Making good progress, GIFT EMERGENCY APPEAL - URGENT SUPPORT INITIATIVES RESPONSE TO COVID 19 has reached 25% of the target!
GIFT EMERGENCY APPEAL - URGENT SUPPORT INITIATIVES RESPONSE TO COVID 19
With your generous support, since coronavirus developed, GIFT has in the last 10 weeks:
- Given out over 6500+ catered ready-to-go meals for most needy.
- Given over 150 educational sessions online to Schools, Synagogues and Youth Groups
- Provided hundreds of hot lunches for children on free lunch programmes in schools across London (GIFT was approached by schools to help)
- Created a free virtual tutoring club online, with over 240 pairs, pairing students from year 11-university who are available to tutor in a range of different subjects.
- Taken an increase of 25% of new referrals from Jami, Jewish Care, Kisharon, Norwood, & now supporting over 340+ households each week with food and practical support.
- Provided over 900+ Pesach food packages
- £94,600 worth of packages since mid March.
- Responded to 3600+ requests for help in essential shopping or picking up prescriptions for those isolating.
- GIFT has partnered with Barnet Hospital and NHSOS to distribute 4200 NHS packages to NHS staff and care homes, over 36,000 items. (All goods donated)
- Countless phone calls to the elderly and vulnerable.
- Over 1000 personalised cards written to elderly.
- Delivered many United Synagogue packages for Pesach to congregants they were unable to reach.
- Helped make Pesach seder and Shavuot packs for Kisharon residents.
- Have created free online education sessions, live and pre-recorded, and activities. www.jgift.org/education/online
People often give charity in multiples of 18 as it is the numerical value of LIFE.
Today we ask you to think similarly.
Giving generously today is literally giving LIFE to many of those in desperate need of our help.
Please do what you can now and we wish you and your family Lechaim! To Life!
GIFT EMERGENCY APPEAL - URGENT SUPPORT INITIATIVES RESPONSE TO COVID 19 has received a donation, donate to this cause to help reach the fundraising target!
GIFT EMERGENCY APPEAL - URGENT SUPPORT INITIATIVES RESPONSE TO COVID 19 has launched a fundraising campaign, show your support with a donation!