When you come and visit Israel, make a difference!
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While you visit there are VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES! with the http://www.jaffainstitute.org/
The Jaffa Institute runs over 37 different projects which assist thousands of severely disadvantaged children and their families at a number of different sites. Interactive group activities as well as site visits can be arranged for individuals and groups of various sizes. We welcome you to our site so that you can meet and touch the lives of the children we help.
Interactive Group Activities
Food Distribution Center
Visitors to the Jaffa Institute Food Distribution Center can volunteer their time by helping out in the warehouse or helping to prepare packages for the next food delivery.
Help prepare sandwiches for over 1,000 Israeli school children as part of the Jaffa Institute’s ‘Sandwich for Every Child Program’ – this program runs during term time and starts at 5 AM.
Moadoniot/ After School Activities Centers
Five days a week and during the summer holiday, hundreds of at-risk youth are transported daily from Jaffa’s local elementary schools to the Jaffa Institute’s Activity Centers (South Jaffa, Jaffa D, Bat-Yam, & Neve Ofer) for a broad spectrum of wholesome educational and recreational programs. Visitors get the chance to interact with our youngsters and participate in some of the activities. These include: Arts and crafts, music, sport games, checkers tournaments, board and word games, and gardening projects at the various program sites.