breast cancer

Empowering the Periphery

Empowering the Periphery

The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) Empowering the Periphery The Lemonade Fund Empowering the Periphery program provides additional funds to recipients of emergency financial relief grants for Israeli citizens with breast and other cancers who live in Israel’s...

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Seasonal E-Greeting Cards

Seasonal E-Greeting Cards

  Twice a year, the Lemonade Fund invites supporters to send meaningful e-cards in honor of the Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashana) and in lieu of Mishloach Manot for Purim. The proceeds of the e-cards go directly to support emergency financial aid for Israeli breast...

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Profiles in Courage – July 2018

When both spouses have cancer... Y., a 50 year old secretary from Haifa, is married with two adult children. Her husband, a machine operator, is currently being treated for lymphoma. In the midst of taking care of him, Y. was diagnosed with breast cancer and now, she,...

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September – A Simple Formula

No one should have to be very ill and very poor at the same time. If you're sick, you shouldn't be worrying about how you can't afford to put food on the table or pay your electric bill. The ESRA Lemonade Fund gives one-time emergency financial grants to the neediest...

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Profiles in Courage – June 2016

We at the Lemonade Fund often see how cancer can devastate a family financially in no time. E., a 73 year old Russian immigrant, lives with her unmarried daughter in a small apartment in a development town in the south. Until E. was diagnosed with Stage 4 breast...

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Profiles in Courage and a Passover Recipe

Friends of the Lemonade Fund:   Been out of touch but very busy! The Lemonade Fund,www.lemonadefund.org, has been helping Israeli women with breast cancer at an increased pace since our last update. The following are profiles of some of the women who have received...

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January 2014 – Profiles in Courage

C., 45, is a single woman from a small town in the Negev with a history of schizophrenia and heart disease. She moved to Israel from the former Soviet Union in the early 1990's and has been living in subsidized housing on disability assistance. A recent diagnosis of...

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