Brooklyn Nets $185,867 in Charity Drive
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Brooklyn Nets $185,867 in Charity Drive

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The sum of $185,867.68 has been raised to date by the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities campaign as compared with $194,697.53 which had been contributed by this date a year ago, according to an announcement made by Walter M. Rothschild at the meeting of the Federation last evening at the Unity Club.

The campaign workers have been confining their efforts to the solocitation of new prospects, leaving more than 2000 of last year’s contributors as yet unsolicited.

The number of donors this years is 6,695 as compared with 2,580 a year ago.


Eleven hundred individual contributions from members of the city school system have been made to the $543,500 campaign of the Brooklyn Federation of Jewish Charities, according to associate superintendent of schools, Dr. Jacob Greenberg, chairman of the educators’ division in Federation’s 1935 drive.

“This compares,” said Dr. Greenberg, “to a total of 339 contributors who gave to the Brooklyn Federation last year.”

The teachers have contributed to date about $3,500 as compared to $2,900 last year.

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