On a daily basis, Yad Elie feeds more than 500 needy schoolchildren in West and East Jerusalem. Yad Elie wants to help these children to better concentrate in class and to succeed in school, and on the job market.
The volunteers of Yad Elie organize fundraising events, benefit concerts,
competitions and lectures to raise funds and to draw attention to the
problem of food insecurity and malnourishment amoung schoolchildren.Yad
Elie has set up schoolgardens where children grow their own produce and
has financed the building of schoolkitchens. Yad Elie supports
educational programs on health and nutrition. Yad Elie works with
children of all creeds in Jewish and Arab schools in Jerusalem. Yad Elie
creates opportunities for school staff and parents from various schools
to meet, dsicuss and work together.