Founded in 1997, YEDID’s mission is to eradicate poverty in Israel by empowering Israelis to become self-sufficient and civically engaged members of society. To achieve this, YEDID runs a national network of 16 Citizen Rights Centers in underserved communities throughout Israel. Each month, thousands of low-income residents of Israel’s central and peripheral cities, towns, and villages turn to YEDID’s centers when they are struggling with issues such as obtaining affordable housing, securing public benefits, managing debt or legal issues, and finding employment. YEDID’s culturally sensitive services offer clients new opportunities to overcome poverty through workshops, trainings, and case management on an individual and family level.
Financial Inclusion 2020 provides free, comprehensive financial literacy and employment services through workshops, trainings, and one-on-one support to underserved Israelis throughout the country.
Founded in 1953, Yemin Orde works to help youth refocus their energies from daily struggle and survival to achieving success now and in the future. It envisions program graduates as self-reliant, socially responsible adults and educated participants in the workforce. Yemin Orde is home to 440 children ages 13-19 who are primarily immigrants from Ethiopia, the former Soviet Union, France and Brazil. It offers a wide array of programs including therapeutic, formal learning, Jewish learning, extracurricular activities and programs for graduates. In 2006, it launched the Village Way Educational Initiatives, a successful educational methodology that is now being used by 26 other educational communities working with thousands of at-risk youth nationwide.
The Therapeutic Treatment Center at Yemin Orde Youth Village program provides therapeutic care to at-risk teens who reside at Yemin Orde.
Founded in 2006 by Kenesset member and former Mayor, Amram Mitzna, The Yeruham Foundation’s major mission is to strengthen the people of Yeruham with an emphasis on its welfare population of 1,000 families (3,000 individuals) and to strengthen its education and school system.
The Portable Cement Shelters program will construct 40 portable cement shelters in the weakest neighborhoods of the Yeruham-Dimona area, and improve access to shelters for the elderly and people with special needs.
Established in 1978, Yeshiva Gedolah of Los Angeles offers a three-year high school program for young men, and a Beis Medrash Program for graduates. The school's purpose is to provide observant Jewish males in the Los Angeles community with an intense Jewish education as well as a high-level secular education. The school, located on Olympic Blvd., is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and the Bureau of Jewish Education of Greater Los Angeles.
The Community Center Construction of Second Building project will construct a two-story building to provide six additional classrooms, a computer lab, kitchen and dining room, additional storage, and 60 parking spots.
Yeshivath Torath Emeth Academy is an Orthodox preK-8th grade Jewish Day School in the Hancock Park neighborhood of Los Angeles. The school's mission is to provide students a thorough and well-balanced curriculum in Judaic and general studies. Judaic studies focus on the Torah and Talmud to impart religious observance and ethical practices for daily life, and general studies focus on mastery of academic skills and learning an historical and geographical framework for understanding the modern world.
The Junior High Girls Annex project will expand the girls' school building, adding new classrooms for an additional 120 girls, a combined auditorium/lunchroom, library, science lab, administrative offices and reception areas, and a 5,000 square foot play deck.
Founded in 1985, Youth Emerging Stronger (formers Los Angeles Youth Network) provides shelter and supportive services to runaway, homeless and foster youth through its group home, transitional living program, and emergency and transitional shelters, which house up to 52 youth at any one time. In 2008, YES began taking referrals from the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and since then, has provided shelter and supportive services to more than 2,500 foster youth. The organization’s YES High School runs in partnership with the Los Angeles Unified School District, addressing the educational challenges common to youth who have experienced multiple placements.
The Education and Enrichment Program helps hundreds of runaway, homeless, foster and former foster youth enroll in and persist in institutions of higher education.
Founded in 1977 and headquartered in Washington, DC, ZERO TO THREE promotes the health and development of infants and toddlers with the goal of enhancing their early social-emotional development. It translates research and knowledge - specifically information about the kinds of early experiences that help children thrive - into a range of practical tools and resources for use by the adults who influence the lives of children. This is done through training professionals, building networks of leaders, influencing policies and practices, and raising awareness of early childhood issues.
The Military Families Programs trains professionals who will then train other professionals, parents and caregivers on the impact of deployment and reintegration on young children.
Founded in 1977 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., ZERO TO THREE promotes the health and development of infants and toddlers with the goal of enhancing their early social-emotional development. It translates research and knowledge - specifically information about the kinds of early experiences that help children thrive - into a range of practical tools and resources for use by the adults who influence the lives of children. This is done through training professionals and building networks of leaders, influencing policies and practices, and raising awareness of early childhood issues.
The Parent Engagement Project partner with five organizations in Southeast LA to disseminate child development materials in Spanish and English to 2,500 parents and caregivers, helping them to promote their child’s growth, development, language, learning and school readiness.
YEDIDFinancial Inclusion 2020Economic Development
Yemin OrdeTherapeutic Treatment Center at Yemin Orde Youth VillageAt-Risk Youth
Yeruham FoundationPortable Cement SheltersEmergency Assistance
Yeshiva Gedolah of Los AngelesCommunity Center Construction of Second BuildingEducation
Yeshivath Torath Emeth AcademyJunior High Girls AnnexEducation
Youth Emerging StrongerEducation and Enrichment ProgramFoster Youth: College Access & Career Readiness
Zero to ThreeParent Engagement ProjectEarly Childhood
ZERO TO THREEMilitary Families ProgramsFinancial Literacy and Veterans