Help Combat the Poverty Among Families Today!
The number of Israeli families living in poverty remains shockingly high. A 2007 study found that 420,000 families in Israel live below the poverty line. In Jerusalem, 33 percent of families struggle to afford basic necessities that we take for granted. And while their needs are not shrinking, the government’s budget is, due to Israel’s need to increase defense spending to protect her people against terrorism and prepare for the possibility of war.
Guardians of Israel responds to these critical needs by providing families with food, clothing, medicine and heating. Guardians also provides after school care for children of working parents, job training for single mothers and assistance to immigrant families and special needs children, and much more. Don’t let these families fall between the cracks - give to Guardians of Israel today.
Abigail is a single mother who struggles to feed her three growing children. Another couple, Isaac and Rachel, finds it impossible to adequately provide nourishment for their children on the meager funds they have left each month after paying rent. But thanks to friends like you, these families in Jerusalem are now receiving food boxes to sustain them during their time of need. Read More
Jews all over the world will soon celebrate Passover commemorating the Exodus, when Moses led the Israelites from bondage in Egypt to freedom in the Promised Land. Passover is eagerly anticipated by Jewish families who for over 3,000 years have been celebrating this festival marking the birth of the Jewish people as a nation. Sadly, there are thousands of impoverished families and individuals in Israel and the former Soviet Union who do not have the resources to celebrate the Passover. Read More
Irina lives with her daughter Nastya in Ukraine. Because Irina's former husband is in hiding to avoid paying alimony, she must support her daughter alone. They live in a dilapidated building with a small kitchen shared by all the tenants and no indoor toilet. Read More
For Irit and her family, as for millions of Jews worldwide, Passover is a special observance — the holy festival that commemorates Israel's deliverance from bondage in Egypt in the first Exodus. On that night which was like no other, God redeemed Israel and brought her to birth as a nation. Irit knows the Passover story well, and clings to its message of hope that God remembers His people. That's important for Irit because, sadly, hope is in short supply in her life. Read More
The Yallav family — eight children, their mother, and their grandmother — moved to Israel from Ethiopia in 2000. The grandfather and father died years before the Yallavs' aliyah (immigration to Israel), and in Ethiopia the community helped care for the family. In Israel, the Yallavs receive no income besides $600 per month from the government because Mrs. Yallav is legally blind and unable to work. Read MoreRead additional success stories