Charity

Billy Crystal
Billy Crystal to join Jewish orgs in raising a glass to first responders

Crystal, the comic who starred in movies such as “When Harry Met Sally,” in the 1980s coined the phrase “You look mahvelous” as Fernando, an oleaginous nightlife host on “Saturday Night Live.”

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
19/05/2020
Jewish crowdfunding sites raise millions of dollars for COVID-19 victims

Donors have chipped in nearly $850,000 via the Chesed Fund for Yerachmiel “Rick” Beilis, a 52-year-old father of four from Chicago who died of the coronavirus on April 4.

By BEN HARRIS/JTA
19/05/2020
US college student spends 11 hours a day shopping to help families

Kaila Zimmerman-Moscovitch, a college student managing a full course load and two part-time jobs, has been spending 11 hours per day to help hers and other families in the Chicago Jewish community.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
16/05/2020
Dubai turns world's tallest building into coronavirus charity box

Each of the tower's 1.2 million external lights was 'sold' for 10 dirhams ($2.70), enough to buy one meal.

By REUTERS
12/05/2020
El Al Boeing 777 258 ER
Plane delayed to deliver medicine to an Israeli who resides in Ukraine

An Israeli who lives in Odessa was able to get the director of Ben-Gurion Airport to help him obtain a much-needed medicine.

By JOSH ARONSON/ MAARIV
04/05/2020
Parks and Rec reunion episode rakes in nearly $3 million in aid relief

Before the pandemic, 1 in 7 Americans relied on food banks, according to Feeding America. Now, demand has doubled or even tripled at many organizations.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
02/05/2020
Hundred of prayer shawls arrive after Hebrew Free Burial puts out call

Less than 48 hours later, he had collected 150 himself and pledges of hundreds more to come from as far away as South Florida and Pittsburgh.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
29/04/2020
Israeli shekels
Charity - Here's how you can help from home if you want to

It is always recommended to give as directly as possible, with as low overhead as possible. My advice in a crisis is to wait a few days or weeks, if possible, to see where money can be best used.

By ARNIE DRAIMAN
23/04/2020
Nadia, a 4-year-old female Malayan tiger at the Bronx Zoo, that the zoo said on April 5, 2020 has te
Sanctuary that took in 'Tiger King' tigers struggling during lockdown

The non-profit park relies on $700,000 of meat, fruit and vegetable donations from big-box stores, but those donations plummeted by 80% in March

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
21/04/2020
War vet, 99, raises $29M for coronavirus by walking, helps open hospital

His original target was 1,000 pounds, but that modest aim was blown away as media attention from around the globe zoomed in on his garden in Bedfordshire, central England.

By REUTERS
18/04/2020
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