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  • Leket Israel

    Leket Israel

    Providing Nutrition Food To Israelis in Need

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  • Leket Israel

    Leket Israel

    Providing Nutrition Food To Israelis in Need

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  • Leket Israel

    Leket Israel

    Providing Nutrition Food To Israelis in Need

    Learn More

LEKET ISRAEL: A
JOURNEY OF GIVING

Leket Israel is the largest food bank in Israel, and has been a leader and an expert in food rescue nationwide since 2003. The organization sources, collects and redistributes fresh produce, which would otherwise be considered waste. This is done in an effort to aid the quarter of the country’s population that lives below the poverty line.

 

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LEKET:
MEANS TO GLEAN

Leket Israel Follows an Ancient Biblical Commandment which calls for farmers to leave any food which falls from the tree so the poor of israel can come and eat them for free. The word "Leket" means to Glean, we glean the fields across israel and get the food to those who need it most.

CHANGING LIVES

" If it wasn't for places like the soup kitchen and organizations like Leket Israel, I would be eating out of garbage pails."

- YITZHAK

WHAT OTHERS
ARE SAYING     Cheryl pic.png

“As Israel wrestles with the
highest poverty rates among
developed nations, the work of
Leket Israel in rescuing and distributing
food is a lifesaving endeavour that I highly
applaud.”

CHERYL WEBER, HOST, 100 HUNTLEY STREET TV

News Stories

British Jews Urged to Volunteer in Israel this Pesach

Jewish volunteers in Britain are being urged to consider a day or two of volunteering in Israel when they head off for some sun during Pesach. Read More

Spotlight on Partnerships: National Food Security Program

Food Security is a welfare approach designed to provide recipients with the resources and education to avoid hunger and escape the downward spiral of poverty. Read More

Spotlight on NPO Partner: Nevet Sandwich Program

In Israel today, many thousands of children of all ages attend school hungry, without having eaten breakfast and with no sandwich in their school bag. Read More

Spotlight on Rescue: Tonnes of Spuds for Israel's Needy

Last month, Leket Israel received a call that the Shikma farm in the Negev had a surplus of potatoes that could not be sold in the market. Read more

Leket Israel by the numbers

195

NON PROFIT PARTNERS

175,000

ISRAELIS FED WEEKLY

30,000,00

POUNDS OF FOOD GLEANED

57,000

VOLUNTEERS