See Where Your Money Goes

Help Us Fill the Gap

ImpactIsrael supports the at-risk immigrant children of Yemin Orde Youth Village in Israel and the resources and programs of Village Way Educational Initiatives. Scroll down the page to see where your money goes in itemized dollar buys.

ImpactIsrael Allocation of Expenses

Your support helps to close a $11,000 per child gap between Israel government assistance and actual costs to maintain the high quality education and activities for the 450 children at the Village. ImpactIsrael provides direct funding for important programs such as music and art therapy, tutoring and mentoring, along with recreational and cultural activities at the Village that serve to enhance an at-risk child’s life. Chart at right illustrates the allocation of funds for 2019.

Your support also provides resources, training and workshops in 60 other youth villages, residential therapeutic communities and public high schools in Israel, including schools in Arab communities, that have incorporated the Village Way methodology through a partnership with Village Way Educational Initiatives.


Care Package for One Soldier

Soldier Care Package

Graduates serving in the military without family in Israel receive care packages from the Village. Support one soldier.


School Clothes, Shoes and Supplies

School Supplies

Youth without families in Israel need basic supplies to attend school. This include clothes, shoes, backpacks and more. School clothes and supplies


Sports Equipment and Supplies


Sneakers, uniforms and more are needed for the children to participate in a wide range of sports activities. Sports equipment


Art, Music and Theater Enrichment


Cultural arts enrich childrens' lives. Visits to the theater, art/music programs and choir are popular activities. Art, music, and theater enrichment


Graduate Scholarships

Where your money goes graduate scholarships

Need-based scholarships are awarded to graduates to attend university or pursue higher education. Scholarships for graduates


Field Trips

Where your money goes field trips

Funding supports transportation, meals, activities and overnight lodging. Field Trips Around ISrael


Orthodontics for Youth

Where your money goes orthodontics

Yemin Orde provides care to youth who suffer extreme orthodontic problems. Cost of orthodontics for one teen


Tikkun Olam

Where your money goes Tikkun Olam

Youth volunteer to help others inside and outside the Village. “Social justice” is interwoven into daily life. Tikkun Olam is important


Running Club

Where your money goes running club

Funding is needed to purchase proper running sneakers for Yemin Orde’s youth, as well as team uniforms, and to offset the entry fees and transportation to track meets around Israel. Help support the running club today.


Etgar Hike for Senior Class

Where your money goes Etgar Hike

The three-day Etgar
(challenge) hike for high
school seniors builds confidence, friendships, team
spirit and cooperation.
Etgar challenge hike


 Support One Child/Year

Where your money goes

Help us close the gap between Israel government assistance and actual costs to maintain the programs and activities for at-risk youth. Support one child 


Support 1 Village Way Graduate Community

Where your money goes graduate community

Provides VWEI graduate communities with opportunity to remain within Village Way educational framework and continue its partnership with the Educational Institute.
Support one Village Way graduate community


Supplemental Gift Naming Opportunities Available

In addition to an annual gift to Yemin Orde Youth Village, we hope you will consider leaving a permanent mark by helping to build or renovate a number of the Village's older buildings as well as help start new programs and help with equipment costs. For more information and to check availability of naming opportunities, contact Karen Sallerson, Executive Director, at 202-237-0286 or email Pledges may be paid in one to five installments. (Photo left: top, new staff apartment homes; bottom, newly renovated classroom)