START SOMETHING VERY SPECIAL AND CHOOSE TO BECOME SOMEONE'S NEW GRANDCHILD TODAY. DO NOT WAIT!

OUR MISSION

About Us

Adopt-A-Safta is a nonprofit initiative that pairs young adult Internationals and Israelis with survivors of the Shoah who feel lonely. Working off of the Big Brother/Big Sister model, our young volunteers "adopt" a grandmother or grandfather in Israel that is in need of love and attention. Our goal is to train as many volunteers as possible and to connect these two communities; young adults seeking to make meaningful contributions, and the Survivors in need of warmth and connection, while we still are blessed with the presence of this holy generation.

OUR VISION

At Adopt-A-Safta we do not believe that any citizen should ever wait for the government to act on issues of such historical importance. Shoah Survivors are an invaluable treasure to our country, our people and our world. It our our honor to learn from them and help them age with dignity and respect. Our incredible community of young adult Internationals and Israelis offer another invaluable resource. This cohort embodies the values of social justice, volunteerism, and activism. Combining these two populations, we create a beautiful social infrastructure that provides a network of support, friendship, inter-generational communication and commitment to the preservation of memory. Don't wait for permission, don't wait another day. Make a difference now.

OUR PARTNERS

Adopt-A-Safta is generously supported by the Am Yisrael Foundation and incredible private donors like YOU!

 

We operate through many valued strategic partnerships with both governmental and nonprofit entities. We thank our partners: Municipalities of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv-Yafo, Adam & Rebekah Neumann, WeWork, Stein Family Foundation, Jewish National Fund, Sephardic Home for the Aged Foundation, Maccabi Healthcare Services, The Claims Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, Foundation for the Benefit of Holocaust Victims in Israel, The Israel Forever Foundation, Reuth Medical Center, ROI Community, Dor L'Dor, Cafe Europa, and many more...

© 2016 Adopt-A-Safta                                             Thanks to the generous support of the Am Yisrael Foundation

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