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Why I am Leaving a Legacy Gift

Why I am Leaving a Legacy Gift

Karen Donn’s Love for Jewish Community Inspires her Generosity

I was born in Hartford and grew up in Cheshire where my parents were founding members of Temple Beth David. My parents were married in 1961 (60 years and still going strong!) by the legendary Rabbi Silverman of the Emanuel Synagogue in West Hartford

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Fifteen Jewish Organizations to Participate in Greater Hartford Legacy Giving Initiative

Fifteen Jewish Organizations to Participate in Greater Hartford Legacy Giving Initiative

WEST HARTFORD, CT – February 15, 2021 – The Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford (The Foundation) is spearheading a regional legacy giving initiative with 14 Jewish organizations that’s part of Harold Grinspoon Foundation’s (HGF) Life & Legacyprogram. A nationwide Jewish legacy giving initiative, Life & Legacy has secured more than 28,000 after-lifetime commitments with an estimated value of over a billion dollars for Jewish organizations across North America.

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