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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.

Yair, 31, and Leah, 28, both completed 12 years of school and did their full Army service. Yair now learns in a kollel, while Leah is at home, taking care of their five small children. Their only income is the small stipend that the kollel gives Yair each month. This...

Total Cost - $1050
Still Needed - $780
Funded - $270
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Olga, 14, moved to Israel with her father, Igor, and her little brother less than a year ago. None of them speaks Hebrew, which has made their transition difficult. Igor, 41, found work as a cook on an Army base, where he works long hours to provide for the family....

Total Cost - $926
Still Needed - $265
Funded - $662
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Tzippy, 25, is not afraid to take risks and face challenges. She is a young woman with impressive internal resources and determination. Tzippy has been supporting herself since she was 17, when her family kicked her out of the house because she decided to abandon their Chabad lifestyle. She finished...

Total Cost - $1618
Still Needed - $1044
Funded - $574
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Reut, 40, is a loving and caring mother to her 10-year old son, Livni. Tragically, Livni’s father died when he was an infant. Reut works as a cleaner, and her salary is quite low. She focuses as many of her resources as she can on supporting Livni, who is a...

Total Cost - $926
Still Needed - $734
Funded - $192
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Orna, 44, is raising her 13-year-old son on her own. Orna worked for a catering company until she lost her job because of the Corona crisis. Because her salary was very low, Orna ran up some debts, and now the bank is claiming all of her unemployment payments. This leaves...

Total Cost - $649
Still Needed - $584
Funded - $65
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Ronit is an example of someone who has undergone hardship but continues to strive. The mother of two daughters, Ronit found herself in a violent and abusive marriage. Ten years ago, she and her children were moved to a shelter for battered women where they lived for a year. Soon...

Total Cost - $649
Still Needed - $498
Funded - $151
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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 - $1311
Funded - $307
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Anat, 28, is separated from her husband and raising two young children on her own. She is an impressive young woman. Anat had the opportunity to join a social services program that empowers women who are looking to join the workforce. She has always dreamed of being a manicurist and...

Total Cost - $926
Still Needed - $770
Funded - $156
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Dena, 18.5, and Boaz, 21, have been married for 18 months. They already have a one-year-old baby and Dena is pregnant. Boaz grew up in an ultra-Orthodox home and chose to leave that lifestyle. As a result, his family cut off all contact with him. Dena’s mother is a widow...

Total Cost - $710
Still Needed - $170
Funded - $541
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Daniel, 20, has had a troubled and complicated upbringing. As the youngest of eight brothers, he grew up in an ultra-Orthodox household. As far back as he can remember, his father suffered from dementia and his mother spent most of her time caring for him. Daniel suffered physical abuse by...

Total Cost - $926
Still Needed - $741
Funded - $186
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After 11 years of marriage and two children, Chaya and her husband divorced. They maintained good relations and enjoyed frequent visits, so his death from cancer a few years later hit all three of them very hard. Chaya married again and had a third child, but the marriage did not...

Total Cost - $1235
Still Needed - $1047
Funded - $189
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Hannah was born after a normal pregnancy but within two months, she was hospitalized with respiratory problems. It soon became clear that she had a host of issues, including apoplexy, a heart defect, hearing loss and widespread developmental delays. Now four years old, Hannah needs constant attention and support, as...

Total Cost - $1050
Still Needed - $735
Funded - $315
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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 - $441176
Still Needed - $161605
Funded - $279572
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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 - $38887
Funded - $12583
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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 - $35313
Funded - $16157
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