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Drexel Hillel relies on the generous support of our parents, alumni and friends to make vibrant Jewish life on campus a reality. Over 80% of our annual budget comes directly from contributions from our parents, alumni, and friends. Your gift supports:

  • Free weekly Shabbat dinners, Jewish learning programs, and holiday celebrations

  • Birthright Israel trips and on campus Israel activities

  • Top-notch staff to support our students and community members

. . . and much more.

Thank you for your support! We couldn’t do it without you.

Make a Gift:

We accept donations through Drexel University. 100% of your donation will be earmarked for Drexel Hillel!
Click here to donate online (or click the button below).
To pay by check, please make your check payable to Drexel Hillel, and mail it to:
Drexel Hillel, Attn.: Mike Gross
Perelman Center for Jewish Life at Drexel
118 N. 34th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Special Giving Opportunities:

Parents and Grandparents – Join the Drexel Hillel Family Circle

Members are current parents, grandparents, and other family members who give an annual gift of $360 or more. As a token of our gratitude, Family Circle members may select a Drexel Hillel t-shirt, zip-up hoodie, or winter hat (photos can be found on the Drexel Hillel Swag Shop page). We will also send your student a delicious mishloach manot care package for Purim. If you have any questions about signing up, please contact Anna Caplan.

Join the Family Circle

Young Alumni – Join the Natan Giving Society

Natan Giving Society members receive perks at our events by making a monthly gift of $5.40 or more. With your help, we can ensure that Jewish life at Drexel continues to thrive! If you have any questions about signing up, please contact Anna Caplan.

Join the Natan Society

Celebrate Hillel: A Benefit in Support of Jewish Student Life

Join us at the Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History on Monday, June 3, 2024 at 6:00 pm for Celebrate Hillel 2024 to celebrate the “Drexel Hillel Bat Mitzvah” of Rabbi Isabel de Koninck, in honor of her 13 years of leadership at Drexel Hillel. Please contact Mike Gross with questions, and please note the different event location this year!

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Pathways to Giving

Annual Giving

Over 80% of  Drexel Hillel’s annual operating budget is funded by contributions by alumni, parents, the community, and friends like you. By making a gift to Hillel, you will be joining hundreds contributors each year who make an impact on the lives of Jewish students at Drexel.

Matching Gifts

Many companies sponsor matching gift programs that will match contributions made to Drexel University (for the benefit of Drexel Hillel) by their employees or their employees’ spouses. For details about matching gifts, please visit the University website.

Gifts of Securities

Making a gift of appreciated securities (stocks, bonds or mutual funds) to Drexel University on behalf of Drexel Hillel is easy and has special tax benefits for the donor. Visit the University website for detailed information.

Planned Giving

Please let us know if you have already named Drexel Hillel in your will or estate plans. Interested in learning more? Contact Rabbi Isabel or call 215-571-4847. Gifts made to Drexel University can be designated to Drexel Hillel.

Brick Campaign

With this campaign we envision an opportunity for every student, alumnus, faculty member, staff member, parent, or friend to make an enduring commitment to Jewish life at Drexel University, and leave a permanent mark of their commitment for the future. Visit the  Perelman Center Brick Campaign for more information.