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Don't Forget About Our Needy Brethren in Israel!

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. We are aiming to send "Food Cards" at $80 per family for Chag Hashavuot. Please open your hearts and help Israel's needy Even for just one day, YOU can make a difference!

Let's ensure that needy families in Israel have the opportunity to rejoice during this beautiful holiday.

 There are thousands of additional families waiting for aid, but we need your help to make that happen!

I wish to help my brethren in Israel with pre-paid Food Cards for the holiday of Chag Hashavuot for:

Victims of terror,

Families of IDF soldiers,

Orphans and needy families,

by clicking HERE and donating online.

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

Each and every month throughout the year, the Jewish Assistance & Relief (JAR) provides close to 2,000 "Food Cards" for needy Israeli families with a minimum value of $80 to as much as $600, and for the holidays, the numbers go up to 10,000 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 financial needs. Many families have 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, Yeinot Beitan, and Shuk Mehadrin chain stores,

Our Food Cards are pre-programmed so that families can only purchase basic food and household products, and excludes any purchases 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 learn 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, as well as during a war or at holidays.

Recipients come  from all walks of life and from throughout Israel with absolutely no discrimination, and include: orphans, sin

gle 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.

In the merit of your generous donation, may you and your loved ones enjoy a Happy Shavuot! 

!חג שמח לכל עם ישראל

  

Please Make Checks Out To:

Global Jewish Assistance & Relief Network (JAR)

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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