Sara M.'s husband, just 40 years old, died suddenly from a stroke. She was pregnant with twins at the time, unable to work due to her requirement to be on bed rest. Now with eight children to raise, she is trying to keep her family stable, alone.
When Gitel' Z.s husband passed away from covid two years ago, he left behind 12 children, one of whom was soon to be married and a baby, just one and a half months old. Another child has special needs. Gitel does her best to provide for her children but her struggle is overwhelming.
The loss of a spouse and parent is always terrible, always heartbreaking. The devastation and emotional pain experienced by the family never fully subside. They are only made worse once the surviving members find themselves in a desperate financial situation- when their main breadwinner is suddenly gone and they are unable to cover even their most basic needs.
American Friends of Yad Eliezer | B'ezri is there for these families, providing them with financial and emotional assistance.
The Keren Chanan & Miriam Vim Widow and Orphan Fund and the Jack Fogel Orphan Fund help Israel's needy widows and orphans live their lives with dignity, by supplying much needed funds to cover a myriad of vital expenses.
Cooperation with our food programs including Food Support and Shabbat Chicken ensure that these families, who are likely to go hungry--don't.
Every donation to American Friends of Yad Eliezer | B'ezri's Widows and Orphans Fund helps keep a heartbroken family afloat, preventing them from slipping into financial & emotional despair, accompanying them as they slowly work to build their lives, anew.
While we celebrate the Holidays, IDF soldiers defend us on the front lines. Some of them live in poverty and cannot afford proper holiday meals. Let’s not forget them. Together we can give them a taste of the holidays!
For over 20 years, we've been helping needy couples make their wedding celebrations, saving families from incurring terrible debt. To date over 15,000 couples have celebrated their special day with dignity.