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Read these personal stories brought to us by social services professionals around Israel. The names of all applicants have been changed to protect individual privacy. The names of the verifying social worker and agency are real. Photographs are illustrative only.

Tomer, 26, is trying to build an independent life for himself. Tomer had a difficult childhood; he was raised, along with four siblings, by a single mother who struggled to make ends meet. Since the age of 14, Tomer has worked and contributed all of his earnings towards his family’s...

Total Cost - $ 1,662
Still Needed - $ 1,447
Funded - $ 215

Since Ya’akov, 20, was young, he has suffered from behavioral disorders, anxiety, ADHD and outbursts of anger. It is hard for him to develop and maintain social relationships. However, he is working hard to overcome these issues. He is careful to take his medication regularly and comes promptly and consistently...

Total Cost - $ 809
Still Needed - $ 579
Funded - $ 230

Stav, 21, is an impressive young woman. Stav was raised in a dysfunctional, abusive home. She is one of seven children, and her childhood home was filled with physical, verbal, and emotional abuse. Stav’s relationship with her mother was especially bad. At the age of 14, Stav decided to remove...

Total Cost - $ 744
Still Needed - $ 581
Funded - $ 163

Batya, 34, and Alon, 35, are trying their hardest to raise their two-year-old twins under very difficult circumstances. Batya suffers from numerous psychological and emotional issues. She has developmental delays due to violence she experienced during her early childhood years. She was often neglected and was the victim of sexual...

Total Cost - $ 308
Still Needed - $ 112
Funded - $ 196

Life until now has not been simple for Tamar, 19, but she is doing her best to move on. Tamar’s mother was in an abusive marriage, and the couple divorced six years ago. Tamar’s mom was left to raise six children (today ages 9-19) on her own. She works as...

Total Cost - $ 728
Still Needed - $ 656
Funded - $ 73

Rachel, 41, and Natan, 43, work incredibly hard raising their five young children (ages 1-10). Natan is a building superintendent and learns in yeshiva. He puts in many hours of work in order to support his family. Rachel worked for a water purification company and was laid off when the...

Total Cost - $ 1,400
Still Needed - $ 1,261
Funded - $ 139

Dana, 51, is trying her best to raise her three children on her own. Her oldest, 21, is no longer living at home but her two younger children, ages 14 and 17, do. Dana works two jobs – as a supermarket stockperson and an assistant in an after-school program. With...

Total Cost - $ 1,027
Still Needed - $ 862
Funded - $ 165

Gali, 39, was physically and verbally abused by her husband for years. Twice, she and her children were moved to an emergency shelter for protection. Gali and her husband are now divorced, and she is raising their four children (ages nine months – 14) on her own. For years, Gali...

Total Cost - $ 1,058
Still Needed - $ 952
Funded - $ 106

David, 23, has been hit especially hard by the Corona economic crisis. Judged a youth at risk, he lived in a boarding school from ages 4-12. At that point, he moved to his mother’s house to finish high school. They struggled financially, and David never felt that he had a...

Total Cost - $ 405
Still Needed - $ 366
Funded - $ 39

Leah, 75, and Chaim, 76, recently left their hometown in order to move in with their son. It wasn’t an easy move, but they had no choice. Chaim has been unemployed for over 30 years due to health issues. He suffers from serious cardiac problems and receives disability payments. Leah...

Total Cost - $ 763
Still Needed - $ 687
Funded - $ 76

Baruch and Shira, both 36, are raising five young children, ages 3-16. Baruch is currently on unpaid leave due to the Corona crisis, and Shira works as a secretary. They work hard to make ends meet, but it certainly isn’t easy. Baruch and Shira have an additional challenge. Their 12-year-old...

Total Cost - $ 1,662
Still Needed - $ 1,495
Funded - $ 166

Four years ago, Rivka was struck with ALS, an aggressive, degenerative disease. A formerly active, energetic woman, Rivka was the family’s main wage earner. Her husband and 10 children did all they could to manage her needs during her illness and help her as she weakened. Rivka died a year...

Total Cost - $ 1,662
Still Needed - $ 1,372
Funded - $ 289

The CORONA Relief Fund

for the benefit of individuals and families dealing with financial loss resulting from COVID-19

After consultations with our partner social workers in agencies around the country, Ten Gav has established the CORONA Relief Fund to deal with extraordinary circumstances created by the impact of the coronavirus.

Total Cost - $ 453,172
Still Needed - $ 4,086
Funded - $ 449,086

Project ONWARD 2021

for the benefit of women in distress

Project ONWARD is an ongoing fund, created in order to address the needs of Israeli single mothers and young women who are attempting to overcome the challenges of poor housing conditions and inadequate resources and support. Project ONWARD funds basic needs (fridges, beds, ovens and washers), educational and vocational programs and computers that...

Total Cost - $ 100,000
Still Needed - $ 88,396
Funded - $ 11,604

Project BOOST 2021

for the benefit of At-Risk Youth

Through our work with social services departments around the country we know how badly at-risk youth need our continuous support.  We have therefore established Project BOOST,  an ongoing fund, so that together, we can help them. The goals of Project BOOST are:  To empower at risk youth to complete schooling...

Total Cost - $ 100,000
Still Needed - $ 70,822
Funded - $ 29,178
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