These corona impacted times are a real challenge when it comes to mutuality and concern for the weakest links in Israeli society. We invite you, business men and women, business organizations, and foundations, to join us in investing in the community. We stay updated on all areas of need. If you want to invest in the community, we can avail you of our knowhow and tools to ensure you achieve great impact not only now but tomorrow and the day after, too. It’s very moving to be a partner to generosity, offering a helping hand, donating, volunteering, whether for the elderly or lone individuals, children and youth at risk, helping prevent domestic violence, supporting hospitals, supporting school and college students in need of equipment that connects them to their teachers, and in general, the amazing world of social involvement.
We invite you to join us by contributing, investing and volunteering wherever it’s needed most. We’re here for you and with you. Together, we’ll get to the day after Corona is over as a far better society.
Wishing everyone good health!
Applied Materials employees brought memorial candles and bouquets to Holocaust survivors on Holocaust Day evening.
Making sure that the homeless have alcogel and masks. In these difficult times, Applied Materials chose to reach out to every individual needing assistance and therefore took on the role of assisting the homeless by buying some 6,000 masks and 1,000 bottles of alcogel
Hundreds of computers, webcams and headphones were handed out to medical staff in hospitals. The computers and accessories enable doctors to provide remote medical care.
Donations of food and remote study equipment were provided to women and their children in shelters throughout Israel. Support was provided for 14 shelters to assist in purchasing food, items
תמיכה ב 14 מקלטי הנשים המוכות הפרוסים ברחבי הארץ, לצורך רכישת מזון, ציוד לילדים, ערכות משחקים, ועיבוי הצוותים המקצועיים
Hundreds of used computers were upgraded and provided to families who have none. These families lack a computer due to monetary constraints. This meant their children were unable to join distance classes and , they were able to join studies.
Several hospitals received significant grants of hundreds of thousands of shekels towards purchasing equipment needed for ICUs.
Hundreds of food packages were brought to the elderly and families of limited means. Companies donated funds to buy food, and employees volunteered to distribute the packages right to the front door.
Photo: EY employees
HP Scitex employees volunteered during the lockdown to collect agricultural produce earmarked for food packages. The company’s employees harvested in the fields, did the packing, and brought the packages to senior citizens’ homes.
As part of the NICE in the Community project, Nice is continuing its innovative Code:Coda program, geared to increasing exposure among female adolescents to technological professions as a means of reducing gender disparities in hi-tech. The company quickly organized for online studies with female technology mentors from the company.
. Once lockdown was declared, several boarding schools in Israel were forced to look for ways of addressing the needs of children with no family backup, unable to return home, and forced to stay at the boarding schools during Corona. This required maintaining a care giving team on location and structuring a different, containing framework for these children to cover their emotional needs and provide appropriate activities
Microfocos employees phoned Holocaust survivors, chatting with them and enquiring whether they were in need of food or medications. As appropriate, the employees updated the associations providing Holocaust survivors with their needs, brought to their front door.
Supporting discharged lone soldiers who lack family support and have trouble funding rent and daily needs due to the current economic situation in Israel and the numerous layoffs.
Distributing gift vouches to families with poor economic means. ICL (Israel Chemicals) purchased hundreds of gift vouchers before Pessach, distributed to families of poor socio-economic status, as assistance towards celebrating the holiday.
homeless youth. Addressing the needs of homeless youth forced into isolation due to the health restrictions and who needed residential solutions for the lockdown period.