Not only did the recent snow storm in Jerusalem fail to deter the Meir-Panim soup kitchen from conducting its usual routine, the dedicated staff provided hot meals in advance so that the needy could stay warm in body and spirit.
The Association for the Wellbeing of Israel’s Soldiers (AWIS), director of the IDF Lone Soldier Project in the Kibbutz Movement and Power of Giving branches in Haifa and Yokneam joined forces to surprise an IDF lone soldier by renovating and furnishing his apartment.
Last week, in honor of Shabbat, the children in the after-school club in Meir Panim’s Safed branch baked challot and prepared Havdalah items. They brought their handiwork home so their families could also benefit from the club’s creative programming.
One and a half years after providing comprehensive aid in northern Israel during the Second Lebanon War, the Israel Together coalition members have joined forces once again to support residents on the front line, this time in Gaza periphery towns.
In the recent cold winter months, many needy people have appealed to Meir Panim-Power of Giving for blankets and warm clothing.