Board Talk Back by popular demand!
Board Talk is a periodic column in Ma Chadash that features news about key strategic, financial, fundraising and other issues that the board is working to address. The Board welcomes your questions and comments. Board President Elissa Kittner can be reached at email@example.com with any board-related questions comments or issues.
A SUCCESSFUL YEAR IN FUNDRAISING FOR OHDS! A huge Mazal Tov to all of our amazing donors and wonderful fundraising staff and volunteers at OHDS for their hard work raising an amazing $710,000 this year for the OHDS Annual Fund.
$550,000 from nearly 200 individual donors including parents, grandparents, alumni students, alumni parents, community members and supporters of OHDS near and far.
$115,000 in grants from five private family foundations.
$45,000 from the Jewish Federation/Foundation of the Greater East Bay.
A special thank you to our volunteer fundraising team: Dan Cohen, Leslie Edelman, Jessica Minkoff, Jerry Yanowitz, as well as Rabbi Leubitz and Laura Schickman. If you are interested in helping with fundraising next year, please be in touch with Elissa Kittner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
THANK YOU OHDS PARENTS FOR YOUR FEEDBACK! Thank you to the 60 OHDS families who took the time to give Rabbi Leubitz and the board important feedback about your experience at OHDS – what you love and what could be better. This represents 2/3 of our families! I know we keep saying this is your last chance, but we want to give you ONE MORE CHANCE if you’d like your voice to be heard: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2015OHDSParentSurvey
Two volunteers who have expertise in survey analysis will analyze the survey over the summer. The take-aways from the survey will be shared in the fall.