Giving

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Support GOA Today!

For more information on ways to give and make a difference, or to make a pledge, please contact Stephanie Bash-Soudry, Director of Institutional Advancement.
Join us as a donor to the GOA 2022-23 Annual Fund and help our students and community. Gifts of all levels are appreciated!

Two giving society opportunities:

Major Gifts Society
(min. $5,000)
Please join us at a special Major Gifts dinner and have a chance to meet other major GOA supporters and members of our administration and Board of Trustees.

*NEW THIS YEAR*
Chai Society
(min. $1,800)
Recognizes philanthropic leaders in our community who share a passion for GOA. Please join us at a donor appreciation event. Details to come.

Annual Fund Giving Levels

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  • ETZ CHAIM

    Tree of Life
    $25,000 TO $49,000
  • OHAVEI YISRAEL

    Love of Israel
    $18,000 to $24,999
  • OR L'TORAH

    Light of the Torah
    $10,000 to $17,999
  • TOMCHEI TORAH

    Supporters of the Torah
    $5,000 to $9,999
  • TZUR YISRAEL

    Rock of Israel
    $2,500 to $4,999
  • OHAVEI TORAH

    Lovers of the Torah
    $1,800 to $2,499
  • SHOMREI TORAH

    Guardians of the Torah
    $1,000 to $1,799
  • KEHILAT YISRAEL

    Community of Israel
    $500 to $999
  • KLAL YISRAEL

    All of Israel
    $180 to $499
  • CHAVERIM

    Friends
    $18 to $179

Company Matching

Many corporations match their staff's philanthropic contributions as an employee benefit. Matching gifts allow you to double or even triple your gift to GOA. Please include a matching gift form from your company with your gift or apply online with your company.

Other Ways to Give

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  • Gifts of Cash

    This is the most common form of donation to our school. Please mail your check, payable to Golda Och Academy, to:

    Development Office, Golda Och Academy
    1418 Pleasant Valley Way
    West Orange, NJ 07052.
  • Gifts of Securities

    Stock Transfer to Golda Och Academy Instructions
     
    UBS Financial Services
    Short Hills Group – James Schwarz
    (973) 360-4200 (donors should notify Jimmie’s office)
    DTC#0221
    Account # HI-02718 
     
    Important:  Please let our broker’s office know:   
    Name of donor, where from and what stock.

    It is the school’s policy to liquidate all donations as soon as they can be verified. The donor will be credited for the net proceeds from the donation towards their pledge.  The net proceeds may reflect a deduction for broker fees and changes in value from the time of donation to the time of liquidation.
     
    Please email Stephanie Bash-Soudry at sbashsoudry@goldaochademy.org or call (973) 602-3612 to let her know to expect transfer and where funds should be directed.  
     
    Thank you!   
  • Planned Gifts

    Planned gifts support the future of the school. These can include bequests, life insurance policies, charitable gift annuities and other deferred giving methods. These gifts anticipate the needs of future generations of children at Golda Och Academy.

Contact Us

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  • Photo of Stephanie Bash-Soudry

    Stephanie Bash-Soudry 

    Director of Institutional Advancement
    973-602-3612
  • Photo of Jaclyn Cistaro

    Jaclyn Cistaro 

    Development Associate
    973-602-3603
  • Photo of Debra Daitchman

    Debra Daitchman 

    Development & Alumni Coordinator
  • Photo of Meegan Gliner

    Meegan Gliner 

    Special Events Coordinator
  • Photo of Erin Sternthal

    Erin Sternthal 

    Associate Director of Marketing
    973-602-3798