August Tzedakah Box Supports Yad Riva
Our August tzedakah donations will benefit Yad Riva, the legal arm of Yad Sarah. Yad Sarah, the largest volunteer-staffed organization in Israel, provides a vital array of compassionate health and home care services for the elderly and disabled, including its extensive Lending Service for medical equipment. Yad Riva provides free legal assistance to all elders in Israel, who face problems including elder abuse, financial exploitation, disability, property concerns, family conflict and access to benefits such as health care and adequate housing. Legal assistance is provided to the homebound in their own homes or in assisted living facilities, with translation into several languages, including Russian, Amharic, Arabic and English. By providing services at no cost to the client, Yad Riva ensures that this vulnerable population has equal access to protection under the law. Yad Riva services are conducted by a network of over 100 volunteers (primarily attorneys) across 25 cities in Israel, reaching thousands of people each year. A telephone hotline for older people and their advocates offers quick responses to questions about rights of the elderly.
Your generous donations will help needy elders realize their rights, reclaim their self-respect, and overcome abusive situations. Learn more about Yad Riva.
To make an online donation, visit the Beth Am Give page and select "Tzedakah Box" from the list of funds (click magnifying glass to see list of funds). Or, your donations may be placed in any of the tzedakah boxes on the Beth Am campus (in the Sanctuary foyer, Beit Kehillah or Administrative Office). If you prefer to make your donation by check, please make it payable to Congregation Beth Am and mail to: Congregation Beth Am, Attn: Tzedakah Box - Yad Riva, 26790 Arastradero Road, Los Altos Hills, CA 94022. Thank you for your support!