Providing Israelis in need with food packages and daily meals enables them to focus on long term solutions for the future.
Research has shown that chronic malnutrition can cause long-term issues like heart disease, diabetes, and osteoporosis, as well as emotional distress in the form of anxiety and depression.
Worst of all, persistent hunger is all-consuming, requiring a person to focus their energy on finding immediate relief rather than building a better future for themselves.
Haunted by the traumas of war and physical injuries, he grappled with providing for his family.
Meir Panim emerged as a ray of light, addressing the families’ basic needs with dignity and compassion.
In Meir Panim, Maurice found more than aid – he found a friend and ally in his ongoing battle.
Meir Panim’s Solution:
At Meir Panim, we aim to alleviate the pressing need for food for all Israelis living in poverty.
Across the country we work to provide Meals-on-Wheels, special meals for children, food shopping cards and challah for shabbat.
Additionally, our Restaurant-Style Soup Kitchens provide roughly 1,000,000 quality meals annually to impoverished Israelis across the country in a comfortable dining setting.
Empowerment is part of our 75 year goal to eradicate poverty in Israel.
To learn more about our other pillars and our approach to ending poverty