
    For athletic and physical education needs at the JCC
  • Lila Marks Music Performance And Education Fund
  • Murray Glauberman Young Leadership Fund
    For outstanding JCC Leaders to attend JCCA Biennial Convention
  • Purim Ball Fund
    Provides for Purim Ball and its participants            
  • Randy Recht Sports Camp Fund
    Scholarships for children to attend sports/day camp
  • Ray And Rose Munitz Camp Fund
    Provides camp activities for youth
  • Richard Garson Youth Basketball Fund
  • Ronald Penner JCC Memorial Fund For Israel-Centric BBYO Programming
  • Samuel C. Bershon Jewish Cultural Fund
  • Sol Wagan Youth Maccabi Scholarship Fund
    Provides dcholarship for athletes attending Maccabi Games
  • Special Children’s Fund
    Programs for children with special needs
  • Stanley M. Bober Memorial Fund
    General and special purpose needs, health and safety equipment
  • Stephen Gabriel Sports Camp Fund
  • Steven Hoffman Day Camp Scholarship Fund
  • Stewart Surloff Memorial Fund
  • William Weintraub Fund
  • Youth Programs