Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) is a national childhood cancer foundation dedicated to raising funds for research into new treatments and cures for all children battling cancer. Since our inception in 2005, ALSF has raised over $150 million to fund more than 800 cutting-edge childhood cancer research projects at 120 top hospital locations in the US and Canada.
Jordan River Village is a free, year-round, overnight camp for children in Israel with life-threatening and chronic illnesses. Located in Israel’s Galilee, the Village welcomes all Israelis including Jews, Muslims, Christians, Druze, and Bedouins; wealthy and poor; religious and secular. The Village provides a fun-filled, memorable, and medically safe environment for all children to celebrate life.
Bnei Akiva is at the forefront of Religious Zionist education for youth, by youth. We have chapters across the United States, Canada, and the world over. Bnei Akiva school–year and summer educational programming takes participants and members from childhood through the college years.
Boys Town Jerusalem is one of Israel’s premier institutions for educating the country’s next generation of leaders in the fields of technology, commerce, education, the military and public service. Since its founding in 1948, BTJ has pursued its mission of turning young boys from limited backgrounds into young men with limitless futures. From Junior High through the College level, the three part curriculum at Boys Town – academic, technological and torah – is designed to turn otherwise disadvantaged Israeli youth into productive citizens of tomorrow. Boys Town’s 18 acre campus is a home away from home for its 900+ students. More than 7,000 graduates hold key positions throughout Israeli society.
Breaking the Chain Through Education is a non-profit organization that aims to eradicate child slave trafficking in Ghana. So far they have rescued and continue to educate 76 children who were formerly trafficked as slaves in Ghana’s fishing industry.
Camp Sunshine provides retreats combining respite, recreation and support, while enabling hope and promoting joy, for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families through the various stages of a child’s illness. Camp Sunshine has the distinction of having been designed to serve the entire family in a retreat model. The program is offered year round and is free of charge to families and includes; on-site medical support, meals, lodging, activities, entertainment, etc. Travel assistance is also available.
Chai Lifeline is an international organization that services families with children with medical needs. Chai Lifeline strives to find ways to bring joy to the lives of the young patients and their families through creative, innovative, and effective family-centered programs, activities, and services; engender hope and optimism in children, families, and communities; educate and involve communities in caring for ill children and their families; provide unparalleled support throughout the child’s illness, recovery, and beyond; offer all services free of charge to ensure that every family has access to the programs it needs; embody the ideals of compassion, kindness, and caring for others inherent in Jewish culture and life.
Chai Lifeline New Jersey assists families dealing with serious illness.
Children of Promise, NYC works to embrace children of incarcerated parents and empower them to break the cycle of intergenerational involvement in the criminal justice system. Our innovative model was developed to address the specific emotional trauma that can be triggered by losing a parent to incarceration. CPNYC is the only agency in NYC that co-locates a licensed mental health clinic with an after-school program and summer day camp, seamlessly providing access to therapeutic services and youth development all under one roof.
Children’s Aid and Family Services preserves, protects and, when needed, provides vulnerable children and families.