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KEEPERS OF THE GATE
•Keepers of the Gate gifts are an annual, ongoing donation ranging from $1,000‐$1,799.
Additional giving levels are Chai: $1,800‐$4,999 and Golden: $5,000+.
•Keepers of the Gate is Hadassah’s National Annual Giving Program, which ensures the
extraordinary work of Hadassah will continue and grow.
•Our National President Marcie Natan calls Keepers of the Gate, “Hadassah’s bread
and butter.”Keepers gifts are a basic, reliable source of funds to support Hadassah’s
•Keepers of the Gate contributions support medical breakthroughs and treatments at
Hadassah Medical Organization, foster Jewish continuity through Young Judaea, and help
disadvantaged children throughYouth Aliyah/Children‐At‐Risk. There is also Keepers for
Nursing, which supports nursing at Hadassah’s Hospitals.
•Keepers are a part of a vast group of women and men across the country who proudly wear
theDavid’s Harp pin (*see next page for pin costs) and recognize the positive impact of what an
annual giftmeans to the work of Hadassah. (For the Chai Keeper, the pin has one stone on
the harp strings. For the Golden Keeper, the pin is 10K gold with four stones.)
•Names of Keepers who have given annually for five years will be inscribed on the prestigious
Keeper of the Gate Pillarsat Hadassah Hospital‐Ein Kerem.
•Keepers of the Gate gifts count 100% towards the donor’s cumulative giving goals,
accumulating towards Founders and higher levels of recognition.
•Keepers of the Gate gifts count 100% toward your chapter’s goal.
CONSIDER THE IMPACT OF THE KEEPERS OF THE GATE
$4 MILLION IN ANNUAL CONTRIBUTIONS
(and over $40 million in 16 years!)
•deliver 11,000 babies a year
•educate Israel’s workforce of tomorrow
•train future leaders of America’s Jewish
•give abused children hope
•make stem cell research possible
•teach lifesaving techniques to doctors
•give neglected youngsters a dream and a
•make sophisticated computer‐assisted
•treat one million patients a year
•support the finest emergency medical
facility in Israel
•advocate for women’s health issues
KEEPERS OF THE GATE
TRADITIONAL LEVEL(including Keepers and Young Keepers) – sterling silver David’s Harp pin (nondeductible:
$180) or sterling silver tie pin (non‐deductible: $110).
CHAI LEVEL– sterling silver David’s Harp pin with one stone (non‐deductible: $200)
GOLDEN KEEPERS– 10K gold David’s Harp pin with four stones (non‐deductible: $680)
ASSOCIATE GOLDEN KEEPERS– 14K gold David’s Harp tie pin (contact National)
Pins cannot be traded in. It is recommended that used pins be given to chapter for new Keepers.
*Note: In accordance with IRS tax laws, only the amount of your gift that exceeds the fair market
value of goods and services received in consideration for your gift is deductible as a charitable
contribution for Federal income tax purposes. The good faith estimate of the pins offered in
connection with your contribution is set forth below which represents the portion of your gift that
is non‐deductible. If you wish for the entire amount of your contribution in the first year to be tax
deductible, you may decline the pin available to you by checking the appropriate box on the form.
For more information, visitwww.hadassah.org/keepers, email firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 800.928.0685. To donate online, visitwww.hadassah.org/keepersgift.
Updated January 2013
TOP TEN REASONS
FOR BECOMING A
KEEPER OF THE GATE
10. Get FREQUENT FLYER miles by putting the gift on your credit card.
9. Becoming a Keeper of the Gate forever links YOU to ISRAEL and HADASSAH.
8. By donating to Hadassah and our projects, you can CHOOSE YOUR IMPACT
as a Keeper of the Gate where it means the most to you.
7. A minimum annual gift of $1,000 (just $83.33 a month) can start you on the
road to CUMULATIVE GIVING or accelerate you to higher recognition levels.
6. Help Hadassah even more by becoming a GOLDEN KEEPER OF THE GATE
with a $5,000 minimum annual gift (or $417 a month).
5. You will receive recognition on the beautiful KEEPERS OF THE GATE PILLARS
in the Hadassah Hospital‐Ein Kerem courtyard in just three years if you are a
Golden Keeper or five years as a Traditional or Chai Keeper.
4. You will be eligible to purchase the elegant DAVID’S HARP PIN—or
LAPEL PIN FOR ASSOCIATE KEEPERS. (Note, it can be part of your first
Keeper’s gift, as a non‐deductible portion).
3. Become one of the FIRST Keepers of the Gate in Hadassah’s SECOND Century!
2. Because of your passion and commitment to Hadassah’s work, you
understand exactly HOW CRITICAL EACH DOLLAR is.
1. As a Hadassah Keeper, YOU LEAD BY EXAMPLE! You will show the world how
important it is to fulfill Hadassah’s obligations to its projects and ensure our
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You’ll be inspired by the many ways your Keeper’s gift impacts Hadassah’s projects!
For more information please call or email:
800.928.0685 or email@example.com
To donate online, visit
At HADASSAH MEDICAL ORGANIZATION and YOUTH ALIYAH VILLAGES, broken
lives are made whole today. The work of YOUNG JUDAEA helps ensure a
vibrant, committed Jewish community for generations to come. Through
advocacy and programs in HEART HEALTH and JEWISH ZIONIST EDUCATION,
women are educated and empowered.
Choose where to make YOUR impact.