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What We Do Best

Yad Sarah’s goal is to assist people to Recover at Home. Whether they have an illness, a disability, or are suffering from the conditions caused by age, whether they have a physical or cognitive impairment, if there is a medical intervention that can be achieved while the patient remains at home, Yad Sarah supplies the necessary equipment and resources.

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"I tell everyone, just don't stay at home. When you give to others, you get so much in return.”
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Samira and son Alaa Abu Rukun Celebrating 45th Anniversary of Yad Sarah
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Australian Masters of Occupational Therapy student, Cilla Barton, came to the Shikumon at Yad Sarah in Jerusalem to do her final practical training before graduating.
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Why Do We Do What We Do?

Passion. In Israel, there is a true sense of belonging to one community. Despite a diverse population coming from many parts of the world, there is a deep sense of responsibility for one another. Israel has people of different faiths, different ideologies, and different ethnic backgrounds but within the medical community and with Yad Sarah specifically, there are both clients and volunteers from the Jewish, Arab, Druze, Bedouin, and Christian communities working cooperatively.

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How Your Donations Are Used

We value every dollar donated to Yad Sarah. Most of the work is provided by 7,000+ volunteers in Israel and around the world.

Yad Sarah does acquire medical devices and equipment, and parts for repairs.

Specialized vehicles are purchased, maintained, and fueled.

A small professional staff provides the guidance and therapies patients require.

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Providing Comprehensive &
Supportive Health Services
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120+ Branches Provide Mobility Devices
Putting More than Half a Million People a Year
Back on Their Feet Again
Providing Transportation
for Mobility Challenged
Ability to get to work, school
doctors' appointments & social events
integrates those with challenges into daily life
Providing Tailored Therapies
for Physical & Cognitive Conditions
Therapies for children through to the elderly
Yad Sarah builds strength & capability so
people can achieve their ultimate potential.