July 18, 2024

Nutrition is our number one priority.

Because no child, no senior citizen, no new immigrant, no man or woman who is down on their luck should ever go hungry.

Pantry Packers

Donating to the poor in Israel is a powerful way to give back. Volunteering can be an even more meaningful way to show support for those who want to have a more personal impact on the Jewish community beyond donations alone. 

Israeli charitable organizations like Colel Chabad offer various volunteer opportunities designed to help the needy and disadvantaged. Our Pantry Packers charitable program enables visitors of all ages to become part of active food distribution efforts. Volunteers can help assemble meal packages for the needy, which are then distributed within Israel and abroad.

How Our Pantry Packers Jerusalem Program Works

Colel Chabad’s Pantry Packers program starts with a 90-minute initiation video and discussion on the true meaning of Tzedakah. Volunteers then join an assembly line to bag and vacuum seal a variety of dried staples, such as beans and lentils, to be sent to the Colel Chabad food distribution warehouse. 

Our Pantry Packers Israel team supplies a large portion of the monthly food baskets we provide to needy Jews throughout the year.

The pantry packers volunteer program is ideal for synagogue denominations, extended families celebrating a Bar or Bat Mitzvah, or any tour group of up to 50 people seeking to do something meaningful while in Jerusalem.

What Pantry Packers Has Accomplished

We are deeply grateful for the ongoing support Pantry Packers has received from donors, volunteers, and partners. 

More than 24,000 individuals have worked in our 6,000-square-foot facility since 2013. In that time, they have packed over 630,000 bags of food staples for those in need. This has allowed us to assist struggling families and individuals with their immediate needs and provide critical support to those seeking to establish long-term self-sufficiency.

But of course, we still have plenty more to do! Colel Chabad prides itself on being one of the best charities to support Israel through – volunteers, fundraising efforts, and Chabad donation and Tzedakah donation initiatives all come together to make charitable programs like Pantry Packers possible. 

Our charity organization plans to expand its operations to serve more individuals and families locally and abroad.

Donate to Israeli Charities Like Ours—Make a Real Impact

Are you looking for trustworthy non-profit Jewish organizations to donate to? Colel Chabad is the perfect place to turn. Your online donations go directly towards helping Jews in need throughout Israel, giving them access to nutritious meals, basic necessities, and more. Get started today.

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