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.


Tributes and Memorials

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

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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.

Amazon Purchases

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
  • 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 will automatically benefit Sholem.)

Alternatively, bookmark the link and support us every time you shop.

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 Wishlist. If you have questions about supporting the school, please email 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 or call (310) 984-6935 or (818) 760-6625. Thank you for supporting Sholem!