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March 27th, 2019

Volunteer Spotlight: Daniel Koweity

For 14 years, an exceptional volunteer has been working on behalf of Meir Panim. Daniel Koweity of Long Island, New York first got involved with the organization after receiving a letter describing widespread poverty in Israel and the work Meir Panim has been doing to combat this issue. Inspired to help, he met with local staff in Brooklyn and started distributing Meir Panim tzedakah boxes at local businesses. “My goal was to raise $1,000 - in a few months I had raised $1,700,” Koweity sai...
June 25th, 2015

Toronto Family Gives Back to Israelis in Need During Family Trip

Meir Panim Provides Toronto Family Chance to Give Back to Israel’s Needy A family of six from Toronto donated their morning to volunteering for Meir Panim’s “restaurant-style” soup kitchen serving hundreds of Israel’s poor daily in Jerusalem. The Benattars were in Israel on a nine-day trip celebrating their son Josh’s Bar Mitzvah and wanted to use the opportunity to give back. “Whenever we travel, we like to do something within the community to help,” Josh’s mother Brenda explained a...