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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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Eight Years…

Every year at about this time, in mid July, I am stopped in my tracks for a few days. It is now eight years since life changed so remarkably for me.  On July 18, 2010, I went for what I thought would be a routine mammogram. No reason to worry; no symptoms, no family...

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Profiles in Courage – May 2016

M. and her husband, a gentle couple in their mid-sixties, recently made aliyah from South America. Despite their limited Hebrew, they found jobs and were doing well. Within the last year, M.'s husband was laid off from his job and M. discovered a lump and was...

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December 2013 – Profiles in Courage

Y., is a married, 39-year-old mother of four from the center of the country. She was just diagnosed with recurrent breast cancer, this time in the form of metastases to her lungs. To make her story that much more difficult, her oldest son was just diagnosed with...

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November 2013 Profilee, A., Has Passed Away

The Lemonade Fund received a call from A.'s social worker today telling us that she had died. (Story of A., our November 2013 Profilee is copied below.) Rarely have we been as struck by an applicant, and I stood still and cried. A.'s sister is taking care of A's...

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Summer Volunteer Opportunity for Teenagers

This is a position that can be done in the comfort of your own home, alone or with friends, using a screen, even Facebook! The Lemonade Fund has pages of content, on our website and Facebook page, written in simple English, that need to be translated into Hebrew. (On...

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Nina's Story

Her youngest child committed suicide while in the army. Two other children are mentally handicapped. One of these children was adopted by a family in Jerusalem when Nina became unable to care for him. Her adult daughter helps her, but she is a widow herself, with four...

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