10 Year Celebration Online Goal
10,000,000 lbs Rescued

So Far
13,297,010 lbs
Rescued

Leket Israel, Israel's National Food Bank

Serving as the country's National Food Bank and largest food rescue network, Leket Israel works to alleviate the problem of nutritional insecurity amongst the growing numbers of Israel's poor. In 2013, with the help of over 50,000 volunteers, Leket Israel rescued and distributed 25 million lbs of produce and perishable goods, 1 million prepared meals, and 1.1 million (8,000/school day) volunteer prepared sandwiches to underprivileged children. Food, that would have otherwise gone to waste, was redistributed to hundreds of nonprofit partners caring for the needy. Leket Israel offers nutrition education, capacity building, and food safety projects to further assist our partners. Support Israel's National Food Bank - VIDEO
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Statistics reveal that a quarter of Israel’s 7.7 million citizens (1.9 million people) are living in poverty; among them are some 850,000 hungry children. Yet, at the same time, literally hundreds of thousands of tons of perfectly good,nutritious food are needlessly destroyed each year. Furthermore, studies in Israel indicate that nearly a quarter of the country's population suffers from an imbalanced or insufficient diet due to poverty. 

The paradox of nutritional insecurity in the face of large scale food wastage led in 2003 to the establishment of Leket Israel.  Today, serving as the country's largest food bank and food rescue network, Leket Israel's primary mission is to alleviate the problem of nutritional insecurity through the rescue and redistribution of excess food to benefit Israel's needy.  As an umbrella organization, Leket Israel also work's to assist at-risk population groups and the nonprofit organizations (NPOs) who serve them through nutrition education, capacity building, and food safety projects designed to improve professional standards among NPOs and other food provision agencies. 


Tonight One Third of Israeli Children Will Go To Bed Hungry  Israel's largest hunger-relief agency is also one of the only comprehensive anti-poverty networks impacting the entire nation. charity initiatives have grown to combat many symptoms of poverty.Over eight hundred and fifty thousand children in Israel live below the poverty line. But poverty doesn’t begin with hunger. Hunger is a symptom.Although poverty rehabilitation begins with food assistance, it doesn't end with it. Collaboration and partnership with hundreds of economic and social welfare programs leads to hunger relief and poverty rehabilitation with lasting effects. With your help, Leket Israel is providing vital support to over 140,000  needy people each week.  Thanks to your help in supporting Israel and helping the poor in Israel, we are breaking the cycle of poverty once and for all.

Donatetoday on www.leket.org.il/english

Leket Israel offers many ways to donate to Israel. Donate online to help us provide support to over 180 of Israel’s non-profit organizations. Your donation is safe, secure, and helps support our vital work that you care about most. Search our website archives through tags, by name, keyword,category, or location. Read about our activities, "share" it with friends and family, and even sign up to receive updates and news from our organization. And, of course, you can make a donation in honor or in memory of someone you love or in honor of a special occasion.

All donations are US tax-deductible, and can be made either online (by credit card) or by check or bank transfer. If you donate online, you'll instantly receive by email a US tax-receipt for the full amount of your donation. If you mail in a check, you will receive a tax receipt within a few weeks after the check is received.

How is my donation tax-deductible in the USA?

Leket Israel partners with American Friends of Leket Israel, a US 501c3 public charity that helps you to connect to and support non-profit organizations in Israel. You make your donation to American Friends of Leket Israel, and it then"re-grants" your donation to Leket Israel, The National Food Bank.

What are the different methods ofdonating?

You can donate online through the Leket Israel website. By donating in U.S. dollars, this means that your donation is US tax-deductible. You can donate in USD, NIS (Israeli Shekels), or EURO. Donations  are tax-deductible in these currencies.

You can also donate by check or by bank transfer. To donate by check, please mail your check to:

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What are the different waysthat I can donate to Leket Israel?

You can make one-time donations or set up a recurring monthly donation. If you want to make a donation in honor of or memory of someone, or on behalf of someone's birthday, or bar-mitzvah, or wedding, Leket Israel will instantly send an acknowledgement by email to the recipient of your choice. 

We can help you to set up a donor advised fund for bar-mitzvahs, weddings, memorials, and general charitable donating (we create for you a fund where you or your guests can make donations, and then wecan help you and your loved ones to choose where the funds should be allocated).  Contact us to learn more about donor advised funds with Leket Israel

As part of the donor advised fund, or to support a single organization, you can also create a personal fundraising page.

Leket Israel is the absolute best choice for donating to Israel. Leket Israel gives to the needy, poor, and destitute of Israel through the provision of food aid, welfare assistance, and general welfare support.  .

Your support will help us rescue food. Donate Today

Leket Israel is a charitable organization that relies on the support of donors to run its programs and activities. Your donation will enable Leket Israel to continue its commitment to food rescue in Israel and will help us provide food to thousands of Israelis in need. Donations are tax deductible in the United States, Canada, France, the U.K., and Israel.

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Donations to Leket Israel are tax deductible in Israel, the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and France. We are grateful for donations in all currencies. Thank you in advance for supporting our vital work on behalf of Israel's needyLeket Israel is the absolute best choice for donating to Israel. Leket Israel gives to the needy, poor, and destitute of Israel through the provision of food aid, welfare assistance, and general welfare support.

Leket Israel gives to the needy, poor, and destitute of Israel through the provision of food aid, welfare assistance, and general welfare support.

Leket Israel is the absolute best choice for donating to Israel.

Leket Israel would be happy to help you set up your own personal charity registry.  Designyour webpage in memory of a loved one, or in honor of a "simcha"(special occasion), such as a Bar or Bat-Mitzvah, a wedding, and more.  Familyand friends can donate to Leket Israel through your registry and youwill receive an email notification of everyone that's donated in honorof your celebration - including their personal messages to you. - See more at: http://leket.org.il/english/text/322.aspx#sthash.dtVIgkjs.dpuf















Celebratinga wedding, Bar or Bat-Mitzvah, or other special occasion, and wouldlike your guests to donate to charity in lieu of gifts? Create your ownpersonalized charity registry online through Leket Israel's B'Simchaswebsite. You decide how best to use the money raised by directing it toone of Leket Israel's many projects working to feed the needy. - Seemore at: http://leket.org.il/english/text/322.aspx#sthash.8tEhSKi1.dpuf

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