Help us fight poverty in Israel

Over 2 million Israelis live below the poverty line, equivalent to nearly 25% of the total population.

This is one of the highest poverty rates in the developed world and double the rate in the UK.

233,000 more families live in economic hardship than before the pandemic.

Post covid, with the cost-of-living crisis and the war in Ukraine, cost of essentials has increased – This affects the poor more than anyone else.

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Israeli children live below the poverty line
Israelis live below the poverty line
Highest child poverty rate in developed world

Helping over 2 Million Israelis under the poverty line

Manna is the UK Branch of Meir Panim, formerly known as Meir Panim UK. We have been operating since September 2008 and our main goal is to raise awareness and support for Meir Panim’s work in Israel.

Meir Panim is on the front line of the daily battle against poverty and hunger in Israel, and we need your help to support them.

For the last decade, tens of thousands of disadvantaged men, women, and children – including Holocaust survivors – have turned to Meir Panim as their source of hope for a brighter future.

  • Meir Panim is helping all Israelis irrespective of background.
  • Over a third of Meir Panim donations comes from within Israel.
  • We have over 7,000 devoted volunteers nationwide.
How We Help

You can help us feed a hungry Israeli right now!

You can put Challah on the tables of Israeli families this Shabbat, you can deliver a hot meal to a Holocaust survivor, you can provide a child’s lunch or you can buy a Food Shopping Card. These are only a few of the ways you can help.

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What we achieved last year

Hot meals served

Food Packages

Food Shopping Cards

Meals on Wheels
Power of Giving Warehouses helping 2,000 families
Challas given out for Shabbat

Latest Stories

Our latest stories of how we are helping and supporting people below the poverty line in Israel