Project of the Month

These programs allow talented underprivileged teenagers to fulfill their potential by providing them with a challenging program of enrichment and leadership training at the Ruppin Institute of Marine Science. Talented 7th graders from all backgrounds of Israeli society in the lower socio-economic levels are chosen - programs run for 2 years.

Second Hand Shop

Raanana Second Hand Shop Volunteers Award

The 2004 Volunteers Awards party was held at Beit Fisher on Monday 23rd February.

In attendance from the ESRA Executive Committee was Richard Stein, Chairman, Phyllis Bloch and Adele Hunter, Co-Vice Chairperson and Josie Shlain.

Motti Weiner was the M.C. and welcomed about 80 people and thanked all the volunteers who worked to make the event a success.

Volunteer in an ESRA Shop


'NEARLY NEW' Second Hand Shops

Description of the Project : 

Donations of clothes and equipment enable hundreds of bargain shoppers to buy quality items at lost cost.

Items are also given to needy families and children in hospitals.

How the Project Works : 

Second Hand Shop in Raanana
Volunteers collect and sort the stock and man the shops. Shops sell the items for between one and ten shekels on average, having received the stock as donations from ESRA members. Clothes and toys are also donated by the shops to needy persons and to children in hospitals.
About the Participants : 
The Partners : 
Additional Information : 
Shops are located in Ra’anana and Kfar Saba

The Costs : 
Transport, Professional Staff, Equipment and Administration.