Your donation to the Sholem Community supports the school and our many programs. We are a registered 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, so your gift is fully deductible under the law. You may donate by credit card, PayPal or check. Sholem’s tax ID number is: 95-2112000.

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Tributes and Memorials

A tribute or memorial donation is a meaningful way to express appreciation, sympathy, or congratulations.

Click link to watch a video about Maymudes family’s legacy donation to Sholem…Maymudes family video

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Planned Giving

We all want to leave a lasting legacy – one that will make a real difference long after we are gone. Not only will a bequest to the Sholem Community help secure the future and growth of our organization, it may also lessen the burden of taxes on your family and your estate once you are gone.

You can include language in your will or trust specifying that a gift be made to the Sholem Community as part of your estate plan. Sholem’s full legal name is Sholem Educational Institute, Inc., registered in Culver City, California.  Sholem’s tax ID number is: 95-2112000. Please contact us if you would like guidance on this type of donation.


Do you shop with Amazon? By using Amazon Smile, 0.5% of your purchases can benefit Sholem.To support Sholem in this fashion, follow these steps:

  • Begin your Amazon shopping at https://smile.amazon.com/.
  • Sign in with your Amazon account information.
  • Under, “Or pick your own charitable organization:” Type in “Sholem” and press “Search.”
  • Select “Sholem Educational Institute” (The site will remember this designation, and future purchases from Amazon that start through smile.amazon.com will automatically benefit Sholem.)

Alternatively, bookmark the link http://smile.amazon.com/ch/95-2112000 and support us every time you shop.

Do you shop at Ralph’s? Supporting Sholem is as simple as updating the Ralph’s Community Contribution Program selection on your digital account.

  1. Sign in to your Ralph’s digital account.
  2. Search for Sholem. here.
  3. Enter the name or NPO number of the organization you wish to support. Sholem’s number is EG791
  4. Select Sholem from the list and click “Save”.

Your selected organization will also display in the Ralph’s Community Contribution Program section of your account. If you need to review or revisit your organization, you can always do so under your Account details.

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School Wish List

If you would like to help the Sholem school with with donations of items rather than funds, please review our wish list of needed materials and supplies. You may buy the items directly or through our Amazon.com Wishlist. If you have questions about supporting the school, please email info@sholem.org or call (310) 984-6935 or (818) 760-6625.

The following items can be donated new or gently used:

      • Optoma DX339 XGA, 2600 Lumen, 3D Multimedia Projector
      • Bookstore gift certificates for our teaching library
      • Portable CD player/boombox with mp3 plug-in
      • TV/DVD player
      • Markers, sharpies, poster board, butcher paper, scissors, paintbrushes, foam brushes, foam board, colored pencils (Prismacolor) oil pastels colored chalk, watercolors (Prang) tempera paint,acrylic paint (Delta Ceramcoat), wood shapes (Woodsies) polymer clay (Sculpey), white glue (Aleene’s Tacky Glue) glue stick, painter’s tape, brads, Mod Podge, liquid starch,
fabric glue (Fabric-Tac), child-sized aprons.
      • Copies of the graphic novel Maus
      • Any graphic novels about Jewish history or culture, especially those by Will Eisner

For more information about how you can support the Sholem Community, please email info@sholem.org or call (310) 984-6935 or (818) 760-6625. Thank you for supporting Sholem!