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DID YOU KNOW that over 12,000 Jews were displaced by Hurricane Katrina, or that over 20,000 meals were provided by Chabad-Lubavitch to mostly elderly victims of Hurricane Wilma? Did you know that Chabad was one of the first responders following the tsunami in Southeast Asia or that Chabad provided lifesaving airlifts for almost 2,500 children of Chernobyl?
With a global structure of emissaries located throughout the world, Chabad-Lubavitch has the ability to be one of the first organizations able to lend crisis support to devastated communities regardless of the race, religion or nationality. When disasters strike, Chabad is there providing emergency services to victims and communities, including:
Once life-saving efforts are completed, Chabad gives disaster victims a sense of normalcy and spiritual guidance from New Orleans to Argentina and Chabad will continue to be there in times of need.
WON'T YOU PLEASE CONSIDER A CONTRIBUTION DESIGNATED FOR VICTIMS OF EMERGENCY DISASTERS SO THAT WE CAN IMMEDIATELY PROVIDE FOR THEIR NEEDS? CLICK HERE TO DONATE.
BY DONATING NOW, you will be a partner with Chabad-Lubavitch in providing ongoing life saving efforts such medical assistance, housing and nutrition to victims who have no where else to turn.
Chabad-Lubavitch provides comfort to Jewish officers, soldiers and their families stationed throughout the world and a means to maintain a spiritual connection to Judaism.
Chabad-Lubavitch has created a host of programs for prisoners facing the unique challenge of retaining their Jewish identity, and for their families facing poverty while they serve time.
Though non-sectarian, the Chabad Drug Rehabilitation program derives its framework of values from traditional Jewish teachings, offers a 12 step clinical recovery program and daily therapy.
On 9/11, while the skies over New York, Washington and Pennsylvania were darkened, Chabad-Lubavitch was hard at work organizing relief centers for thousands of stranded passengers.
The longest operating charity in Israel and the largest program of its kind, Chabad-Lubavitch provides for Jewish needy regardless of age, gender, degree of observance or affiliation.
Responding to tragedy and need, Chabad-Lubavitch has built and runs 12 children's homes currently providing a safe environment for thousands of precious children in the Former Soviet Union.
Chabad's acclaimed special needs programs assist families who have children with special needs and involves them in a full range of social and Judaic experiences.