Special in Uniform

Leaving No One Behind

SIU

 

Through affiliate Special in Uniform, Jewish National Fund-USA provides individuals with disabilities the chance to train and serve on IDF bases throughout the country. This program also helps its graduates integrate into the workforce and Israeli society in meaningful ways.

 

Funding Opportunities

 

CLASS FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED: $1,800

Support a class to teach sign language to soldiers and commanders to eliminate the barriers of hearing loss.

 

INDEPENDENT LIVING SKILLS TRAINING PER SOLDIER:  $2,500

Training includes skills in daily life, safety, and well-being, self-advocacy/self determination, communication, and household management.


SOLDIER & CANINE TRAINING PROGRAM:  $3,600

 

This 8-month program helps develop the correct attitude and ability with which to treat dogs for service in the IDF and Border Patrol: directing a dog, operating dog kennels: cleaning, feeding, and basic dog training.

ADOPT A SOLDIER:  $5,000

At the core of Special in Uniform’s success is the warm, personal relationship that develops between the staff and the soldiers with special needs. Forge a special relationship of your own by “adopting” one of Special in Uniform’s soldiers and sponsoring their needs for one year that will help him or her grow and develop.

 

For other giving levels and donation opportunities for Special in Uniform please contact Yossi Kahana at [email protected]

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