Super Sunday: 2020 Vision

by | Nov 11, 2019 | Featured

The ways to give just got super easy

Sunday, November 17, 9:30 am–1 pm, Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus

Super Sunday, Nov. 17

  • 9:30 am—Training
  • 10 am–1 pm—Phone-a-thon
  • 10–11:30 am—Shift 1
  • 11:30 am–1 pm—Shift 2

Super Sunday, as always, is being planned by a group of emerging, visionary leaders. In addition to the Rishon committee, more than 100 volunteers have signed up to make calls for the annual community phone-a-thon event that debuted in 1980.

To make it easier to make a gift, this year, Super Sunday 2020 is implementing an online giving platform, so that people who want to support the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater’s mission can bypass the call and make a gift online or text at their convenience.

Rishon Committee

  • Amie Harrell, Committee Chair
  • Robyn Weiner, Committee Vice-Chair
  • Igor Vaserfirer
  • Dara Pomerantz
  • Hillary Gordon
  • Demian Gordon
  • Tal Feldman-Sifen
  • Ro’ee Mor
  • Eitan Altshuler

Those who prefer the personal experience and answer the phone call, might be delighted by the voice of a seventh grade Sunday School volunteer. Engaging Religious School students at Super Sunday gives the children an experience of interacting with the community for the benefit of agencies such as Jewish Family Service and Strelitz International Academy, among many others. The purpose behind ‘Super Sunday School’ is to foster hands-on philanthropy in students while providing an opportunity for their teachers to volunteer without missing class.

Be part of Jewish Tidewater’s 2020 Vision and volunteer, take the call, go online and make a gift, or stop by the Sandler Family Campus to “help see it all through.”

Where the dollars are distributed
Money raised on Super Sunday goes to the 2020 Community Campaign.

Organizations and programs supported include:

Berger Goldrich Home at Beth Sholom Village
Bina High School
Birthright Israel
JAFI Israel Fellows at Virginia universities
Jewish Family Service of Tidewater
Local Religious Schools
Minds in Motion (Richmond Ballet)
Neve Michael
Norfolk Kollel
Pardes Katz
Strelitz International Academy
Grants to local synagogues
Synagogue Youth Groups
Talmudical Academy
Toras Chaim
VAAD HaKashkarus
Virginia Hillels
Programs through Overseas Partners:
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
Jewish Agency for Israel
World Organization for Rehabilitation and Training (ORT)