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American Friends of Jordan River Village

www.afjrv.org 244 Madison Avenue, Suite 482 New York, New York 10016 Contact:  Shira Leeds, (917) 626-1869, shira@afjrv.org Our Mission:  For children living with serious illnesses life offers many unfair tradeoffs: instead of playing outside, they go to the doctor; instead of sleepovers they are in a hospital for treatments and recovery; and instead of hanging out with friends, they are taking medicine that makes them sick. But every child deserves to experience the awesomeness of childhood—Jordan River Village provides that to sick kids in Israel! The Village is a free, fun, and medically-safe camp in Israel for all children living with serious […]


Operation Gratitude

OperationGratitude.com 17330 Victory Boulevard Van Nuys, California 91406 Contact:  Nancy Levy, Donor Relations Manager (818) 648-4112 nancy@operationgratitude.com Operation Gratitude annually sends 100,000+ care packages filled with snacks, entertainment, hygiene and hand-made items, plus personal letters of support, to Veterans, New Recruits, First Responders, Wounded Warriors, Care Givers and to individually named U.S. Service Members deployed overseas. Our mission is to lift the spirits and meet the evolving needs of the Military and First Responder communities, and provide volunteer opportunities for Americans to express their appreciation to all who serve our nation. Each package contains donated product valued at $75-100 and costs the […]


Helping Jewish Troops

My name is Lance Steiner.  I live in Yardley and am 12.   My Bar-Mitzvah Mitzvah Project is Hand-to-Hero where I send care packages to American Jewish Military Personnel who are deployed overseas. There’s an Army Mom who maintains a very current list of those who are in places like Iraq and Afghanistan and on ships.  There are a few Rabbis who are serving as well right alongside everyone else. She also provided us with the main point-of-contact for care packages to Lanstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany where those injured in combat first go to from Iraq and Afghanistan.  This is also the same […]