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Life and Legacy

Hillel Academy is honored to be a participating agency in the Life and Legacy initiative, which is being led by the Tampa Orlando Pinellas Jewish Foundation and funded nationally by the Harold Grinspoon Foundation. Life and Legacy is a two-year program that prioritizes primarily restricted (after-lifetime) giving for the benefit of local Jewish agencies.

As one of the participants, Hillel Academy has committed to securing 18 after-lifetime giving letters of intent in each of the next two years. If we meet our goal, we will be awarded an additional $12,000 grant from the program.

So far, Hillel Academy has secured five letters of intent totaling more than $575,000 in bequest gifts. Our graduates, parents, and grandparents have shown great enthusiasm for the program, as it allows them to commit to supporting Hillel Academy and other Jewish organizations without making a monetary contribution today.

For more information on how you can commit a bequest to Hillel Academy through the Life and Legacy program, please contact Our Advancement Director, Keri Baker or 813-963-2242. She would welcome an opportunity to discuss giving and bequeathing options with you.

Thank you to our Life & Legacy Donors:

  • Nat and Debbie Doliner
  • Debbi Eisenstadt
  • Carolyn Fink
  • Hannah and Seth Forman
  • Susan Forman
  • Cathy and Bob Friedman
  • Stanley and Sondra Friedman
  • Laureen Galeoto
  • Neal and Donna Huneycutt
  • William Kalish
  • Keith and Guenita Kanarek
  • Barry and Lili Kaufman
  • Laura and Steven Kreitzer
  • Paul and Susan Levine
  • Dennis and Francine LeVine
  • E. Michael and Karen Reisman
  • Rabbi Jason Rosenberg
  • Amy Wasser
  • Jan Wuliger
  • Michael Wuliger