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A Package from Home

A Package from Home Hayitzhar 49, Hashmonaim 7312700 Israel Contact:  Barbara Bloom Silverman, Founder 02-6232548; Shira Gilor, Project Manager 050-8108555 / 08-9761323, Email: apfh@gilor.com Packages are sent to Israeli soldiers to strengthen their spirits, show our appreciation and support, and provide items they need.  We send tens of thousands of packages to Combat Chayalim Bodedim (soldiers without family in Israel) and severely wounded soldiers who are receiving long term hospital care. The basic packages – sent in the summer – are filled with a bath towel, socks, t-shirt, boxer shorts, wet wipes, special band aids for blisters, deodorant, travel size […]


Delivering a Package from Home

  On December 20th we had a Bar Mitzvah group in addition to our regular volunteers who came to Hanasi Synogogue in Jerusalem to help us pack 500 winter Chanukah packages. The Bar Mitzvah boy, who wanted to do something to show his appreciation for and support of the IDF soldiers, got his community involved and started a collection of deodorants, powders, toothpastes, toothbrushes and candies to bring on his trip to Israel so we could add it to the packages. We started packing at 9am and by 12pm the last group of soldiers arrived to collect their packages to […]