Charidy in the News

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Jewish education organisation raises over £785,000 in 36 hours

Mathilde Frot

May 21, 2019

Chazak raised will go towards funding projects run by the Jewish education organisation over the next year

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Epstein to launch crowd-funding campaign with 4x matching donations

November 29, 2018

Epstein Hebrew Academy will hold a 24-hour online crowd-funding campaign through the website Charidy.com, and donations will be quadruple-matched. Epstein’s “Chanukkah Charidy Campaign” (online at www.charidy.com/eha) begins at 4 p.m. Dec. 4 and the school’s goal is to raise $400,000.

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Jewish World Rallies for Hindi’s Family​- Five Towns, NY

August 24, 2018

On August 17, 2018, Hindi Krinsky-Kanarfogel of the Five Towns, educator and mother of five, died suddenly. She was 32. Her friends and colleagues can hardly fathom that someone so full of life could be gone so soon, and so unexpectedly. Her community senses the void left by her vivacious presence.

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Kangaroos dig in for Arden Street fundraiser

Jake Niall

August 22, 2018

The entire North Melbourne playing list have donated to their club as a part of a drive to raise money for re-developing Arden Street and especially the women’s facilities.

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Jewish World Rallies For Hindi’s Family Of Five Towns, New York

August 21, 2018

On August 17, 2018, Hindi Krinsky-Kanarfogel, educator and mother of five, died suddenly. She was 32. Her friends and colleagues can hardly fathom that someone so full of life could be gone so soon, and so unexpectedly.

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North’s race to build

August 16, 2018

North Melbourne Football Club has issued a 24-hour fundraising challenge to entice fans to contribute to the building of the club’s new state-of-the-art facility.

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Brazilian Jewish day school raises $750,000 in 30-hour campaign blitz

Marcus M. Gilban

May 31, 2018

RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) – A Brazilian Jewish school has raised some $750,000 in donations in a 30-hour campaign blitz to fund scholarships.

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Hundreds of Lev Volunteers Take over Baltimore

BJLife Newsroom

May 30, 2018

The Lev Shlomo campaign to create a new home for its summer program has just reached 50% of its $1,000,000 goal.

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Lev Shlomo’s New Building will Increase Space for More Teens

BJLife Newsroom

May 29, 2018

Today, Lev Shlomo is running a $1M campaign to fund its new property in North East, MD. The location will provide much needed space for Lev Shlomo to expand its teen programs during the summer—and throughout the year.

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Lev Shlomo Releases Single by Baltimore's Own Pinny Schachter

Lev Shlomo

May 28, 2018

In lead up to its million dollar campaign tomorrow, Lev Shlomo has released a heartfelt single.“It’s about home. Home isn’t always a place. It can be a person, a feeling, a community, or even Hashem.”

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The Golden Age of Philanthropy

Moshe Hecht

May 22, 2018

Ahh, the golden age … a time of prosperity and abundance. That perfectly in between era, when the waves are high and the taps floweth over.

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Geelong Cats crack $1m barrier in 24 hours for fundraising effort

Owen Huck

May 4, 2018

The Geelong Football Club has exceeded its $1million fundraising target in 24 hours. The mammoth effort ended at 1pm on Friday.

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Crowdfunding Campaign Raises $3 Million for Toronto Day Schools

Lila Sarick

April 19, 2018

A 24-hour crowdfunding campaign to raise money for 12 Toronto-area day schools brought in $3.1 million, exceeding the initiative’s $2-million goal.

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Orthodox group Aish raises more than £1m for education events in just one day

Rabbi Daniel Rowe

November 23, 2016

The Orthodox outreach organisation launched its campaign earlier this week with the help of fundraising website Charidy, which drummed up support from 1,511 donors.

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Charidy Helps Feed 280 Families

September 26, 2016

For the past 25 years, Mrs. Devorah Scheiner has fed hundreds of Crown Heights families every Pesach and Tishrei, providing truckloads of chicken, gefilte fish, salmon, yogurt, juice, milk, cheese, and produce.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Lends His Voice to Fundraising Video for Yeshiva University Day of Giving

BWW News Desk

September 19, 2016

Fresh off his record-setting and multiple Tony Award-winning star/writer/director turn in "Hamilton" on Broadway, Lin-Manuel Miranda has taken on something of a passion project: a fundraising video for Yeshiva University.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Spearheads Yeshiva University Fundraiser

Playbill Staff

September 19, 2016

Hamilton star and creator Lin-Manuel Miranda is helping launch a large-scale fundraiser for Yeshiva University, where, in 2009, he became the youngest-ever recipient of an honorary doctorate.

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Yeshiva University new Spokesman: Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda YES!

September 19, 2016

Yeshiva University’s pushing their latest funding campaign HARD – with the possibly most popular man on Broadway: Lin-Manuel Miranda (if you haven’t caught his jew-ISH ...

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Why crowd funding is not working … yet

Shuie Gestetner

September 15, 2016

I recently attended an FIA Breakfast event in Melbourne that covered many topics relating to NFP, fundraising, philanthropy, with a range of experts in their respective fields. One of the discussions focused on digital fundraising and the seemingly reluctance of charities (or lack of knowledge and skill) to move online and engage their donors via a new channel, rather than their traditional methods.

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RARA aims big with Charidy

Phoebe Roth

August 19, 2016

CHABAD of RARA (Regional and Rural Australia) will enlist Charidy.com to carry out a 24-hour campaign (from 2pm on August 22) in which they are seeking to raise $250,000 to continue and improve their services.

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Darchei Torah celebrates a $1.7M simcha fund

Benzion Kaplan

June 29, 2016

At 12:22 pm on June 21, the crowd at Yeshiva Darchei Torah erupted in cheers and singing, as a unique fundraising campaign surpassed what had seemed to some an improbable goal: raising $1,600,000 for a faculty simcha fund.

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Inside The Charidy Operation

Nesanel Gantz

February 17, 2016

There are many people helping people; there are 1.8 million nonprofits out there. We are here to help the people helping people. We feel that by enabling and investing our efforts in helping nonprofits grow, we can make a change that is truly revolutionary.

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Crowdfunding Website Charidy Has Unique Formula for Giving-Day Success

Eden Stiffman

June 5, 2015

A new model of crowdfunding and giving days is gaining traction among Orthodox Jewish nonprofits in the U.S. and abroad. Charidy, an online platform created in 2013, combines the heft of major donors, the pressures of time, and an all-or-nothing funding contingency

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Death of Crown Heights Dad Sparks Effort to Raise $1M

Rachel Holliday Smith

March 11, 2015

CROWN HEIGHTS — The day after 30-year-old Nadiv Kehaty died, his friends gathered at the Crown Heights synagogue he helped found to decide how to help his wife and four young children.

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