Support Us

We depend upon the generosity of our members, their friends and family, and our community sponsors

for our operating budget and programs.

Won’t you help us? There are many ways to contribute.

Amazon Shoppers!

If you shop with Amazon, you can designate Etz Hayim Synagogue as the recipient of 0.5% of your purchase through AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Etz Hayim every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization. You can choose from nearly one million organizations to support.

How do I shop at AmazonSmile?

To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You can use the same account on and AmazonSmile. Your shopping cart, Wish List, wedding or baby registry, and other account settings are also the same.

How do I select a charitable organization to support when shopping on AmazonSmile?

On your first visit to AmazonSmile (, you need to select a charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. The site will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at will result in a donation.Make sure you choose Etz Hayim Synagogue General Fund, not the Etz Hayim in Arlington, VA!


Your online shopping (at Amazon and elsewhere) can benefit Etz Hayim Synagogue, with no additional cost to you, through i-Give. Every time you shop at any of the 1,000+ online stores in the i-Give network, a portion of the money you spend benefits Etz Hayim Synagogue. It's a free service, and you'll never pay more when you reach a store through i-Give. AND, up to 26% of each purchase benefits Etz Hayim Synagogue-!

To get started, just create your free i-Give account.

How does it work?

Download the free i-Give button on all of your browsers (there's even an app for that!) and it will tell you if you are on a partner site. It makes donating even easier while you are shopping so you never miss an opportunity. Get it here: