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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.

Moshe, a 53 year old recovering drug addict, is doing his best to pull his life together. Unfortunately, he has recently suffered numerous health issues, which have complicated his already tenuous living conditions. These complications have included respiratory ailments, as well as lower back pain. Moshe, while lonely and impoverished,...

Total Cost - $540
Still Needed - $439
Funded - $101
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What would you do if the summer was fast approaching and you didn’t have a working refrigerator? Lior and Yoav are facing this situation as they attempt to raise their three children under desperate economic conditions. The family’s refrigerator is beyond repair and they need your help to purchase a...

Total Cost - $747
Still Needed - $634
Funded - $113
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Yael is an amazing woman. She and her husband Oz are raising six children and supporting elderly parents. Yael works as an assistant in a gan, and Oz works as a cleaner in a school. Though their combined income isn’t high, they manage to meet their family’s daily needs and...

Total Cost - $1571
Still Needed - $1414
Funded - $157
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Aaron’s father committed suicide when Aaron was seven, and this action has haunted Aaron ever since. Aaron left school after 11th grade, worked for a year, then drafted into the Army. He completed most of his service, but was discharged after trying to commit suicide. He went to work as...

Total Cost - $485
Still Needed - $439
Funded - $46
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Although Gad has worked in a produce shop for 20 years, he struggles to support his family. Seven years ago, he had a brain tumor removed and still struggles with headaches and other health problems. These issues are so severe that he occasionally needs hospitalization. He is also an alcoholic....

Total Cost - $357
Still Needed - $323
Funded - $34
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Viktor, 39, used to own a fruit and vegetable store, but it was not a success. Since declaring bankruptcy, he has gone to work full time in a mini-market. His wife, Ina, is a dental assistant. The bulk of their salaries go towards paying off their debts, which they are...

Total Cost - $1295
Still Needed - $1167
Funded - $129
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After Odelia completed 12 years of education in ultra-Orthodox schools, she served in the IDF in various logistical support roles. Happy with what she was doing, she continued beyond her required service. When she and her boyfriend decided to get married, she left the army in order to move forward...

Total Cost - $885
Still Needed - $799
Funded - $86
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Some stories are so tragic that they are almost unbelievable. Ruth, 33 years old, is single-handedly raising 7 children – ages 1-13 – in dire living conditions. Ruth suffered years of physical, sexual and emotional abuse at the hands of her husband Yaakov. In 2017, with the help and encouragement...

Total Cost - $1571
Still Needed - $1414
Funded - $157
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Nili, 65, raised her three children on her own, as her husband has been a drug addict for many years. Their two oldest children have moved on with their lives, but the 31-year-old is developmentally delayed and still lives with his parents. The family’s only income is a government stipend,...

Total Cost - $630
Still Needed - $567
Funded - $63
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Sara, 22 years old, has had a rough start in life. As a young child, her family moved often and had a difficult time making ends meet. Sara was never in one place or in one school long enough to form meaningful connections or build a solid educational foundation. Her...

Total Cost - $1530
Still Needed - $1379
Funded - $151
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Tikva, 42, came to Israel from Ethiopia when she was 25. She has a seven-year- old son and is on good terms with his father, who pays monthly child support. Eighteen months ago, Tikva was diagnosed with breast cancer. The treatments leave her weak and unable to do much work....

Total Cost - $885
Still Needed - $799
Funded - $86
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Although she is married, the entire burden and responsibility for supporting the household and raising their five children falls on Olga’s shoulders. Her husband, Avraham, leaves for his Torah studies early every morning and does not come home until late at night; he does not help her with the children...

Total Cost - $1020
Still Needed - $920
Funded - $100
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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 - $158000
Still Needed - $43039
Funded - $114961
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Project ONWARD 2020

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 - $50000
Still Needed - $38908
Funded - $11092
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Project BOOST 2020

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 - $50000
Still Needed - $34795
Funded - $15205
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