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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

Food Waste: Why Are Two Million Israelis Hungry?

At the moment, tons of produce is destroyed for a host of economic reasons; with the proposed Food Donation Act we hope food rescue will be a priority. Read More

Reflection: What is an Attitude of "Graftitude"?

As Christians we have been given the opportunity to share in the spiritual blessings God has given to the Jews but this is not a one way street… Read More

Spotlight on Partnerships: From the IDF to Youth at Risk

Leket Israel has initiated partnerships with five last-chance high schools to provide youth at risk with daily nutritious meals from IDF bases and hotels. Read More

Rudy Giuliani Visits Leket Israel’s Logistics Center

Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani visited Leket Israel, one of the Jewish state’s largest food rescue and redistribution operations. 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