Donate and Double Your Gift Today
There’s Black Friday. There’s Cyber Monday. Now there’s a day devoted to giving back; today, November 27th is GivingTuesday.
A new, national, web-based movement started by non-profit leaders, corporate advisors, and generous citizens like you, #GivingTuesday is a day to give back and kick off the holiday season. This time of year is marked by many things – reflection on the gifts we have, desire for the gifts we want, and acknowledgement of the gifts we are able to give. The spirit of #GivingTuesday is about the act of coming together to give back.
Verb Ballets relies on the generous support – both financial and volunteer – of individuals to make our operations possible, and now we appeal to you to support us in our artistic and community-building work through a very special campaign. Click here to read about some of the last year’s successes.
Verb Ballets’ board and members of our community have issued a challenge grant: a $1 for $1 matching grant, in effect doubling your donation to Verb Ballets. Click here to donate now!
Make a gift of any size to Verb Ballets today, Tuesday, November 27th, and join the #GivingTuesday movement! All gifts made before December 31, 2012 will be matched dollar for dollar!
When you contribute to Verb Ballets, you support contemporary dance in Northeast Ohio, and much more. Thank you!
Thou Shall Not Dance Wednesday
November 28, 7:00 p.m.
Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage
Dance Community Price: $8
This illuminating documentary explores the obstacles faced by three Orthodox men who establish a dance school for religious males. Moderating a panel discussion about the movie will be Verb Ballets Director, Dr. Margaret Carlson and dancer, Or Sagi, who trained at Bat-Dor School of Dance in Tel Aviv, and Shahar Ha Negev Dance School in Israel. The film chronicles their struggles as they try to reconcile their desire to express themselves physically while still maintaining an Orthodox life. In Hebrew with English subtitles. Tickets available at the door or call 216.593.0577.
Major sponsors of Verb Ballets include AHS Foundation, Akron Community Foundation, Bike Cleveland, CustomInk, Cuyahoga Arts and Culture, The City of Shaker Heights, The Cleveland Foundation, Findley Davies, Inc., Gay Community Endowment Fund Of The Akron Community Foundation, The George Gund Foundation, Kulas Foundation, The Laub Foundation, Lubrizol Foundation, The McGregor Foundation, Kenneth Milder, John P. Murphy Foundation, The Ohio Arts Council, and Shah Capital Management. Individual sponsors include Jeri Chaikin, Millie L. Carlson, Chuck and Ann Ennis, Fred Lauzenheiser, David R. Pierce, Alan Miles Ruben and Robert M. Shwab. Additional sponsors: Baumgarten & Company, LLP; Cedar Hill Communications; FITWORKS; WCLV; and WCPN/Ideastream