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If your donation is in honor or memory of someone, please include that information in the note section. Thank You!

JHSUM appreciates gifts of financial support, family artifacts and volunteer time. We invite you to consider making a contribution to help bring Jewish history to life today and for generations to come.

JHSUM captures stories that make up our collective Jewish Midwest history and you can play a vital role in preserving these stories. Many ways you can generously support keeping the stories of our past a part of our future are listed below. To find out more about the following ways in which you can support JHSUM and others please contact us.

More Ways to Support

Donate to our Face the Future Endowment Campaign. Click here to learn more.

Become a Life Member for $1000. Click here to learn more.

Honor or memorialize someone with a L’Dor Va’Dor Fund designation with a one time gift of $1,000 or a pledge paid over a number of years.

Establish a Named Fund with a gift of $10,000 cash or pledges made over a period of years. Our Executive Director will be happily to discuss matching your philanthropic wishes with the Society’s needs.

Gifts of cash to JHSUM are fully deductible  up to a maximum of 50% of your adjusted gross income.

Make a gift of appreciated stock you have held for more than one year to JHSUM. You will receive a charitable deduction for the entire value of the stock and avoid capital gains tax on the appreciation.

Make a gift from your IRA distribution to JHSUM. Ask your IRA custodian to advise you.

Give Israeli Bonds.

Employers match charitable gifts, making your donation to JHSUM worth even more. Simply enclose your company’s matching gift form with your check and mail.

Name JHSUM as a beneficiary of your life insurance policy.

Leave a bequest to JHSUM. A simple statement in your Will or Living Trust naming JHSUM may be fully deductible in determining your estate taxes. You will want the provision to state our legal name: Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit corporation in Minnesota. It would be helpful if you would notify JHSUM of your bequest so you can be acknowledged and honored and JHSUM can plan for the future.

Your ongoing support matters deeply. We thank you for your generous support in keeping the stories of our past part of our future.

All gifts and beneficiary designations should be made to Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest, for the benefit of the Jewish Historical Society. Be sure to consult your professional advisor to determine the tax advantages of these giving opportunities.

To find out more about these and other ways in which you can support JHSUM please contact us.