"When we bless our children we pray that they should be like us in some ways, but better than us in so many others."

-Rabbi Aaron Panken z"l

We are just as excited to welcome you to the University of Florida as we are to welcome your students. By becoming a member of the Parents' Society, you are ensuring that your student, and thousands more, has an active Jewish Community to be a part of during their college experience. The Parents' Society helps you remain connected through different opportunities.




Donations to UF Hillel that total $360+ in one fiscal year are recognized with membership in the Parents' Society at one of three levels:   


$360 Annual Gift

Members at the Ambassador level have the option to receive:

  • Parent e-newsletter

  • Up to three (3) complimentary UF Hillel T-shirts 

  • One Holiday Gift Bag (i.e. Sweet New Year Rosh Hashanah Bag; Purim Treat Box, etc.)

  • Recognition on website and other materials as a "founding member" of the Parents' Society (for those that join by June 30, 2021)

  • Invitations to exclusive events and opportunities 


$540 Annual Gift

Leadership Circle:

$1,000+ Annual Gift

Members at the Patron level have the option to receive:

  • All Ambassador level benefits, PLUS

  • Thank you call from UF Hillel Executive Director

  • Personalized Cookie Cake* delivery to your child on her/his birthday(s) *Allergy friendly alternative available

  • One additional Holiday Gift Bag (2 total)

  • Invitation for an honor at Jewish holiday experiences (i.e. Aliyah at High Holidays, candle lighting or recitation of kiddish at Shabbat)

Members at the Leadership Circle level have the option to receive:

  • All Ambassador and Patron level benefits, PLUS

  • Mezuzah hanging on your child's dorm or apartment doorpost by Hillel Rabbi

  • One additional Holiday Gift Bag (3 total)

  • Invitation to annual Campus Update conference call hosted by UF Hillel leadership and featuring guest speakers from the university

  • Opportunity to reserve ONE football game day parking space* at UF Hillel*Based on availability; advance registration required

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