What we do

3 Lasova soup kitchen restaurants – In Tel Aviv-Jaffa, Acre and Karmiel. Everyone is invited to enjoy a hot and filling meal, no questions asked. The meal costs one shekel. Payment is optional. Once every two weeks, diners are invited to a traditional Friday night (Kabbalat Shabbat) and festive meal.
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21 Kadima youth centers throughout the country, to promote and empower children and teenagers who live in Israel’s social and geographic periphery. 1050 participants attend the centers on a daily basis. The routine in the youth center includes a hot lunch, help with homework, extracurricular activities, and dinner. Twice a week, pupils in junior high and high school participate in additional English proficiency and computer literacy lessons. The instructors at the youth centers are National Service and Service Year volunteers. 
In addition, we also conduct a “Mamshichim Kadima” [moving forward] project  to accompany and guide youth center graduates throughout their military service and offer them any assistance required.
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13 homeless shelters for approx. 130 homeless people. The shelters provide a clean bed, full meals, a hot shower, clothes, and social assistance, no questions asked.
Our shelters are the first step in the lengthy process of rehabilitating homeless individuals. We work in close collaboration with the welfare authorities and rehabilitation institutions.
In December 2021 we will inaugurate a new shelter at 6 Elizabeth Bergner Street in Tel Aviv for homeless drug addicts. The shelter will provide state of the art accommodation  for 75 individuals. We are grateful to the Tel Aviv-Jaffa Municipality for constructing the shelter and for their trust in us and what we do. 
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 2 infant and toddler daycares for children of asylum-seekers accommodate 250 infants and toddlers (as of June 2021). The daycares operate six days a week from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Fridays until 3:00 p.m. The children receive four daily meals throughout the day and participate in activities under pedagogical supervision.  We also provide aid to the families of the infants and toddlers.
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Additional projects:
Lasova card is a means of payment for food products up to NIS 250 per month. Lasova issues the card to destitute  individuals after certifying that they have no other financial resources. The Lasova card enables us to help those in need, directly and efficiently, while protecting their dignity and honor. 
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Tel-Lasova is a discounted cellular data plan for those in need who do not have a credit card and are therefore forced to use expensive dialing cards. The monthly package, which costs only 25 shekels, includes unlimited calls and messages, as well as 30GB of cellular data.
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Asif Ha’Ir [City Harvest] vehicles – these vehicles collect surplus food from restaurants and event halls. The project is run by volunteers on Sunday through Thursday evenings in the Tel Aviv-Jaffa area. The collected food is used in the Lasova restaurant on the following day.
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70% of Lasova’s activities are funded by donations from businesses and individuals.
 30% of the revenues are derived from grants provided by the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Labor and Social Services, and municipalities where we operate.
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Donors reach us by word of mouth. We do not conduct any fundraising events, advertise our activities, or employ PR agents or fundraisers. Similarly, we do not pay commissions for fundraising.. 
Monetary donations to Lasova are tax deductible under section 46 of the Israeli Income Tax Ordinance.
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Lasova’s members and its Management Committee work on a voluntary basis and are not reimbursed for any expenses.
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Our activities are non-ideological and non-partisan. We maintain and keep Jewish tradition, heritage, and kashrut.
We have all the valid certificates from the Non Profits Registrar regarding proper management, and a Midot seal of approval.
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