Leket Israel – the National Food Bank, Israel’s leading food rescue organization.
Leket Israel – the National Food Bank, is Israel’s leading food rescue and distribution network. Established in 2003, the fresh food rescued by Leket Israel from corporate kitchens, IDF army bases, the Knesset, hotels, farms and more, is delivered to 200+ nonprofit organizations, including homeless shelters, soup kitchens, elderly centers, battered women’s centers, community help organizations, and schools for at-risk youth, providing food to approximately 175,000 Israelis in need every week, regardless of age, gender, religion, or ethnic background.
We know there are greater quantities of food that could be rescued . We know that there are greater numbers of recipients in need of the food. We need your support to reach them.
With your support, we will:
*Rescue over 2.5 million cooked meals from hotels, corporate kitchens, IDF army bases, government offices etc.
*Increase Leket Israel’s fleet of vehicles to open new points of collection and distribution.
* Collect more surplus fruits and vegetables to provide nutritious food for those most in need.