Schedule a Visit

Come and pack food parcels

Come and Pack

Schedule a visit to pack food that will be distributed to Israeli families in need of food help. This is a meaningful way to participate actively in charity and/or celebrate a life event.
Fill cartons with the basic foods hungry families need.

We appreciate your enthusiasm in supporting our mission to help Israel’s neediest families!

With hope and Prayer for a time of true peace and tranquility for the entire people of Israel.

How does $32 become ₪500?

We’re thrilled to invite you to join us in making a tangible difference in the lives of Israel’s neediest families! With a donation of just $32 per person, you can provide 5 times the value in food and become a partner in our mission to help those in need.

With our x5 matching partnership with the Israeli government, we’re delivering food cards and fresh produce to 33,000 families every month. With your support, we can continue to make a positive impact and improve the lives of countless individuals. We hope you’ll consider donating and joining us on this important journey.

Where is the Pantry Packers packing center located?

We are off Derech Moshe Baram in Talpiot, Jerusalem

How do we get to the packing center?

Head southwest on Hebron Rd/Route 60.
Turn right onto HaUman St.
Continue straight onto Moshe Baram Rd for 350 meters.
Make a U-turn on Moshe Baram Rd and continue for 170 meters.
Take the first right (right past the fire station) onto Mishol Zahav Mordechi St.
Then, turn left and follow the signs for Pantry Packers.

Using ‘Waze’ or ‘Google Maps’ search (in English) for “Pantry Packers”.

It will take you straight to the warehouse.

Is there parking?
Ample parking is available right in front of our center.
What do I tell the taxi driver?
We are adjacent to Yeshivat Itri (next to the kitchen). You will see a big Pantry Packers welcome sign at the entrance.
Make sure he brings you to the warehouse. There is a welcome sign on top of the door.
What public bus line comes nearby?

We are around the corner from the Fire Station on Derech Moshe Baram. A 2-minute walk.
The name of the stop is  משה ברעם Moshe Baram Junction, Stop ID: 570

The following bus lines stop there: 12, 22 

What is the distance from the center of town?

14 minute drive depending on traffic.

Volunteer FAQ’s
What are the hours of operation?

We are open Sunday – Thursday.
We have six packing slots daily.
Session 1:  9:00 – 10:30
Session 2:  10:45 – 12:15
Session 3:  12:30 – 2:00
Session 4:  2:15 – 3:45
Session 5:  4:00 – 5:30
Session 6:  5:45 – 7:15

We don’t work during Chol Hamoed or Erev Chag.

Can I celebrate my birthday at Pantry Packers?

We would love to host your birthday party. Please note that we need at least two adults for every six children under the age of 14. We can accommodate a maximum of 30 children. 

It’s not just for children.
We have celebrated 30th, 40th and even 80th birthdays!
Make it extra special with a virtual food drive.

Can we bring food with us?
We do not allow any outside food on the premises.
What languages is the program in?
At this time we are only operating in English. We do have plans to expand to Russian, Spanish, and French. If you would like to sponsor the cost please contact our office.
We are also looking for volunteers to help direct volunteers in these languages. Please contact our office for more information.
Is there a dress code?
Closed-toe shoes, long pants or dress, blouse/shirt (t-shirts are acceptable). In the winter bring a sweater.
How far in advance must a reservation be made?
Depending on the season the slots fill up fast. If you want a specific time the earlier the better. If you are flexible, two weeks in advance is plenty of time.
Is there wheelchair access?
Are there restrooms?
Can I bring my toddlers?
All children are welcome. However we need at least five participants over the age of 6 per group. We have a coloring corner where the younger ones can play while the rest are working.

Derech Moshe Baram | Jerusalem
02-626-0035 | Fax: 074-702-3416

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Pantry Packers® is a food distribution project of Tzedakah Central/Colel Chabad, the oldest continuously operating network of social services in Israel – established in 1788.

כולל חב''ד - צדקת רבי מאיר בעל הנס באה''ק ת''ו
בנשיאות כ''ק אדמו''ר מליובאוויטש

Rabbi Meir Baal Haness Charities in the Holy Land Colel Chabad is a 501 (c) 3 Tax Exempt Organization
EIN Number: 11-3254483