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Giving Societies & Circles

San Diego Jewish Academy thanks our generous donors for their commitment and dedication to our school, our students, and to SDJA’s future. Below are the many ways in which SDJA recognizes the generosity of our donors for their ongoing support and partnership. 

 

Lion’s Society: the SDJA Lion’s Society recognizes the individuals and organizations whose generous annual support helps the Academy fulfill its mission each year.

Mitzvah Circle of the Lion’s Society

The Mitzvah Circle recognizes the Lion’s Society members who make annual gifts of $5K or more. Mitzvah Circle benefits include:

  • Private dinner with Head of School and other school leadership (for circle members at the $50K+ level)
  • Invitation to SDJA’s exclusive Mitzvah Circle dinner.
  • Reserved seating at various events.
  • Special annual appreciation gift.
  • All benefits of the Chai and Tzedakah Circles

Chai Circle of the Lion’s Society

The Chai Circle recognizes the Lion’s Society members who make annual gifts of $1,800-$4,999. Chai Circle benefits include:

  • Annual conference call with the Head of School and the Senior Leadership Team.
  • All benefits of the Tzedakah Circle

Tzedakah Circle of the Lion’s Society

The Tzedakah Circle recognizes the Lion’s Society members who make annual gifts of $360-$1,799. Tzedakah Circle benefits include:

  • Recognition in the annual Report on Philanthropy
  • Quarterly impact report.

 

Matmid/Loyalty Distinction: donors who have made gifts to SDJA for five (5) or more consecutive years will receive special recognition in the annual Report on Philanthropy.

 

Sabbim/Grandparents Circle: SDJA’s Sabbim Society recognizes grandparents who make a generous annual gift to SDJA of $1,800 or more.

Sabbim Society benefits include:

  • Reserved seating at Grandparents & Special Friends Day.
  • Special recognition at Grandparents & Special Friends Day.
  • Invitations to special grade-level events.
  • Recognition in the annual Report on Philanthropy.
  • Quarterly impact report.

 

L’Dor V’Dor Legacy Society: SDJA’s L’Dor V’Dor Legacy Society recognizes donors who’ve made planned gifts to the school including bequests, named endowments, or gifts of life insurance. L’Dor V’Dor Legacy Society benefits include:

  • Invitation to annual legacy event.
  • Special recognition at various SDJA and JCF events.
  • Special Appreciation gift.
  • Annual one-on-one meeting with Director of Advancement and Chairs of the L’Dor V’Dor Legacy Society.
  • Recognition in the annual Report on Philanthropy.

To learn more about SDJA’s Giving Societies and Circles, please email: Advancement@sdja.com or call: 858-704-3706. To make a gift to support SDJA now, please click here.