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This question asks about the (mostly?) Ashkenazic practice of giving charity in multiples of 18. Another custom I have observed is to give charity in round numbers + 1 e.g. $51, $101, $201 etc. This practice seems to be prevalent in the Syrian and Moroccan communities.

It looks like a gesture of acknowledgment that the cause deserves more than donation being given I'm sure every dollar helps, but is there a Torah-based source for it or is it purely cultural?

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Hello Yitzchak. Interesting question. My former synagogue had a large population of people from the former Soviet Union. Many of them also donated in round numbers plus one. – JJLL Jul 27 '14 at 19:56
This source suggests that it is a custom:…. – JJLL Jul 27 '14 at 19:59
126 also in my experience. – msh210 Jul 28 '14 at 4:10
@JJLL, did you mean But I don't see this there. – msh210 Jul 28 '14 at 4:11
sources for 101 and 201 are gematria of the names of angels. See here – user6641 Jul 28 '14 at 13:20

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