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It might have been a dreary, damp day outside on Sunday, but the weather didn’t dampen the spirits of people showing their support for a good cause.

“So far today I’ve raised $536,” said 13-year-old Jared Miller.

He is proud of those numbers, and he and bigger brother Benjamin should be. They came to the Brodsky Enrichment Center in Bala Cynwyd to hit the phones and raise money for Jewish people around the world.