IsraAID US

Amount: 
$250,000
Year: 
2018
Field of Interest: 
Israel Advocacy
Program Name: 
IsraAID Humanitarian Professional Network
Grant Type: 
Cutting Edge
Organization Description: 

Incorporated in 2013 with its first office opened in San Francisco in 2016, IsraAID US financially supports IsraAID in Israel, builds bridges between Americans and Israelis, and promotes the humanitarian work of the organization worldwide. IsraAID was established in 2001 to provide emergency relief for populations around the world affected by natural disasters, epidemics, and post conflict situations.

Grant Purpose: 

IsraAID Humanitarian Professional Network introduces Los Angeles Jews to IsraAID and trains young Jewish professionals to deploy on its international aid missions, where they can carry out their Jewish values and engage with Israel through providing emergency relief around the world. Through this process, IsraAID builds a community of like-minded individuals interested in global humanitarian awareness.