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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.

Shachar’s story is heartbreaking. A divorced mother of three young children, Shachar, 34, worked full-time until two years ago when she was injured in a car accident. She was put on temporary disability and has not managed to rejoin the workforce since. Shachar has no family support; her father, deceased,...

Total Cost - $719
Still Needed - $448
Funded - $271
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The Shachar family has fallen on hard times. Guy was recently laid off and is currently unemployed. Shoshana, his wife, works as an aide to the elderly and earns a minimal salary. The couple have three children, ages 3-11. Shoshana and Guy are trying to improve their circumstances and attend...

Total Cost - $1019
Still Needed - $607
Funded - $412
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Shoshana, 36, is facing difficult times. Married at a very young age, she gave birth to twins at the age of 18. This was followed by the birth of two more children. It soon became apparent that her husband was an alcoholic, and they subsequently divorced. He pays no child...

Total Cost - $769
Still Needed - $619
Funded - $150
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Anat and Adam, both 39, have steady, reliable jobs. Anat works as a secretary, while Adam is a salesman in a tile store. Both parents work part-time so that they can divide their childcare between them. Anat and Adam have three children, ages 4, 2, and 1. Adam also has...

Total Cost - $1204
Still Needed - $1087
Funded - $118
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Oren, 54, and Gitit, 52, are trying their best to provide for their 12 children. They subsist on Oren’s monthly stipend from the kollel where he learns every day and on government disability payments for one of their sons. Gitit is at home, taking care of that son, who is...

Total Cost - $1297
Still Needed - $874
Funded - $424
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Hila, 21, grew up in a family with 11 siblings. Her father is a maintenance man, and her mother cleans mikvaot. Her father cares about his family, but is so out of touch with his emotions that he has no idea how to raise or discipline his children. As a...

Total Cost - $1451
Still Needed - $393
Funded - $1058
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Michal, 39, is divorced and raising four children on her own. Despite her complicated family history, Michal has made every effort to support herself and her children and get ahead in life. Michal started her degree in special education but, unfortunately, due to a family crisis, she had to drop...

Total Cost - $1618
Still Needed - $1456
Funded - $162
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Shalom’s parents are diligent, responsible and loving, but caring for him is a never-ending burden for them. Shalom, 27, is autistic. He also has ADD and a number of other issues. He has trouble holding a job, is irresponsible with money and careless of hygiene, and would wander the streets...

Total Cost - $510
Still Needed - $460
Funded - $50
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Sarah, 40, came to Israel from Ethiopia when she was six years old. Her mother died en route, and her father disappeared when they arrived. Sarah completed 12 years of boarding school but could not finish her Army service because of her desperate financial situation. Sarah has no family and...

Total Cost - $926
Still Needed - $776
Funded - $150
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Until six months ago, Maya, 48, was her family’s sole wage earner. She worked as an aide to the elderly and did whatever she could to stretch her small income to care for her five children. Her husband, Ya’akov, 62, suffers from emotional issues that keep him from holding a...

Total Cost - $926
Still Needed - $688
Funded - $238
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Hadassah and Shimon have eight children, ages 1-12. The couple does everything in their power to provide for their family’s basic needs, but it isn’t easy. Hadassah runs a small childcare group from her home, and Shimon works in a supermarket. With their combined incomes, they struggle to make ends...

Total Cost - $1618
Still Needed - $1456
Funded - $162
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Miriam and Shai are trying their best to meet the needs of their nine children, but it isn’t easy. Shai is currently unemployed, and Miriam works in a clothing store. Their biggest challenge right now is their 26-year-old twins, both of whom suffer from autism. Reuven was diagnosed with autism,...

Total Cost - $510
Still Needed - $460
Funded - $50
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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 - $283824
Still Needed - $143270
Funded - $140553
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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 - $51471
Still Needed - $39946
Funded - $11524
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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 - $51471
Still Needed - $35673
Funded - $15797
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