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Family Circle

Join Hillel at VT's Family Circle!

Family Circle members play a vital role in providing a transformative Jewish community for their child and all Jewish students at Tech.
You Receive:
Your Hokie Receives:
  • Personal thank you call
  • Quarterly newsletters
  • Invites to Parents & Family Weekend events
  • Regular photos of Hillel Hokies in action
  • A copy of our annual report
  • Priority access to chicken soup hotline
  • Access to weekly lunch & learn
  • Exclusive invitation to programs

Join the Family Committee and you will be invited to exclusive hosted events to share vision and updates of our program.

Our goal: 4 Parents Committee members would sponsor the first week of programs!

Tikkun Olam Circle
$2,500 or $208/Month
  • Chaverim level opportunities

  • Special birthday celebration for your Hokie

  • Two rides to ROA airport for your Hokie

  • Meeting with the Executive Director to discuss how your doination could be used


Your gift sponsors 1 shabbat with 100 students on average.

Our Goal: 5 Visionaries would fund the first five shabbats this fall, that's 500 Hokie meals!

Chaverim Circle
$1,800 or $150/Month
  • Mensch level opportunities

  • Complimentary game day parking for all VT home games​

  • Shabbat sponsorship - we will work with you to make it special! Suggest a family favorite recipe or theme!

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Your gift sponsors Jewish learning for 30 students for a year.

Our Goal: 15 Mensches would sponsor a year of Jewish education programs around holidays like Sukkot, Chanukah, & Purim.

Mensch Circle
$1,000 or $83/Month
  • Mitzvah level opportunities

  • Handmade gift basket for Purim and Hanukah

  • FREE ticket to Daniel Pearl Music Day concert

  • Complimentary access to Hanukah Formal

  • Ticket and Tshirt for the upperclassmen Cheese Fry Crawl

  • Entrance to the Parent's Board monthly group conference calls with Hillel staff to hear about what's going on, and to give your input

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Your gift supports our Jewish leadership program with over 20 leaders.

Our Goal: 15 Mitzvah makers allows 10 student leaders to participate in national Jewish professional or Israel-focused experiences.

Mitzvah Circle
$540 or $45/Month
  • Tzedek level opportunities

  • Complimentary holiday meals for Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur break fast, and Passover seder

  • Access to Passover week meal plan

  • Hillel swag (sweatshirt, Tshirt, or cup)

  • Hokie bird Hillel Parent's Circle car decal

  • Parking at Malcolm Rosenberg Hillel Center 

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Your gift enables 12 student interns to meet peers over coffee to engage new students.

Our Goal: 25 Proud parents would sponsor 7 student interns partaking in Jewish learning, community organizing, and individual student relationships.

Tzedek Circle
$360 or $30/Month
  • Chai level opportunities

  • Dinner tickets to Parents & Family Sukkot Shabbat during Parents Weekend​

  • Hillel swag (Tshirt or cup)


Your gift sponsors a one time student program for 10 students.

Our Goal: 32 Sustainers would support a year's worth of our weekly lunch & learn programming.

Chai Circle
$180 or $15/Month
  • 1 year of Monday Munch free

  • Matzo Ball Soup Hotline if your Hokie falls ill

  • Special recognition in our Annual Report

  • Personal thank you call form our very appreciative student leaders

  • Your name on our recognition wall at the entrance to Hillel

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