Yad Sarah Volunteer Driver Evacuated Dozens with Disabilities. Revs On

‘It’s The Most Important Thing I Can Do Now,’ says Eliyahu Martziano of his volunteerism Yad Sarah volunteer driver Eliyahu (Eli) Marziano single-handedly evacuated dozens of individuals from the southern Israeli communities near the Gaza border in the initial days of war. During those dark days, Eli transversed roads with incessant rocket fire overhead in […]

3 Generations of Yad Sarah – The Yehuda Family

Aaron Yehuda is a Yad Sarah volunteer who lives in Jerusalem. His entire family is from Kiryat Shmona in Northern Israel, about three miles south of the border with Lebanon; his mother and sisters still live there. However, after war broke out following the October 7 onslaught, rocket and artillery attacks began in Northern Israel, […]

Yad Sarah Uplifts Family of Soldier Wounded in Gaza through Spirit of Chesed

Several weeks ago, Rivka’s world was shaken when her son, Moshe – along with six of his fellow IDF soldiers – was injured in a firefight with terrorists in Gaza. This was not the first time Moshe had defended Israel in direct combat in Gaza, having also served in 2014’s Operation Protective Edge. Now a […]

Yad Sarah Expands Operations to Support Rehabilitation of Over 2,500 IDF Soldiers, Reducing Stress on Healthcare System

The Jerusalem-based NGO has expanded its medical equipment lending and aid services to meet immediate & long-term rehabilitation needs JERUSALEM, Israel, January 10, 2024 – Yad Sarah, Israel’s leading volunteer-staffed organization and largest nongovernmental social and healthcare service provider, has expanded its operations to support the rehabilitation of over 2,500 soldiers – nearly half of […]

Yad Sarah Ashkelon: Standing Ground to Aid Southern Israel

With the war Hamas imposed upon Israel surpassing two months, rocket sirens and explosions still riddle the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon on a near-daily basis. Regarded as Israel’s “most targeted city,” Ashkelon has, since the atrocities of October 7, endured 1,380 rockets from Gaza – with some 200 landing and three hitting local hospital, […]

IDF Soldiers Return Yad Sarah Medical Equipment Looted from Kibbutzim by Hamas Terrorists

An exceptionally unusual request arrived at Yad Sarah’s Soldier Rehabilitation Unit on Dec. 20. A commander who had received help from our unit to provide his soldiers with multi-system equipment allowing them to be discharged from the hospital and recover at home with home hospitalization equipment, asked for our help on a different matter. He […]

Prayers in Times of War: Yad Sarah takes Evacuated Wheelchair Users to Western Wall

Amid the hardships of war, Yad Sarah volunteer drivers this week (November 6) transported a group of evacuates who use wheelchairs from the northern city of Kiryat Shmona to visit the Western Wall and deliver their prayers at the holiest site in Judaism. The volunteers drove the evacuees in the organization’s wheelchair-accessible vans. They departed […]

Yad Sarah’s Volunteer Mobile Dental Clinic Treats Evacuees in Eilat, Dead Sea

As part of Yad Sarah’s emergency campaign to extend humanitarian care to those affected by war, the organization’s Mobile Dental Clinic, has been operating as a dental clinic on-wheels accessible for the thousands of evacuees from combat zones and to those housebound due to wartime precautions. The Clinic’s volunteer dentists and field workers are operating […]

US-Born Volunteer Drives Aid to Refugees Amassed at Dead Sea Hotels

As Israel grapples with the fallout of war, New Jersey native Aryeh Berger, 30, is among the many new volunteers who’ve joined Yad Sarah as part of its nation-wide emergency relief efforts. Mere days after the October 7 onslaught by Hamas, Aryeh underwent immediate training as a driver for Yad Sarah’s nechnoit (wheelchair-accessible van) unit, […]

Despite Rockets, Veteran Yad Sarah Volunteer Dedicates His Service 24/7

Eyal Melamed drives humanitarian care to the embattled South and beyond on a daily basis Since the onset of the raging Israel-Hamas war, Yad Sarah volunteer driver Eyal Melamed has been tirelessly working around the clock to get critical medicines and medical services to those in Israel’s embattled South and beyond. Eyal’s unwavering commitment has […]

Since the Outbreak of the October 7th War, Yad Sarah’s Community Pharmacy Distributes Over Half A Million ILS Worth of Medicines Free of Charge Across Israel 

To meet heightened need for critical medicines, the nonprofit Briut Shava Lakol has: Allocated the equivalent of half a routine year’s stock within the first month of war Faced a 180% surge in demand for non-prescription drugs Played an outsized role in helping displaced individuals retrieve and fill prescriptions lost or forgotten in the chaos […]

Yad Sarah Extends Urgent Humanitarian Aid to Thousands as Israel Faces Long Journey of Healing and Rehabilitation

  ONE MONTH SINCE OCTOBER 7th ATTACKS:  Yad Sarah Extends Urgent Humanitarian Aid to Thousands as Israel Faces Long Journey of Healing and Rehabilitation Jerusalem, Israel – November 9, 2023 – Yad Sarah, Israel’s leading volunteer-staffed organization and largest nongovernmental social and healthcare service provider, today reported that its Emergency Relief Campaign has extended humanitarian […]