Kids Helping Kids Network

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Bar & Bat Mitzvah Projects

Share your simchah with Afikim’s children! Bar and Bat Mitvahs, anniversaries, and a host of other special events can greatly brighten the lives of disadvantaged Israeli youngsters – We’ll be delighted to discuss ways you can celebrate your simchah by contributing gifts for Afikim’s children as well.

When you come to Israel, we look forward to your visit of the centers and seeing Afikim in action. Groups are encouraged to volunteer for several hours – just let us know the details in advance, roll up your sleeves, and we’ll coordinate an activity that will benefit the wonderful kids of Afikim.
To get started on your own project to benefit disadvantaged Israeli children-at-risk at Afikim, pleas contact

Kids Helping Kids Projects:

Project: Kitchen & Nutrition Course

By: Emma K., NY
Goal: Help children learn the basics of cooking and educate them in nutrition.

Project: Animal Therapy Centers

By: Scott & Matt Sandler, NY
Goal: Enable Afikim children to help care for animals in a controlled animal therapy room in the Afikim center in Kiryat Malachi.

Project: Hailey Goldberg Reading Initiative

By: Hailey Goldberg, NJ
Goal: Establish libraries in the Afikim centers and provide age-appropriate books and other reading materials for the children of Afikim.

Project: Wandering Notes

By: Rebecca Mandel, NJ
Goal: Provide music opportunities for children at Afikim centers.

Project: Sports Registry

By: Zach Guttman, NY
Goal: Purchase sports equipment for children of Netzach Israel Middle School in Kiryat Malachi, Israel.

Project: Hannah Scherl’s Miracle of Lights

By: Hannah Scherl, NJ
Goal: Sell 10,000 boxes of candles to bring the miracle of Chanukah to Afikim.

Project: Multimedia Room

By: David Rice, NJ
Goal: Dedicate multimedia rooms to help educate children at the Afikim centers.

Project: Ahuva’s Afikim Clothing Drive

By: Ahuva Fried, NY
Goal: Collect clothing for the children of Afikim.

Project: An act of Beauty

By: the Merker, Kahana and Hyman families, NY
Goal: Support Afikim programming in Jerusalem.

Project: Amalia’s Bat Mitzvah Magic Corner

By: Amalia Lawrence, Jerusalem
Goal: Build an exciting game center in the Afikim learning center in Jerusalem.

We need your help!

Love, joy & happiness – these are the gifts the children receive at the Afikim center. Not to mention – attention, kindness, a comforting atmosphere, academic help and, of course, a warm meal.