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News & Training Tips - Charity Tuesday

Check out these fantastic charities to inspire you to sign up this #charitytuesday

 

Do you want your charity to be involved? Contact Neil Taylor at Maccabi GB on 020 8457 2333 or neil@maccabigb.org

 

AJR - Association of Jewish Refugees

AJR provides social, welfare and care services to Jewish victims of Nazi oppression who live in Great Britain. Approximately 70,000 Refugees arrived in Great Britain from Nazi-occupied Europe in the late 1930s. They were joined by survivors of the Holocaust at the end of the Second World War. AJR offers its membership to survivors spouses, children and grandchildren. As well as the care services, AJR offers opportunities for members to socialise and enjoy entertainment within their local area. Also, AJR are committed to ensurign that future generations learn about the holocaust by providing educational support and resources to projects.

 

Chai Cancer Care

Chai Cancer Care provides comprehensive, professional and expert services to any member of the Jewish community affected by cancer - patients, their families and friends. Clients can attend different sites within the UK to receive services. Chai Cancer Care also provides telephone counselling and advice services for those people who are unable to reach a site. Chai assist clients when accessing NHS or social services care to ensure that they reach the optimum services available. There is no waiting list and Chai will ensure that they respond immediately with support.

 

Jewish Deaf Association

Jewish Deaf Association’s vision is of a world where there are no barriers to communication and understanding between deaf and hearing people where there is full respect, inclusion and equality. JDA aim to inform, support and educate by improving access, independence, equality and inclusion for people with a hearing loss. Therefore, breaking down the barrier between deaf and hearing people. JDS supports people with all levels of hearing loss by reducing social exclusion and isolation, increasing participation within the community, providing a culturally appropriate environment and activity programme for Jewish clients and giving them increased access to information and services.

 

Kisharon

Kisharon supports both adults and children within the community who have complex and profound learning disabilities so they can progress, achieve independence and enjoy life. Kisharon offers lifelong learning by teaching life skills and giving greater independence to those it helps. Kisharon’s outreach work creates valuable disability awareness and changes peoples perceptions of those with learning difficulties. As well as providing a safe future for those in the community who are most vulnerable, they also provide a nurturing Jewish environment including sourcing work placements for those in the community that they work with.

 

Nightingale Hammerson

Nightingale Hammerson is an independent charity which offers a range of services tailored to meet the needs of every resident. Nightingale Hammerson run 3 homes in London and are one of the Jewish community’s leading providers of care for older people. They provide high quality, holistic care in a safe and stimulating environment. Each Nightingale House provides residential, nursing and dementia care and accommodates 170 residents. They ensure that all individuals receive attention all day, every day.

 

World Jewish Relief

World Jewish Relief are committed to helping every generation escape from poverty and prejudice wherever they live. They support the worlds poorest Jewish communities by providing a powerful and practical response to poverty in three key areas of work. They create opportunities by giving people the chance to support their families, help them to find a job, receive income, become self reliant and escape poverty. They support older people who have lived through the Holocaust and Communism by meeting their emotional and physical needs. Also, they respond to major disasters by providing emergency relief and longer term recovery efforts.

 

 

Sue Harris Trust

Sue Harris was a Law student who died in 1997, aged 34, despite a campaign in which thousands were screened in the hope of finding a bone marrow match to her rare tissue type. Sue Harris began her campaign to find her bone marrow donor and today, the trust continues the work of her campaign to seek people within the community who can provide a life saving option for those suffering from leukaemia or a blood cancer. The Sue Harris Trust also continues to help many other patients of all backgrounds, from all over the world in their search for a donor. 

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