Our Global Work

Providing Food, Medicine and Fun for Elderly Women in Ukraine

Elderly women attend a day club at Federation partner’s Hesed Menachem Jewish Welfare Center in Dnepropetrovsk, which runs social and cultural activities and provides food, medical care and winter relief to 7,000 seniors.

Around-the-Clock Care for Ukraine's Most Vulnerable

Elderly patients visit a medical clinic at the Beit Baruch center in Dnepropetrovsk. Thanks to support from Federations, the center provides around-the-clock healthcare, food and shelter to Ukraine's most vulnerable Jewish seniors.

Leaving Retirement to Help Fellow Refugees

Roman Dubovskoy was a retired psychologist living comfortably with his wife, four children, and in-laws at their home in Lugansk, Ukraine when fighting erupted last August. Suddenly, they were forced to flee  231 miles to Zaporozhye, where all eight of them now must live together under one …

Safety From Fear and Violence

When fighting broke out in Donetsk, Ukraine between the government and separatist forces last year, Raisa Libenson believed she and her family would be safe at home.

It wasn’t until a mortar shell tore through the walls and furniture of her apartment, leaving the 78-year-old temporarily d…

No Village Too Remote

“Why did every house crumble?” Surveying the destruction around him, even a mason like Dunnbahabur couldn’t quite fathom the totality of the damage the earthquakes brought to Bhumlichowk, his village in Nepal. In the neighborhood where he lives with his wife and four children, all 20 h…

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