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Throughout our long history, Temple Emanuel has benefited from the genenerous support of members and friends. Dues and fees cover only a portion of the temple’s actual operating costs. Philanthropy plays an essential role in the financial foundation of our congregation. Through your tax-deductible gift to Temple Emanuel, you can celebrate life-cycle milestones, honor a loved one, help ensure that we meet the ever-changing needs of our community and demonstrate your commitment to our temple. We invite you to direct your support to an area of meaning to you. Gifts at every level make a difference. All donations are recognized in our donor newsletter, the monthly Todah.

Temple Emanuel depends on the support of members and friends to sustain our inspirational worship, thought-provoking educational opportunities, impactful social action projects and exceptional musical programming.

A gift to Temple Emanuel is a meaningful way to celebrate life cycle milestones, honor a loved one and sustain our vibrant community. Whether you give to our benefactors program, support our general operating budget or donate to a specialized fund, your tax-deductible contribution to our congregation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is an investment in the relationships that strengthen our community – with our faith, one another and the world beyond our walls.

Ways to Support Temple Emanuel

Ways to Give

There are many ways to make a gift to Temple Emanuel. We welcome the following:

Write a check to Temple Emanuel of Andover, designate where you would like your gift to be directed in the memo field, and mail to: Temple Emanuel, 7 Haggetts Pond Road, Andover, MA 01810.

Credit Card or ACH
Donate securely and swiftly online.

Please contact our executive director at (978) 470-1356 or here for stock transfer information.

Wire Transfer
For instructions on how to make a wire transfer, please contact our executive director at (978) 470-1356 or here.

Donor-Advised Fund
Please note that our full legal name is “Congregation Temple Emanuel of Andover Massachusetts” and our EIN is 04-2104033.

Individual Retirement Account (IRA)
If you are 70 ½ years or older, you can transfer funds from your IRA or other qualified retirement plans directly to a qualified charitable organization, such as Temple Emanuel. This type of contribution, known as a “Qualified Charitable Distribution” (QCD), can be a very tax-beneficial means of charitable giving. For more information on how to make a gift this way, please consult your financial advisor or contact our executive director at (978) 470-1356 or by email.

Deferred Gifts
For information about making a gift through a trust, charitable gift annuity, bequest intention, life insurance or real estate, please contact our executive director at (978) 470-1356 or by email.

If you have any questions about ways to support Temple Emanuel or how to make a gift, please contact the temple office at (978) 470-1356. Our staff stands ready to connect you with opportunities for giving that advance your spiritual, financial and philanthropic goals.