The Raleigh-Cary JCC & AMIGOUR-Jewish Agency Housing Projects present: "On Dignity and Survival - Providing a safe and affordable home for Israel's Survivors & Seniors" Join us for this conversation about the work being done in Israel and how we can be involved!
“Amigour is committed to easing the plight and meeting the needs of disadvantaged elderly men and women living in Israel. It pursues this worthy objective by: constructing affordable housing for the elderly, renovating existing housing for its residents and taking innovative measures to enhance their welfare and quality of life through a multi-faceted network of social, cultural and recreational facilities.
Founded in 1972 as a non-profit company, Amigour is a subsidiary of the Jewish Agency and is Israel’s leading sheltered housing company and second largest public housing group.
There are 1,080,000 Israelis over the age of 65, 200,000 of whom live close to the poverty line and cannot afford to purchase or even rent sustainable lodgings. Amigour operates fifty-seven housing projects nationwide to provide basic living needs for over 7,500 disadvantaged elderly. A large majority of these are new immigrants from the Former Soviet Union and Holocaust survivors. Without support, these men and women would face devastation and ruin.”
Please RSVP by July 8. This event is free.