Raise funds through a basketball dunk-a-thon, bike-a-thon, or other types of "thon". Arrange for relatives, friends and classmates to sponsor you for set fees each time you perform the chosen activity.
Make Tzedakkah Boxes
Design and distribute tzedakkah (charity) boxes for your project.
Make and sell lunch bags or lunch bag stickers. The money you raise will feed Ethiopian-Jewish children. Or, have your school lunch program offer to add to the cost of a meal and donate the rest to feed Ethiopian children.
Bake-Sale or Craft Fair
Hold a fair and sell anything you want to make, such as cakes, lemonade or craft items.
Host a model seder in honor of the modern-day Exodus of Jews from Ethiopia to Israel.
Raise funds for school supplies for the NACOEJ after-school program in Israel. Or, collect school supplies and arrange for them to be brought to Israel. Set up a collection box in your school!
List of needed supplies.
Ethiopian Jewry Day
Plan an event to teach others about Ethiopian-Jewish traditions, such as Sigd, or major events in Ethiopian Jewish history, such as
Get creative and make your own greeting cards. Include a description of your project. Sell them to family and friends.
Feature Your Cause at a Celebration
Get creative by designing invitations with Ethiopian Jewish graphics. Include an insert with your invitation about your project. Create Ethiopian-themed centerpieces and place cards. Provide tips for your guests on how they can help your cause.