Get Involved

Parents and Families Page

Our families are a critical part of UR Hillel. It is important to us that you are included and informed!
Look for our monthly-ish parent e-mails. Worried you’re not on the list? Contact Joy Getnick!
Please never hesitate to reach out about anything, anytime! We are here for you and love to connect.


Join the Etz Chaim / Tree of Life Society

Grow with your student for today, tomorrow, and the future of Jewish life on campus l'dor v'dor, "from generation to generation."

Each annual giving level includes thank you treats for your student!

Seed: $360 ($30/month)
- UR Hillel t-shirt for you!
- A midterm or finals care package (fall or spring semester) for your student

Branch: $720 ($60/month)
- Everything in the Seed tier plus
- A winter warm-up kit with UR Hillel knit hat for your student

Leaf: $1800 ($150/month)
- Everything in the Branch tier plus
- Inclusion in the University of Rochester Parents Council*
- A UR Hillel throw blanket for your student

Roots: $3600 ($300/month)
- Everything in the Leaf tier plus
- A treat basket for an upcoming holiday for your student

Make a gift today, or contact Joy Getnick to set-up monthly contributions.

Thank you for supporting our students! Together we can plant a forest.

*Please note that the University of Rochester Parents Circle is a University Advancement program for annual gifts beginning at $1500. The UR Hillel Leaf Tier, at $1800, is inclusive of that additional honor in partnership with the University.

Subscribe to our mailing list Support our students