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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

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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

Spotlight on Partnerships: Ort Beit Ha’arava High School

The school works to instill the values of giving back in its students and regularly brings them to volunteer harvesting vegetables for the needy. Read More

Spotlight on Partnerships: The Knesset and Israel Electric Company

With the start of the New Year, the Knesset began donating the surplus food from their staff cafeteria to the Nitzav Refael soup kitchen in Jerusalem. Read More

Food Waste Cooking Workshop Featured in Israeli Media

Turkish-French-Jewish chef Sibel Pinto gave an exclusive workshop using the parts of fruits and vegetables that would normally be thrown away. Read More

MK Meirav Ben-Ari Visits Ra'anana Logistics Center

Member of Knesset expressed admiration for the dozens of volunteers preparing rescued produce for delivery to the needy throughout Israel. 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