June 19th, 2019
In preparing for her eldest son's Bar Mitzvah, Anat Avigad was looking for something to make the experience more meaningful and hands-on for her rising 13-year-old Lotan. As a resident in the Arava region in the south of Israel, volunteer opportunities were limited and with the help of some internet research, she found Meir Panim Dimona, still a 45-minute drive from their home.
Anat was so impressed after her conversation with Nissim our branch manager, that she decided to bring Lotan, and...
June 19th, 2019
This week, our Dimona branch welcomed two groups of volunteers. Students from the Yerucham local high school, Dracha were joined by soldiers from the local IDF training base- Ir Habadim. The volunteers spent time together preparing and chopping produce (humongous squash alert!), cleaning and organizing, as well as spending some quality time with our Holocaust Survivors program.
The young adults had a great day, a fun and meaningful change of pace, and really enjoyed getting to know some of...
June 17th, 2019
So appreciative to the outstanding group of young adults that have been volunteering at our Dimona branch throughout the school year. The members of the group live in a nearby town in the South of Israel, each week they bring produce that had been donated from their local farms. Our clients in Dimona enjoyed spending time each week, with this wonderful group of volunteers-- and eating their delicious produce!
June 12th, 2019
Miriam Says THANKS!
Thank you to all of the generous individuals who donated to our Shavuot campaign.
Your support helped Meir Panim staff and volunteers package thousands of holiday food boxes
to struggling families all over Israel.
June 10th, 2019
Last week the Nir Am Youth Center in Sderot, hosted a very special evening. Branch Manager, Tair organized a woodworking class for people with special needs and the Deputy Mayor joined.
This is a great example of how the center is really so much more than a place for teens to "hang out" but a community asset which affects the whole community. It was a great way for the teens to be exposed to different kinds of people and see how special the center is that they have, and the opportunities t...