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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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Profiles in Courage, May 2014

B., 53, from Sderot, is very ill. She has breast cancer that has metastasized throughout her body, and she will probably stop all treatment soon and enter hospice. Her only income comes from Bituach Leumi (National Insurance) and amounts to NIS 4300/month. The family...

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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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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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November 2013- Profiles in Courage

The Lemonade Fund had a record number of applicants in November. Many stories, but one stands out in singular sadness and bravery: A. is a 32 year old mother of three young children living in the center of the country. She is of Ethiopian Jewish descent, and was...

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A thank you from a Lemonade Fund Grant recipient

To the Lemonade Fund: My name is I.Z. I made aliyah (moved to Israel) with my mother, in 1995. I met and had a relationship with a man after arriving. It was a mistake, but out of this relationship a son was born to me in 1997, and his name is T. The father of the boy...

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