All across the country, Israeli kids and teens are celebrating the beginning of a long, sweet summer vacation. They’ll spend it with their friends in summer camps, at the pool or by the beach, go to music concerts, and have a great time camping or vacationing abroad. But not all kids in Israel are as fortunate.
50 at-risk kids at the Ben Yakir Youth Village also want a normal, enjoyable summer. Behind the term “at-risk youth” there are scores of painful personal stories. There are names and faces that demand our intervention, attention and care. The kids at Ben Yakir come from complicated backgrounds, and many of them don’t have a home to go back to. They’ll stay at the village and get the same warm and safe environment they get throughout the year – but to give them a truly beneficial summer, and engage them in a variety of fun, empowering activities – we need your help.
With your help, we can give the Ben Yakir kids a summer to remember. A summer that will keep them off the street and way from trouble. You now have the chance, with just one small donation, to help give these kids a 5-week summer camp filled with fun and enriching activities, as well as the chance to catch up with school material.
How can you help? Just click here to donate now. Donations can be made until July 1. 100% of your donation will go towards the Ben Yakir Summer Camp. Each donation comes with a gift as a token of our appreciation.