Purim - a time for charity for those in needLetter From Rav Chaim Kanievsky Regarding Matanot L'Evyonim Must Be Seen To Be Believed
A unique form of charity in the grapefruit orchardWe joined Bar & Bat Mitzvah celebrators, high school kids as they set out to the field with Leket to volunteer in a unique form of giving.
This Kallah Was Destitute, Until Rav Chaim Kanievsky Stepped InA story of chessed - 'Rav Chaim Kanievsky has personally vouched for Kupat Ha'Ir's campaign to help marry me off.'
Chabad on Campus raises money to help fire victimsChabad on Campus has launched an initiative to raise money to support areas damaged in the fires which raged across Israel last week.
Three children killed, one son disabledA series of tragedies leaves a family bereft and in need of help.
"In One Second, This Frum Family's Life Was Shattered"After a tragic car accident, Rabbi Ominer needs help covering the medical expenses his insurance doesn't cover.
Israeli medalist's name patch raises over $50,000 for charityIsraeli judoka Yarden Gerbi brings in $52,100 for charity in an auction for her Olympic name patch.
'Pokemon Hunters' required - to raise money for the poorIsraeli charity organization Hasdei Naomi has a new idea to raise funds for the needy this Rosh Hashannah: Hiring out "Pokemon Hunters."
Israeli bronze medalist in bid to raise money for charityJudoka Yarden Gerbi is auctioning off her name patch from the Olympics to raise money for the children's oncology ward at Ichilov hospital.
Orphans of leading Kabbalist struggle to make ends meetCharity appeal: Daughter of late Kabbalist struggling to pay for upcoming wedding.
Christian-Jewish fellowship helping Israeli Arabs during RamadanInternational Fellowship of Christians and Jews to provide hundreds of thousands of shekels in food vouchers to needy Arab families.
Special appeal: Building a family against the oddsSeverely disabled, Yitta Miriam is determined to build a life for herself, together with her husband-to-be; but they need your help.
British charity denies UK government cut its fundsWar on Want denies reports the British government cut off its funding due to anti-Israel activities.
'Do a Lady J – and do it right away!'An evening of tribute is held in Jerusalem to Lady Amelie Jacobovits, featuring a film and book in her memory.
Pack a Charity Box, Let Needy Israelis Know You CareArutz Sheva visits Pantry Packers to learn how they bring visitors together to prepare food crates for the poor and receive a life lesson.
Half of Clintons' 2014 Charity Went to Clinton FoundationHillary Clinton's campaign lauds charity in publishing tax return - but half of it went to her own Foundation.
Leftist Campaign: No More Charity, the Poor Vote LikudAfter election defeat, the latest trend among leftists is the call to stop donating to the poor, because they supported the Right.
'These Could Have Been Our Families'Arutz Sheva learns how the tragedy in Jerusalem led one intrepid resident to pull together Jews in supporting the families left behind.
Leading Rabbi Blasts Charity Scam 'Crooks': Don't Give to ThemWhen an unknown solicitor – live or via a recording – calls up asking for money, just hang up, says Rabbi Benzion Mutsafi.
The NYTimes is Worried About "Orthodox Jewish Beggars"The Times should be wondering at Jewish generosity, not just worrying about those who ask for it.
Confused by Charity? There's a Guide for ThatPhilanthropy 101 guide to provide guidelines for donating money to charity - where, when, and how.
'When Life Gives You Cancer...'What did a 15 year old with his whole life ahead of him do when he was diagnosed with terminal cancer? Raise nearly $6 million dollars.
Comptroller: Govt. Failing to Feed the HungryState Comptroller Yosef Shapira released a report that slammed the state's nutritional assistance to poor Israelis, calling it insufficient.
Jewish Center in Brazil Caters to Community PoorChabad opens new center for Ten Yad social services program, to serve over 8,000 poor in one of Brazil's largest cities.
Tiberias Soup Kitchen Serves Hot Food Seasoned with KindnessRestaurant-style soup kitchen in northern Israel provides those in need with nutrition - and dignity.
Colel Chabad Kindness: Packing Food for the NeedyColel Chabad officially opened its new "Pantry Packers" facility in Jerusalem on Friday.
Yesh Atid MK in Row with Hareidim Over Street CleaningMK Dov Lipman criticized after suggesting that yeshiva students, during their break, should help clean the streets as an act of chesed.
Sometimes, Relief is a Queen Esther CostumeLeading relief organization, Meir Panim, enables Israel’s neediest children to celebrate with joy.
Jewish,Catholic Charities Unite to Distribute Thanksgiving MealsThe UJA-Federation of New York teamed up with Catholic Charities this year to distribute food to the needy in time for Thanksgiving.
Vayera: Selfishness is CrueltyThe lessons of Sodom easily are transferred to the context of today.
Rosh Hashannah ‘Card’ Saves Families from HungerA Rosh Hashannah greeting card from the Meir Panim foundations carries a double meaning – a greeting plus a shopping debit card.
Days of Awe Begin Sunday Evening with the New Year Holiday"Repentance, prayer and charity will avert evil decrees" and bring each of us closer to what G-d intended for man to be. Shana Tova to all.
Jewish Philanthropist Sami Rohr Passes Away at 86Prominent Jewish philanthropist Sami Rohr passed away Sunday in South Florida at the age of 86.
Charity Organizations in Israel Demand Help from the GovernmentCharity organizations in Israel gathered for emergency conference, called on the government to help fight food insecurity.
Jewish Initiative Provides Hunger Relief to Children in IndiaJews from around the world will participate in a hunger relief project aimed to benefit disadvantaged children in India.
NY Jewish Community Sets Guinness World RecordThe UJA-Federation of NY set a Guinness World Record making 1,660 sandwiches in one hour to be donated to feed the hungry.
Welfare Ministry, NGOs Clash over Passover AidThe topic of aid for needy families on Passover has become a touchy one, with the Welfare Ministry and food charities trading accusations.
What Preserves Israel?What or whom should we credit with the preservation of the Jewish state?
Helping Families Avoid Poverty - Recognized by PresidentPaamonim, which helps families attain financial health instead of simply giving them alms, has received the President’s Volunteerism Award.
New Website Renders Non-Profits TransparentFor the first time, Israeli non-profit organizations (NPOs) – of which there are some 29,000 – will be nearly 100% “transparent” to the public.
Jewish Communal Fund Losing Donors due to Support for New Israel Fund?Do NIF donors know that their money is funding actions that can lead destruction of the State? One of them seems to have realized that.
Jews Helping JewsBe "with" the person needing help.
Torah Lights on SukkotTorah from Efrat in Gush Etzion, the Judean Hills.
Parshat Re’eh: True KindnessThe truest form of charity is to provide without discrimination. This means that we leave it to the poor to decide what is important and what is not.