Coins for Keshet

Loose change, change lives

Under your couch cushions or in the bottom of your car’s cup holder lies the potential to make a difference in someone’s life. Your coins provide an innovative way for adults with disabilities to learn job skills.

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Coins for Keshet

Coins for Keshet is a unique and purposeful job training program. By sorting, counting, rolling, adding and then depositing coins at the bank, our adult participants learn skills that can lead to future competitive employment. Your generous donation has the added benefit of making a financial contribution in support of Keshet’s work.

Keshet makes it easy to do something worthwhile with your coins. Gather your coins and deliver them to Keshet. Our team then gets to work rolling coins and then making the financial contribution to Keshet on your behalf.

100% of your coin donation supports Keshet’s work to provide meaningful days for people with disabilities.

Keshet makes it easy to do something worthwhile with your coins. Coins can be dropped off at Keshet GADOL in Skokie or Keshet’s Business Office in Northbrook. Please contact us before visiting so we can make sure someone is on-site to accept your donation.

Depending on your location and quantity of coins, we may be able to pick up the coins from you. Please contact Cory Gartenberg to arrange a drop off or pick up.

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When you donate to Coins to Keshet, your coins provide the tools for purposeful job training opportunities for adults in Keshet’s programs with the added benefit of making a financial contribution to support Keshet’s activities.

Keshet is committed to providing adults with meaningful days. For most, this means having a job. Nationally, less than one of every two working age adults with intellectual disabilities is part of the labor force. At Keshet, our goal is to support the employment goals of all adults who want to work.

We can only process United States coins.

Please place your coins in a plastic bag, container or box. We prefer containers that seal or have lids. For large donations, we can make arrangements to return your container if requested at the time of donation.

When you donate to Coins for Keshet, you will be asked whether you want to receive a tax receipt. At your request, we will email you a tax receipt after your coins have been processed. This may take a few weeks after you make your donation.

Keshet makes it easy to do something worthwhile with your coins. Individuals, families or groups gather their coins and deliver them to Keshet. Our team then gets to work rolling coins and then making the financial contribution to Keshet on your behalf.

Coins for Keshet is a great kindness and philanthropy activity for:

  • Families
  • Bar/bat mitzvah projects
  • People doing spring cleaning
  • Youth and school group
  • Scout troops
  • Pretty much everyone!

Contact Cory Gartenberg for more information or to make a donation of coins.

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At this time, Coins for Keshet accepts coins as a donation to Keshet.

If you would like to discuss opportunities for paid rolling services, please contact Cory Gartenberg. 

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Let’s get rolling

Are you ready to donate? Do you have other questions? Please contact Cory Gartenberg, GADOL Program Manager, for more information.

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