When Leah and Pinchas T. of Jerusalem learned they were expecting their first baby, they were thrilled. However, when an ultrasound revealed that their unborn child had CLP (cleft lip and palate) they knew there was going to be a difficult journey ahead of them
UPDATE: When a 20 yr old son, once a rugged IDF soldier, repeatedly asks his mother “Am I going to die?” what can she possibly answer? Last year David was stricken with GBM, a type of brain cancer. Doctors were not at all optimistic. Last month new MRIs revealed metastases.
Yeshayahu may not look like it but he’s almost 15. He can’t go to school or spend time with friends, he’s too sick for daily activities. As he waits for a liver transplant while living in his family’s tiny apartment he is exposed to germs that make him even sicker.
Imagine what it must be like for a young mother to be chronically ill for decades. Shulamit M is just 46, but she has been sick since she was in her 20’s with a severe case of Fibromyalgia. It has manifested itself in constant, excruciating joint pains, extreme weakness and tremors.
UPDATE: Eliyahu began to feel unwell and was hospitalized again. The news was bad, the cancer has returned….. With a new baby in the home and Eliyahu back in the hospital with many renewed medical concerns, there is a substantial need for financial help for the K family.
Mordechai, father of a large family, has learned firsthand what it’s like to juggle life’s ups and downs in rapid succession. Six months ago, he experienced a significant down. He had been feeling extremely weak and tests revealed Mordechai had a cancerous tumor….
Aharon and Esther W. are not sure what the future holds for their special daughter. Tzipora must always be on a soft surface or wear a helmet because at any moment she can fall down and hit her head when trying to walk, or she may experience an unexpected but powerful seizure.
“There is no love like a mother’s love”. That was painfully illustrated when we first met Yehuda’s mother, as she tearfully contacted us, looking for help for her son. Yehuda is a devoted, dedicated husband and father. Just 26 years old, Yehuda and his wife Feigie live with their 3 children…
A family moves from France to Israel, hoping to make a better Jewish life for their children. For 14 years they do the best they can, their mother leading the family, working day and night to take care of everyone. Who will step in if something happens to her?
Urgent! We are getting so close to our final goal for Claudine. Claudine B, a young widow from Karmiel, and mother of three, is being threatened by creditors to repossess her home. Thank G-d, through your generous donations to Milka’s Fund we raised $15,000 towards her debt.
Two-year-old twin girls, Toby and Malky were diagnosed with cancer only months apart. After a year and a half of suffering and anguish, treatments and surgeries, they were finally given a clean bill of health, and life went back to normal. Until 3 years later…