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We would like to start by thanking you! We appreciate your intention to support Wornick and your generosity. Your contribution empowers and enriches our educators and directly impacts our students.

We gratefully accept gifts made in honor or memory of friends or family and for significant life cycle events. A card acknowledging your thoughtful gift will be sent by Wornick to your honoree or the family of the memorialized at your request. The amount of the gift will not be disclosed.

Wornick is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, IRS Section 170(b)(2)(iii) for both federal and state tax purposes.

Online Giving

Credit card gifts to Wornick can be made by clicking here or by calling 650-378-2629.


Cash donations can be made by check, made payable to Ronald C. Wornick Jewish Day School and mailed to:

Wornick Jewish Day School
Attn: Development Office
800 Foster City Blvd
Foster City, CA 94404


Pledges to Wornick may be paid through a single contribution or in multiple payments, at scheduled times that are convenient for you. Contributions paid by December 31 are eligible for current-year tax benefits. Chai Excellence Fund pledges are due in full by May 31 of the fiscal year in which the gift was pledged. Please contact the Development Office at or 650-378-2629 if you would like to make a pledge.

Match Your Gift - Don't leave money on the table!

Do you know you can make your gift go further? Many employers sponsor matching gift programs that can double or triple the impact of your gift! This is an easy way to increase the size of your own gift to Wornick; and all matching support is credited to you. Please check with your human resources office to see if you are eligible, or click here to see a sample list of participating companies.

Stock and Securities

If you hold securities that would incur a tax on capital gains if sold, your outright gift to Wornick could mean significant savings. You obtain a tax deduction for the full fair market value of the gift, and you may avoid a tax on the increase in value. Please contact the Development Office at or 650-378-2629 to notify us of the stock gift. Click here to download Wornick’s stock transfer instructions.

Car Donations

Donate your car to Wornick and receive a tax deduction. Car donations to Wornick are made through American Brokerage. They provide free towing and handle IRS and DMV paperwork. For more information, please contact Mort at American Brokerage at 650-218-9535.

Planned Giving

We are grateful to donors who have honored Wornick by including the school in their estate plans. These legacy gifts help to ensure the future of the school. Types of planned gifts include:

  • Placing Wornick in your will
  • Making Wornick the beneficiary of a retirement account or life insurance policy
  • Creating a charitable gift annuity
  • Establishing a charitable trust
  • Making a gift of real estate or other tangible property

Please contact the Development Office at or 650-378-2629 for more information on how you can make a planned gift.

Make Your Gift

Development Office

Haggit Sandhaus
Director of Development

Esther Gillette
Director of Administration

Federal Tax ID Number (EIN):

With great appreciation, we would like to thank everyone who has generously supported Wornick. Your contribution enables us to continue providing excellent education and fulfill our mission — to develop students who are socially and academically prepared to meet their full potential as engaged leaders committed to a life steeped in Jewish ethics and values.

If you haven’t made your contribution this year, we invite you to join our group of supporters and make your impact today.

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