The reception for the Kinder Kits was overwhelming. The Rabbi could not believe the generosity and care in organization that had been put into making the Kinder Kits. I spent a few minutes describing the program. He was in disbelief when I quoted our explosion of growth and the means by which we attain our […]
Day 4 Haiti We had yet another wonderful day. I must tell you that as I write there is a tremendous thunderstorm – the first rains I’ve experienced here so far. Our morning began with a meeting with our partner Food For the Poor (FFTP) Haiti. Ve’ahavta is working with FFTP Canada to facilitate four […]
Another incredible day. With each day, with each hour, I find my perspective shifting. I am realizing, for example, that while during my first few days here it seemed as though very little has happened here in terms of cleanup since the earthquake, I have been noticing a lot of activity on the streets revolving […]
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In the past month our volunteers and staff have packed and delivered over 1,500 Kinder Kits to local partners in the GTA. Here is a testimonial from a volunteer that completed a delivery of sponsored Kinder Kits: The reception for the Kinder Kits was overwhelming. The Rabbi could not believe the generosity and care in organization […]
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I am so excited to tell you about our first real day in Haiti. It has been so full and we have covered a lot of ground. We started with an early breakfast and in the light of the morning sun I glanced at the pool and saw what I had missed last night – […]
What a day. Wake up in the morning in my house in Toronto, my daughter asleep beside me still. Last minute packing before the cab arrives with Alison to take us to the airport. It seems strange to be going to Haiti. Neither of us had been and we had no idea what to expect. […]
The Ve’ahavta Street Academy (VSA) wrapped up today. Our students graduated. VSA, is a school for those who are homeless or near homeless. Ve’ahavta (www.vehavta.org) launched it at the end of June and it has been running until today (August 19th). Essentially VSA is an environment where we taught life skills (writing, finances, health and […]
Ve’ahavta: The Canadian Jewish Humanitarian and Relief Committee is working quickly to develop a Jewish response to the crisis through a Pakistan Flood Relief Fund. A direct supply of aid and donor-supported relief projects have commenced based on the Jewish principle of Tikun Olam by providing life-saving food, clothing, medicine, and other resources as directed […]