2013 Coalition of the Bearded Omerathon

A team for MAZON INC A JEWISH RESPONSE TO HUNGER

  • $1,443
    Raised
  • 30
    Donors
  • 3
    Fundraisers

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$1,443 raised of $1,800

The Coalition is a group of gentlemen growing sweet beards during the Omer to help MAZON: A JEWISH RESPONSE TO HUNGER...

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name dollars donors

1

Jacob Perlin

Jacob Perlin fundraising for 2013 Coalition of the Bearded Omerathon

$663 6

2

David Harris

David Harris fundraising for 2013 Coalition of the Bearded Omerathon

$594 18

3

Jason Leivenberg

Jason Leivenberg fundraising for 2013 Coalition of the Bearded Omerathon

$252 9

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After 2 successful years of running the Omerathon, we're back for year 3! We could not be happier to announce that this year we're throwing our support to our friends over at MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger.

Thank you so much for sponsoring a bunch of soon to be bearded gentlemen for this year's Omerathon. Please choose a team member's form and choose a sponsorship level. Funds donated will go to support hunger prevention causes through MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger.


So how much does it cost to sponsor?

Here's how it breaks down!

  • $16.50 (50 Cents a Day For 33 Days)
  • $24.50 (50 Cents a Day for 49 Days)
  • $33 ($1 a Day for 33 Days)
  • $49 ($1 a Day for 49 Days)
  • $66 ($2 a Day for 33 Days)
  • $88 ($2 a Day for 49 Days)
  • $165 ($5 a Day for 33 Days)
  • $245 ($5 a Day for 49 Days)
  • $333 ($10 a Day for 33 Days)
  • $499 ($10 a Day for 49 Days)

We also understand that times are tough, so even if you can't afford to sponsor someone we accept all donations.

Why are we doing this? In the 49 days between Passover and the holiday of Shavuot, there is a tradition in Judaism for men to not shave or get their hairs cut. We wanted to adapt that tradition and do some good in the world by growing our beards for a great cause. Shavuot is one of the Jewish harvest festivals, so we tie in our fundraising to hunger related causes simply because not everyone is fortunate enough to have food to eat.

Spark Notes Section:
*33 days after the start of the Omer is the holiday Lag B'Omer (literally 33rd day of the Omer) and there is a reprieve, where men are permitted to shave, trim their beards, etc. *NOTE: There is also a provision in Ashkenazi (Eastern European) tradition that one can "trim" the Omer beard in preparation for Shabbat. Should our participants choose to, they may eliminate messy "neck beard" before Shabbat over the course of the Omer.

Team Captain

David Harris David Harris