"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 Delivery (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

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

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

Leadership Circle:

$1,000+ Annual Gift

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

  • 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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