Evan Katz

My Fundraising Goal: 1,800 USD
Total Raised To Date: 3,056 USD
Exceeded my goal by: 1,256 USD

Dear Family and Friends,

My mom recently traveled to Israel and visited Shalva National Center. Shalva is an organization for kids (and adults) with disabilities that offers education, sports, therapy and more. She instantly fell in love with this place and knew that I would also. After showing me her photos and videos, she was right. I knew that I wanted my Bar Mitzvah project to benefit Shalva.

I have decided to combine my passion for swimming and working with kids with special needs to challenge myself to swim a mile in under 45 minutes. I hope you will sponsor me to help raise money for the hydrotherapy program at Shalva.
Hydrotherapy allows kids to swim freely when they may have more difficult moving freely on land. In the water, children learn how to trust themselves, their bodies and the society around them. It also gives parents and caregivers a chance to connect better with their children.

My goal is to raise $1,800 for this wonderful place. I am planning to donate a portion of my gifts, but please consider making a donation to help me reach my goal.

Thank you so much!


All Sponsors:
Lynn Gordon54 USDMazal tov on your bar mitzvah, Evan! I was given the gift of going to Israel with your amazing mom and we visited the wonderful Shalva Center. What an amazing organization to choose for your mitzvah project. Your parents must be so proud of you! Love from Lynn and Brian Gordon and family
Jessica Katz360 USDWe are so incredibly proud of you. Love Mom and Dad
Adina and Bryan Kurzman36 USDMazel Tov
AJ & Eva Stolson54 USD
Beth King100 USDMazel Tov, Evan! Love, Beth, Joe, Jack Charlotte & Ryan
Laura Cohen 54 USDMazel To
Leslie Silberman100 USDMazol Tov Evan! With love, Leslie, Jason, Brett, Carly and Chase
Samuel Rochwerger36 USDDear Evan and Family. Mazal tov to all on this momentous occasion. Congratulations on achieving your goal. You picked a great organization to support. Way to go!
Katharine Odell54 USDCongratulations on meeting your goal, Evan!
Ruthann Ruthfield 54 USDWhat a wonderful program! Mazel Tov Evan!
Jodie Simeone54 USDMazel tov Evan! Moms Hadassah Israel group
Micah Westerman54 USDWhat a unique way to combine your passions. Congratulations on your Bar Mitzvah...and keep that service mindset going!
SUSAN NELSON100 USDWhat a great project, Evan! You bring so much love and joy to this world!
Lauren Bennett54 USDMazel Tov, Evan! Hope your big day is as amazing as you are! ~ Lauren, Joel, Erin, & Ryan Bennett
Barbara Bernstein54 USDMazel Tov Evan! Barbi & Rich
Emeliza Ciavarro 36 USDWay to go, Evan!! So proud of you!!
Shakira King100 USDNice work Evan!!!
Sarah Belstock54 USDMazel Tov, Evan! Sending much love to you and your family! ~ Sarah, Judd, Harrison, and Silas Belstock
Ron Rosoff180 USDMazel tov Evan! I’m so proud of you. Love, papa
Ariel Spigel54 USDMazel tov, Evan! Love Ari & Alex
Sharon Goldstein36 USDMazel Tov Evan! Love Dave Sharon Jordan and Abby
Rich McNeil50 USDAwesome ! Great Job Evan
Hillary Truslow36 USDGood luck!
Nancy Foster118 USDMazel Tov! Sounds like a great Bar Mitzvah project & challenge! XO Nancy & Neal
Andrew Nelson100 USDGreat job Evan. I can’t wait to hear all about your swim.
Sharman Rosen180 USDMazel Tov, Evan. What a wonderful and inspiring Bar Mitzvah project. Love, Auntie Sharman
Sharyn Richards36 USDEvan you will rock the swim, what a great project!
Jane Spigel100 USDWe think you’ll be reaching your goal! Have a great swim and continued successes! Love, Jane and Marc
Jennifer Rosen100 USDMazel Tov, Evan! Love, J, Mark, Jack, and Bella
Dina Linfoot36 USDDear Evan, Mazel Tov to you snd your family. I was blessed to be in Israel with your mom. Shalva is a wonderful place. Good Luck with your Bar Mitzvah! I can’t wait to hear all about it. Much Love, Dina & family
Lauren Spigel108 USDMazel Tov Evan! <3 Lauren & Eric
Amelia Nadler180 USDWay to go Evan! We love you!
Nadine Spigel54 USDMazel Tov Evan! - Nadine, Josh & Sydney
Philip Katz180 USDI'm so proud of you Evan!
Matthew Katz100 USDNice work Ev!