Congregation Kol Am Good Search

Congregation Kol Am need s your help with a fundraiser that is really easy to support.

First of all, WHY still another fundraiser?  The fact of the matter is, Congregation Kol Am depends totally on the creativity and energies of its membership to create our sanctuary and sense of community on a weekly basis and, as is the case with all non-profits, membership dues alone are not sufficient to sustain the incredible mission we collectively embrace.
The good news is we have found a fundraising activity that anyone, even a “couch potato”, caveman or chimpanzee can do. With the mere click of a mouse, you, your children, your family and friends, your co-workers, your kids’ friends and classmates and all of the above’s family, friends, etc. can help raise money for Congregation Kol Am.
How? By replacing the terms, “google ”, “E-Bay,” and in our
vocabul ary, with and , together we can add to the coffers of Congregat ion Kol Am. And the best part is that it is easy and you do not have to reach into your pocket or write a check. Here’s how it works: is a search engine with a unique social mission. It’s powered by Yahoo! , so you get the same great search results, but each time you perform a search, GoodSearch will make a donation to CKA!   Goodsearch donates 50% of its advertising revenue to the nonprofit and charitable organizations who register and encourage their supporters to patronize the search engine.
It is estimated that each Web search will generate approximately $0.01 for
Congregation Kol Am (image, video and site-specific searches are not included). See how quickly those pennies add up:
Project Revenue
Charity or School Size Number of Supporters Average Daily Searches Est. Annual Revenue
 Small  100 $730 
 Medium  1,000  2 $7,300 
 Large  10,000  2 $73,000 


The sky is the limit. The more people use GoodSearch, the more funding CKA will receive. There is no cap. is an online marketplace that will donate a percentage of your online purchases to CKA. You can choose from hundreds of popular online merchants and the experience of shopping through GoodShop is exactly the same as going to the retailer directly.

Although the amount donated may differ between retailers, it is estimated that approximately 3% of our total purchases would be donated to CKA.

Charity Size # Supporters Avg. Amt. Purchased % Donated Est. Annual Donation
Small 100 $500 3% $1,500
Medium 1,000 $500 3% $15,000
Large 10,000 $500 3% $150,000

Even though you may shun the chain letter, please send all your “buddies” on the Internet and all your friends on Facebook and Twitter the word that and are helping you and your family create a literate, spiritually grounded community committed to learning, worship, camaraderie and social action.

So the next time you need to plan a vacation, buy a gift or find something for a homework project, go to and and click on Congregation Kol Am before you surf the Web.

Please note that there is a clickable icon on our homepage at the top/left, which will take you directly to the Good Search page.  You can access Good Shop from there, and you can also download a toolbar for your computer if you wish.