Hi Everyone!! This year I am planning on running the Jerusalem marathon for Yachad. Yachad is an organization that helps integrate Jews with special needs into society. Their goal is to enforce a mindset that everyone belongs no matter who you are. A few of many services that Yachad offers are social programming for all age groups, weekend retreats, family support groups, vocational training and job placements. Yachad helps to educate and bring a more understanding and inclusive attitude towards the special needs population. I have been so fortunate to have spent the past few summers with Yachad, from Yad b’ Yad (Yachad’s Israel experience) to Yachad fellowship to being a Yachad trained counselor at Moshava Alevy (in Running Springs, California). During these summers I didn’t just feel like I was just giving to Yachad, but I felt that Yachad gave so much to me. Yachad taught me that every single person has a purpose in society, and you can learn so much from everyone. I really see how much more aware I am to include everyone in my day to day life. Therefore, I would love to give back to Yachad this year by raising 613 dollars for them and run in the marathon.
Really every dollar counts and would be so appreciated!
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