Gabe’s passion for aiding victims of genocide began when he learned about the Holocaust. He was inspired to take action and organize walks to raise awareness and much-needed aid for young refugees in Darfur, the Congo and other places where genocide has ravaged the population.
Liza Gurtin (La Jolla): Walk for Water Fundraising Facilitates Clean Water Systems Globally
It’s a shocking statistic – one billion impoverished people lack access to clean drinking water. Liza is working to raise awareness and fundraise to build water wells throughout Tanzania, Nicaragua and around the world.
Naftali Moed (Pacifica): Locally-Supported Oceana High School Garden Nourishes Community
Naftali’s passion for gardening and green space has resulted in a community-supported urban garden that engages neighbors and classmates, inspiring an expanded curriculum and educating all who visit about sustainable agriculture and food justice.
Casey Robbins (Carmichael): Textbooks for Liberia Opens Doors for Education in Africa
After learning of the devastation caused by Liberia’s 14-year civil war, Casey was determined to help. By donating textbooks to children desperate for an education, Casey is providing these students with a foundation for a better future.
Daniel Sobajian (Los Angeles): School and Art Supply Drive Revives Los Angeles Schools
Transferring to public school was a shocking wake-up call for Daniel to understand the needs within his own community. Seeing this as an opportunity to put Jewish values into action, he coordinated school supply drives all over Los Angeles, making education more accessible to students who live at or below the poverty level.