The Reut-Sderot Association is a not-for-profit organization founded by the “Afikim BaNegev” Community (1993)
The vision of the "Reut-Sderot Association" is to work within theThe vision of the "Reut-Sderot Association" is to work within the city's community, enhancing progress in education, improving welfare services and stimulating the development of community leadership.
Bad choices, drugs, emotional issues, physical abuse, broken homes...many terrible reasons can lead women, and even very young girls, to the depths of despair and into the horror of prostitution. Turning the Tables, is located in a seedy part of Jaffa. Teaching an alternative skill, offering counseling, in a safe secure environment, the women have a different choice for their lives.
Ginat Eden (Garden of Eden) is a unique rehabilitation farm for teenage girls at risk in Israel's Jordan Valley. Founded by two young, dynamic educators, Rabbi Nir Efrati and his wife Nava, Ginat Eden helps the young women back from the extreme fringes of society and life towards a brighter future. Small, efficient, effective, Ginat Eden focuses on healing psychological wounds, building self-esteem, preparatory for independence through therapeutic benefits ranging from academic and Torah studies, agricultural work, physical fitness, to self-defense training.
The fund, Project 2C (to see), is intended to answer the need, to make sure that society’s weakest sector can obtain one of humankind’s most basic needs - a pair of glasses - for free.
RE-SPECS'aims are to tap into this worldwide resource and collect pre-loved glasses and overstocks, redistributing them to people who most need them, society's underprivileged.
No one goes to Beit Shean. It is not on the average tourist itinerary. Have you ever been to a second hand clothing shop in the bottom of a bomb shelter? Darkai Zion - the Roads of Zion provides food, clothing, eye care, shoes and love to the people of Bet Shean. No one is paid for their work. It is all volunteer driven and supported by donations.
Keren Hanan Aynor was founded in 1994 in memory of Hanan Aynor. Our mission is to address the needs of the Ethiopian immigrant community by assisting talented and highly-motivated Ethiopian Israelis to acquire higher academic education and/or advanced professional degrees. Our vision is to work directly with members of the Ethiopian Israeli community to promote the emergence of a core leadership committed to serving both internal needs as well as society at large, thus empowering a new generation of Ethiopians to excel and flourish in Israeli society.
TSAL provides a "Kupah Kitanah", special emergency and financial aide to the families, assiting them during tough, unexpected times.
Center for the Advancement of the Blind in Safed;theiraim is to help Israel's blind and visually impaired attain their maximum potential in the personal, academic, social and professional areas. The sightless and poorsighted have ambitions. They have talent. They have dreams. They are determined to achieve. We show them how to make their dreams a reality. A special organiation, special people, special results.
Jack the Bike Man Located in West Palm Beach, Fl., "Jack" Hairston created an unusual non-profit. He "sells" used bikes. He rehabilitates bikes and children. Actually, Jack donates most everything. Profits and donations provide after school support, mentoring, language skills, responsibility, family values, trust and self esteem with the local very poor and migrant community. Jack has a very special concern for the Guatemalan community. They helped him when he badly needed help, much as Guatemala helped Israel when she desperately needed friends as she struggled for life in 1948 and afterwards.
Poverty and need knows no borders. To Save A Life, in coordination with the Jewish American Society for Historic Preservation, www.JASHP.org, donated to the McRoberts and surrounding school communities, 2,500 books to improve the learning opportunities for the young people.
The Israel Free Loan Association, founded by Dr. Eliezer Jaffe, the father of efficient, direct giving in Israel, is uniquely suited to help people in the highest manner of Maimonides code of giving. Providing free "loans", the money is used, repaid and then reloaned again to multiply the positive effects to help Israelis regain their footing and control over their own lives. A free loan is not a hand out but a hand up.
Economic Empowerment for Women
Not a handout but an opportunity to stand on their own feet for themselves and their families; EEW provides microloans to low income women who wish to rise from poverty to possibility. EEW assists women to create "A Business of Their Own" through appropiate business training, financing and ongoing consultation. EEW improves the lives of Israeli Jews and Arabs, one woman at a time.
Yad Eliezer, is an apolitical, grass roots movement that has grown to help the desperate needs of many throughout Israel faced with poverty. As simple as a food bank and as complicated as helping with basic human survival, clothing, furniture, shoes, big brothers, financial assistance, etc., Yad Eliezer struggles to reach all in need.
The Israel National Therapeutic Riding Association is a unique therapeutic approach for people suffering from a broad range of neuromuscular and psychological distresses. INTRA is "a visual miracle", that does not make intuitive sense. INTRA actually helps people learn to walk again and helps them recover their sense of balance in life after severe trauma..