HUNGRY KIDS LUNCH PROJECT
Many children in Sde’rot go to bed hungry, come to school without food, and return home hungry! Having heard of this sobering reality, we inquired of the local principals to confirm the situation, and find out how many students actually arrive daily without a lunch. Knowing how difficult it is for children to learn on an empty stomach, we decided to launch this special component of our ‘Save the Children Project’. For the past two years we rejoice to have provided between 150-200 hungry children each day with nutritional sandwiches in seven local schools!
To make this possible, we must arise early each day to buy fresh rolls from the local bakery. Our staff and international volunteers then arrive to prepare these ‘gourmet sandwiches’ for the children, while enjoying hot coffee, laughter and the latest local news. An hour later, our old gru-ta-ah (junk car) named “Cleo-patra” chugs off into the sunrise in a cloud of smoke for deliveries to thankful school security-guards.
Upon completing the task, we are often reminded how ‘blessed’ we are to have food…and the privilege to bring this nutritional relief to so many precious Israeli children who suffer…simply because they live in Sde'rot. Their happy faces and full stomachs truly bless our hearts! Please pray for G-D’s help to continue this special children’s outreach due to our pressing war-front projects.
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HUNGRY FAMILY FOOD PROJECTS
Our “Hungry Family” compassion program serves in coordination with other local humanitarian aid organizations to provide each week, critically needed portions of food for hundreds of struggling families who find themselves hopelessly consigned to live in this war front community.
We are honored to support the outreach soup-kitchen of Rabbi Herzel Shaubi who serves hundreds of nutritious hot meals each week to impoverished, elderly residents of Sde’rot.
In addition, we partner with other special ministry/organizations who provide essential food supplies to needy families living in this war-front community. Hundreds of boxes and/or sacks of fresh fruits, vegetables, and dry foods are distributed weekly to help these struggling individuals and families; through the shared compassion of ‘Rabbi Mevorach’, ‘Merchaz-Chessed, ‘Agudat-Yedidut Ba-Negev’, ‘Chabad Center’, ‘The Chosen People’ and ‘Hope For Sde’rot’. Many are humbly encouraged, thanks to these expressions of G-D’s immense compassion, and your generous help!