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Chanukah in ISRAEL

Israel needs your Chanukah Miracle!
Chanukah is here, and our needy brethren in the Holy Land continue to suffer from lack of funds for food. We can change that and add our very own miracle for them! By sending “Food Cards” to those struggling, we can ease their worry, and allow them to celebrate the festival of lights with joy and gratitude for the miracle of Chanukah!
Lets make a difference and celebrate an additional Chanukah miracle together!

wish to help my brethren in Israel with pre-paid Food Cards for the holiday of Chanukah! for:

Victims of terror, 
Families of IDF soldiers, 
Orphans and needy families, 

Should you wish to donate online, please click      HERE

 
Meet our volunteers and professionals making all of this happen in Israel!
 

Each month throughout the year, the Jewish Assistance & Relief Network (JAR) provides close to 2,000 Food Cards for needy families in Israel with a minimum value of $80 to as much as $600, and during the holidays, the numbers go up to 3-5,000 families with assistance of at least $80 to help with the added holiday expenses.

Highlights of the Food Card Program:

Recipients are chosen by local Ministry of Welfare offices based on specified criteria; many families work, but are struggling to make ends meet. Some lost their jobs, family sickness, economic hardships caused by the war on terror, death, etc.

Families receive pre-paid food debit cards accepted throughout Israel at any of the 400 Branches of Supersol, Blue Square National Supermarket, Machsanei HaShuk, Victory, and Yeinot Beitan chain stores, where they shop with dignity, and are able to buy foods of their choice.

Our Food Cards are pre programmed so that families can only purchase basic food and household products, and exclude any purchase of cigarettes, alcohol, clothing, cosmetics, electronics, or gourmet foods.

Food Cards are issued for six months and sometimes extended for another six months if there are extenuating circumstances, giving families time to adapt to their new economic situation and to learn how to live within their means.

Recipient families are overseen by their local welfare officers with additional oversight by the Jewish Assistance Fund, the Israeli arm of JAR.

Cards are issued throughout the year, including during war and holidays. Recipients come from all walks of life and from all over Israel with absolutely no discrimination, and include: orphans, single parent families, holocaust survivors, the elderly, soldiers of the IDF, and special needs children, etc.

Food Cards are programmed with different amounts based on donor specifications and recipient needs.

Our administrative budget in Israel is covered by the rebates we receive from the national retailers so that 100% of your donation goes directly to feed needy families. There is NO warehouse and logistical fees spent to cover packaging and distribution costs as families receive their cards in the mail and then go shop like all other citizens.

Please become part of our Chanukah Miracle!

If so, then please write year-end contribution today! Together we can brighten more lives this Chanukah, and long after the lights have gone out.

With blessings for a bright and illuminating Festival of Lights!

With best wishes,

Thank you!

Happy Chanukah!

!תודה רבה וחנוכה שמח

If you can not donate online, please send in your check or money order, in whatever amount you can afford so that we continue and grow even stronger.

Please Make Checks Out To:

Global Jewish Assistance & Relief Network

511 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 18.

New York, NY  10011

GJARN is a non-profit organization registered under 501 (c) 3.

Tax ID# 11-309-5240 

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