The Young Israel of Lawrence Cedarhurst is concerned with the well being of the surrounding community and the nation of Israel worldwide. We conduct a number of appeals throughout the year which collect donations for local and international organizations. Guided by a generous and careful charity committee the monies are directed, without overhead into the most appropriate channels.
Soon after Sukkot, YILC collects money for local community resources which are utilized by all members of the community
Each year YILC chooses a number of Israel causes and supports them with an appeal at Chanukah time.
Matanot LeEvyonim/Maot Chittim
At the beginning of Adar, YILC raises money for a number of local and international charity organizations in preparation for Purim and Pesach.
Community Youth Appeal
On Shavuot, YILC holds an appeal for local organizations, which help young people who are in need of additional support in our community
"The soldiers asked me time and time again to please send a huge THANK YOU
for your support. What your community did was beyond amazing, both on a
practical level as well as an emotional one for the soldiers."
Ari Fuld, Assistant Dir. Of Standing Together