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Kiddush Sponsorship

Commemorate your next special occasion or honor someone by sponsoring a kiddush following Shabbat morning services.

To sponsor a Kiddush or contribute to the Kiddush Fund, please contact the office

To co-sponsor a specially announced kiddush in which multiple sponsors are invited, visit the multiple-sponsor special kiddush page.

Sponsoring a Kiddush requires making arrangements with the office. The sponsorship deadline is noon on the Tuesday before the Shabbat of your sponsorship.

Click here to learn more about other food sponsorship opportunities.

Standard Kiddush ($430)
Homemade Cholent 
Assorted Cakes/Cookies 
Fresh Fruit (cut up or prepared in the kitchen)
Kiddush Wine/Grape Juice 
Drinks

Deluxe Kiddush ($700)
Standard Kiddush PLUS
4 Kugels
Dips/Crackers (prepared in the kitchen)

Premium Kiddush ($850)
Deluxe Kiddush PLUS
Gefilte Fish and Herring Platters
Catered Dip platter (in place of dip platter prepared in kitchen)
Catered Fruit Platter (in place of fruit platter prepared in kitchen)

Custom Kiddush ($190 fee or more)
Custom Kiddushes must be pre-approved by CRO. In all cases, enough food should be ordered for a minimum of 120 people plus the number of anticipated guests. If kiddush is arranged directly by the sponsor, there is a mandatory fee of $190 to cover the synagogue's overhead expenses, such as custodial costs and building maintenance. If the sponsor opts to organize an outside caterer but have the synagogue cover the catering expenses, the sponsorship must be the equivalent to the catering cost incurred by the synagogue plus an additional 10% fee (capped at a maximum of $1,000), and must include the costs of waitstaff. If you are interested in sponsoring a custom kiddush, please contact the office.

Enhancements
CRO will work with you to include extra foods to enhance your sponsored kiddush.  Please notify the office two weeks in advance with what additional foods you want.  For example, we can order a special cake from our standard suppliers.  

Policy on multiple sponsors

When two or more individuals sponsor kiddush for the same occasion, they may divide the cost between them as co-sponsors. When two or more individuals each wish to sponsor kiddush for unrelated occasions, CRO policy is that each sponsor is asked to pay the full cost of kiddush minus a 10% sharing discount. The quality of kiddush that will actually be served will be matched approximately to the cumulative amount of the kiddush sponsorship level (e.g., if there are two sponsors at the standard level, a deluxe quality kiddush will be served.)

Ramath Orah strives to create a community based on achdut (unity) and inclusiveness. As such, we encourage sharing simchas and celebrations by permitting multiple sponsors for all kiddushes. With the exception of bar and bat mitzvahs, all kiddushes may be sponsored by multiple parties. We look forward to celebrating with you.

To sponsor a standard, deluxe, premium, or custom kiddush please contact our office.

Additional Food Sponsorship Opportunities

Seudah Shlishit
Sponsor a basic Seudah Shlishit for $150, or you may self-cater seudah shlishit for a sponsorship fee of $50.

Kids' Kiddush
Sponsor Kiddush for the Shabbat Children's group. Sponsorship includes a deluxe snack for the children as well as a book or gift donation to the children's programming.

FLiP Sponsorship
Sponsor kid-friendly snacks for the monthly FLiP learning program Sponsorships start at $18. Speak to the office for custom sponsorships.  

Sun, May 19 2024 11 Iyyar 5784