1 in every 3 Children go to bed hungry in Israel! and live under the national poverty line, Sadly, these children have nothing to be happy about. There has been an update in the rise in poverty stricken families in Israel. According to a recent National Insurance Institute of Israel report headed by Professor Shlomo Mor-Yosef, Published December 9, 2015, specifically referring to poverty stricken families and individuals living in Israel:
As we anticipate the celebration of the miracle of Hanukkah, the security situation in Israel continues to be a constant threat to Israeli families. They continue to suffer from fear, and escalating economic distress! The fear is so great that they never really know what to expect, along with all those terrible struggles and fears is the lack of funds for food, and for every day needs. We can actually make a change for them today!
We are writing you today to solicit your support and participationin providing assistance for orphans, needy families, soldiers of the IDF, and holocaust survivors in Israel throughout the whole year.
We are now before Chag HaShavuot! Please join us in providing assistance to orphans,needy families, Soldiers of the IDF and holocaust survivors in Israel for Shavout.
Sponsor Needy Families in Israel this Passover for "Maot Chitim"!Due to the rise in poverty this year, we are aiming at sending an ADDITIONAL 3-5,000 needy Families "Food Cards" at $80 per family.
Every child deserves to rejoice on Purim! But due to the escalating hunger situation in Israel Many children and Families CANNOT! We can CHANGE that today!
Here at Global Jewish Assistance and relief Network (JAR) we work throughout the entire year to help raise funds and support for needy families living in Israel
This February we provided 6,289 needy Families in Israel with "Food Cards" Totalling 1.378.250 Shekels. In Dollars thats $394.000!!!
In 2013, the "Food Card" continued to grow and provided 84,509 FOOD CARDS with a value of more than 21M Shekel ($6.1M USD). to some of Israel's neediest families with food assistance in the most dignified, cost effective and transparent way.