Olim Fund of the Land of Israel

 

Monthly distributions May-June, 2010

 

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Family Size

Location

Monthly Income

Overview of Situation Funded

†† Gift

 

2

 

Kiriat-Shmona

 

$1054

This pensioner couple paid off their mortgage after many years of sacrifice but they didnít have long to celebrate. All of their pipes had rusted out and had to be replaced with no insurance coverage. The Fund has covered about one third of this huge expense with this gift.

 

$933

 

1

 

Ashdod

 

$411

This 55 year old divorced woman has never recovered from her teen age sonís drug related suicide. She remains profoundly depressed and is unable to seek employment. She is now suffering from extensive dental pain and needs urgent care which will provided by this gift.

 

$800

 

2

 

Ashdod

 

$160

This man in his early fifties with a younger wife of child bearing age after many years of trying managed to achieve conception through medical assistance. Their joy was immediately shattered when he was fired from his well paying job and is now frantically looking for another. In the meantime, she is working part time as a care giver. This gift will pay their current rent and thus stave off threatened eviction.

 

$640

 

1

 

Ashdod

 

$1066

This 93 year old veteran of WWII is confined to an electric wheel chair. He is partly supported by his only son, however between them they are unable to fund some urgently needed dental care that is causing him considerable pain. This will be his first dental care in more than twenty years.

 

$800

 

3

 

Tiberias

 

$1387

This couple in their mid thirties with a six year old child have been forced to move from their furnished apartment to a completely unfurnished one. Hence, they urgently need full furnishings and have asked the Fund for funding of a double and a single bed with mattresses. It so happens that we (the Fischers) have been planning to replace a like new double bed with a futon, thus, we are proving this bed as a gift. The Fund will provide the other single bed.

 

$400

 

8

 

Askelon

 

$1081

The father of these six young children is working part time and is urgently seeking additional employment. The mother must remain at home to care for the children. This gift will provide a monthís rent and some food for the family as they make every effort to improve their situation.

 

$800

 

2

 

Katzrin

 

$937

This couple in their early 40ís will move into a less expensive apartment when their current lease expires in another month. She is disabled and unable to work and his income is insufficient to cover their normal living expenses and they have thus fallen on hard times. This gift will cover a monthís rent and food.

 

$800

 

1

 

Haifa

 

$400

This 37 year old librarian suffered a severe eye problem requiring extensive medical treatment. In the process, she lost her job, along with her health insurance and thus has been forced to cover these expenses herself. This gift will see her through this difficult time and she will soon be able to seek new employment.

 

$800

 

1

 

Tiberias

 

$807

This 50 year old single woman marginally subsists from her work as an artist. She now seeks to establish a B&B in her apartment to help cover her expenses. This gift will repair a broken air conditioner and purchase a small refrigerator r\for her future guests.

 

$933

 

3

 

Jerusalem

 

$650

This family of three is urgently preparing to relocate to the Galilee to find a better employment situation and less expensive living costs. They are currently unable to meet even their most minimum living expenses. This gift will cover a monthís rent and utilities.

 

$853

 

8

 

Poriyya

 

$800

The father of this large family works as a self employed carpenter and the mother must remain at home with the young children. Both parents and the older children are in desperate need of dental care. The Fund has taken this situation on as a continuing monthly grant until all of the most urgent needs have been satisfied.

 

$800

 

2

 

Haifa

 

$933

The husband of this pensioner couple in their 8oís has severe dental problems and needs full mouth dentures. This work will be provided by our very low cosr affiliated clinic in Haifa.

 

$800

 

 

 

 

Total Distributions

 

 

$9,359