NGOs Come Together for Annual Conference

By |2017-07-11T13:15:04+02:00December 22nd, 2016|Updates|

On Wednesday, Israel's Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services held their annual NGO conference in the Shalva National Center. The Ministry's choice of Shalva as the venue for this important annual summit is a strong statement of the ever-strengthening partnership between the Shalva and the Israeli government. When addressing the audience of 360 leading [...]

Millions Raised in an Evening of Extravagance

By |2017-07-11T13:15:04+02:00December 22nd, 2016|Updates|

At the annual Shalva Gala Dinner, 2,000,000 NIS was raised to benefit Shalva's many programs for children with disabilities including a new Judo program to be headed by the esteemed Israeli Olympic bronze medalist Ori Sasson. Sasson donated his Rio Olympic Judo Jacket to Shalva which was auctioned at the dinner for $100,000. The Gala [...]

The first conference of its kind

By |2016-11-23T11:47:30+02:00November 23rd, 2016|Updates|

True, Shalva provides transformative therapy and inclusion advocacy for thousands of beneficiaries. You already knew that. But there is a secret sub-plot that often comes together with disability: Families grappling with disability are far more likely to facing poverty at the same time. For so many homes, the tragic meeting of disability and poverty is [...]

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