While Israelis were under total lockdown,
Colel Chabad was
In Israel, for many, the #1 danger of Coronavirus was hunger
Nationwide lockdown meant
LITTLE OR NO ACCESS TO FOOD
NO MONEY TO BUY FOOD
Lockdown + Unemployment =
The chronically poor could no longer go to soup kitchens and other food distribution facilities
Schools were shut poor children deprived of their one hot daily meal
Overnight, thousands of paycheck-to-paycheck families
LOST THEIR PAYCHECKS
It made no difference, no sector was spared.
The Government of Israel
drafted Colel Chabad
to meet this challenge head on.
$25 million Dollars later
here’s what was accomplished:
Home delivery of
31,000 Passover Seders
plus total Passover provisions
for the homebound elderly
Mass Distribution of
The classic Colel Chabad
“Eshel” Food Card
to Food Stamps
Pays for food and food only
in 700 locations everywhere
Including Arab, Druze and other
Home delivery of dry goods, fruits & vegetables, and toilet paper to Israel’s poor elderly
The 125,000 households
hardest hit by the Coronavirus
THIS WAS THE
DIRECT DISTRIBUTION EFFORT IN ISRAEL’S HISTORY
Colel Chabad exclusively to meet this challenge.
They knew they can count on YOU,
Colel Chabad’s partners.
Colel Chabad has been doing this since 1788.
Derech Moshe Baram | Jerusalem
02-626-0035 | Fax: 074-702-3416
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.
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