Projects

The “Warm Corner” Project

Yashar LaChayal has opened over 10 “Pinot Chamot” in different communities throughout Israel!  A pina chama (literally, a “warm corner”) is the colloquial term for a small space set aside at the entrance of a community within range of IDF patrols, which is stocked with food and drinks for the benefit of combat soldiers in the area. The […]

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The Needy Soldier Fund

Nearly 20% of soldiers in the IDF come from financially distressed homes.  Army service is fraught with harsh living conditions and hard work for all, but the needy soldier suffers from additional hardship.  Although all soldiers are issued basic supplies, including army-issue linens, towels and clothing, these goods are often inadequate and not provided in […]

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Hoops for Israel’s Heroes

The responsibility that comes with serving in the IDF puts soldiers under a lot of stress. In order to release some of that stress, Yashar LaChayal provides different ways for soldiers to relax and unwind. This unique project allows soldiers to take a break and enjoy a night off in our VIP Box at the Pais Arena in […]

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The Injured Soldiers Fund

In wartime, and also in times of peace, there are injured soldiers.  The Israel Defense Forces provide excellent medical care as well as necessities for the soldier and his or her family.  However, there are always additional needs that vary depending upon the situation, ranging from rehabilitative supplies to the replacement of personal goods lost […]

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The Lone Soldier Fund

There are over 7,000 soldiers classified as Lone Soldiers in the IDF.  They come from different backgrounds, from all over the world, with one thing in common – they are exceptional human beings, leaving behind the comfort of home, family and friends to protect the Jewish homeland. There are also Israeli soldiers with a designation similar to Lone […]

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IDF Widows & Orphans Fund

For many of Israel’s widows and orphans, the pain of their loss is compounded by the daily struggle to simply keep a roof over their heads. Though the primary breadwinner is gone, bills still come and rent is still demanded. Lives that have been broken take time to put back together, but when survival is […]

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Bar/Bat Mitzvah Projects

Celebrate Your Special Day by Teaming up with Yashar LaChayal Where Does My Donation Go? We will help you create your own campaign and choose how the money you raise helps soldiers. Your options include: The Needy Soldier Supply Closet – Provide needy soldiers with toiletries and personal goods. The Lone Soldier Fund – Help Lone Soldiers […]

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The Brothers in Arms Project

Israel’s army is surprisingly diverse. Christians, Muslim Bedouins, and Druze soldiers all fight alongside their Jewish brothers in arms in defense of Israel and its people! Members of these minority groups who serve in the IDF are frequently the subject of harassment and persecution by extreme elements in their communities. We consider it our duty […]

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Army Base Needs – Base Enhancements

IDF bases on the front lines are temporary dwelling places.  One unit moves out and another unit comes in.  The caravans and tents are impersonal, even when they are crowded with the soldiers’ gear.  There is little space to walk – overstuffed backpacks are on the floor; wet towels hang from wherever possible. The soldiers come […]

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