We are thrilled to welcome Shira Lester to the Holy Blossom professional team as Director of Development & Donor Engagement. Shira started in her new role at HBT on January 24.
Shira brings a wealth of knowledge and experience having served in various fundraising roles in Jewish organizations over the course of her career including, UJA Federation Toronto, Canadian Friends of Tel-Aviv University, and most recently as the Director of Development (Toronto) for Weizmann Canada. She also brings with her former experience as Executive Director of Mazon Canada and the National Council of Jewish Women of Canada (Toronto). On a personal level, Shira deeply understands the importance of synagogue life and is excited to be part of securing the future for Holy Blossom Temple.
We are delighted to have Shira as part of our HBT family!
Shira Lester can be reached at [email protected] and extension 261. If you’d like to introduce yourself and get to know Shira (and her adorable poodle, Turner – pictured here) she will be holding “get to know you” office hours over the month of February as below. Simply click on the Zoom link during one of those times, no appointment is necessary. If you would prefer to schedule a time to meet with Shira one on one, please email or call her directly.
Times for “get to know you” office hours:
Tuesday, February 8 from 1-2 pm
Monday, February 14 from 3-4 pm
Wednesday, February 23 from11 am-12 pm