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The Emanuel Synagogue

160 Mohegan Drive

West Hartford, CT 06117

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JEWISH FEDERATION OF GREATER HARTFORD

invites you to

HINENI

"HERE I AM"

AN EVENING OF VOICES AND VISIONS

SEE THE IMPACT when we work together in times of need

HEAR THE STORIES of tragedy transformed into hope

MEET THE PEOPLE whose lives we are changing and who are changing lives

…from Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas

…to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas school shooting in Parkland, Florida

…to hurricane resettlement efforts in Greater Hartford




THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2018

The Emanuel Synagogue

160 Mohegan Drive, West Hartford

5:30 p.m. networking, cocktails and dinner

7:00 p.m. program and dessert

RSVP BY THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

Couvert: $75 per person*

Minimum gift of $365 to the 2019 Annual Campaign

required for each attendee

You will have the opportunity to change lives by making

your 2019 campaign commitment at the event.

Laws of kashrut observed • Advance, paid reservations required

Your annual gift is payable by December 31, 2019.

*Couvert does not represent a charitable contribution.



ABOUT OUR GUEST SPEAKERS


Yael Ross, the Director of CHILDREN AT RISK’s Center for New American Children in Houston who was preparing to welcome her first child when Hurricane Harvey destroyed her family’s home and all their belongings

Harold Gernsbacher, a Hurricane Harvey recovery volunteer, CEO of Chain Link Services LP, Vice Chair of the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas and the immediate past National Campaign Chair for Jewish Federations of North America

Ivy Schamis, a social studies teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, whose Holocaust Studies class was ambushed by a mass shooter in February 2018. Ivy is the 2018 recipient of the Anne Frank Award.

Allison O’Mara, parent of a Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student and the Kehillah (Community) Coordinator at Jewish Federation of Broward County

Darlene Wolliston, the Foundation & Program Officer at the CREC Foundation who managed volunteer and philanthropic efforts for CREC’s Relief Center for Our Caribbean Friends in Hartford


HINENI CO-CHAIRS

Shari & Michael Cantor • Alisha & Ron Cipriano • Kathy & Ron Fishman • Nancy & Jay Gershman • Judy & Ron Schlossberg

2019 ANNUAL CAMPAIGN LEADERSHIP

Laurie Mandell, 2019 Annual Campaign Chair

Dana Keller, 2019 Women’s Philanthropy Chair

Cary Lakenbach, Chair of the Board

Howard Sovronsky, President and CEO

Rachel Berezin, Vice President, Development

Meredith Chandler, Associate Vice President, Development and Director, Women’s Philanthropy

Simi Benita, Director, Business Partners and Affinities

Donna Wilbur, Director, Campaign Operations

Simone Singh, Campaign Associate & Data Analyst




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*As of August 8, 2018

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