Friends and Partners
GPM is grateful to the many friends and partners who make the work possible:
IsraAID's mission is to support people affected by humanitarian crisis by partnering with local communities around the world to provide urgent aid, assist in recovery, and reduce the risk of future disasters. IsraAID partners with GPM to provide a robust COVID-19 Relief program to communities hard hit by the pandemic. www.israaid.org
Working with our COVID-19 Relief efforts, Idobro builds communities driven by the new age RISE values – Responsible, Inclusive, Sustainable and Eco-friendly; measuring the socio-environomic impact of women, social and green (WSG) initiatives through Citizenship, Entrepreneurship and Partnerships. idobro.com
UJA Federation NY is the largest local philanthropy in the world. Headquartered in New York City, the organization raises and allocates funds annually to support a network of nearly 100 health, human-service, educational, and community-building agencies and dozens of grantees in New York, Israel, and 70 other countries.. ujafedny.org
United Way Mumbai improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities to advance the common good by bringing people together - NGOs, companies, individuals and government agencies - to work towards improving community conditions. unitedwaymumbai.org
The JFNA is an umbrella organization representing 146 Jewish Federations and 300 independent Jewish communities across North America supporting social welfare, social services and educational needs. jewishfederations.org
FICCI FLO is the women wing of the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry representing over 8000 women entrepreneurs and professionals. ficciflo.com
The JDC is the world's largest Jewish humanitarian assistance organization working in more than 70 countries to assist Jewish communities and provide non-sectarian disaster relief and long-term development assistance worldwide. www.jdc.org
GPM partners with JDC Entwine, JDC’s young adult platform, which recruits and places all GPM volunteers through the Entwine Global Jewish Service Corps. Entwine sends young individuals around the world to directly engage with JDC’s global mission through placements in overseas communities where JDC is involved with humanitarian interventions. jdcentwine.org
The Good People Fund provides financial support, guidance and mentoring to charitable activities and serve as a means for donors to reach many groups and individual needs and act as an instigator of good. The Good People Fund educates youth, adults, teachers, recipients and donors about the process and power of helping others. goodpeoplefund.org
The Estelle Friedman Gervis Family Foundation
The foundation supports development initiatives for children in underserved communities around the world.
Sundara creates high-quality soaps, inspired by plants, flowers and herbs which have been used in traditional beauty rituals around the world for centuries. Proceeds of Sundara's wonderful 'Chai Tea' Soap fund GPM hygiene programs for children in the slums of India. https://www.sundarafund.org/
In India, GPM works closely with the JDC local office and staff to develop opportunities for GPM participants to engage and interact with the local Indian Jewish community and to bring local Indian Jewish youth to volunteer alongside GPM volunteers during their term of service in India.
The Pears Family Charitable Foundation is an independent, British family foundation promoting understanding of key development issues through research and education programmes driving engagement in social progress across the UK and globally by supporting organisations focused on wellbeing for everyone. pearsfoundation.org.
Glocal International Development is an M.A. program of the Hebrew University which aims to effectively translate academic research into practical understanding conducive to work with communities and development organizations across the globe. Glocal students can chose to intern with GPM in India as part of their degree requirements. glocal.huji.ac.il
GPM was chosen to participate in Repair the World's IJSL Technical Assistance Program which consists of group trainings, individualized coaching and consulting, and networking opportunities about program evaluation, participant recruitment and service with impact for organizations running Immersive Jewish service-learning (IJSL) programs. As part of this program, Jewish social media guru Debra Askanse donated her time to counsel GPM on social media strategy. https://werepair.org/
Doctors For You (DFY) is a pan India humanitarian organization with international presence and is working in various disaster hit zones since last 7 years.DFY focuses on providing medical care to the vulnerable communities during crisis and non-crisis situation, emergency medical aid to people affected by natural disaster, conflicts and epidemics. http://doctorsforyou.org/
Shalom Corps is a global volunteer movement dedicated to meaningful service and social responsibility. shalomcorps.org
Tzedek's vision is of a Jewish community actively involved in the reduction of extreme poverty. Tzedek educates the UK Jewish community through a uniquely Jewish lens, to reduce poverty worldwide. Tzedek actively invests in projects that increase the sustainable income of some of the poorest people in the world. https://tzedek.org.uk/
Jnana Prabodhini - Harali is an agricultural-educational complex spread over 60 acres of land in rural Maharashtra India. The complex promotes rural development, education, health services and village educational outreach programs. http://www.jpharali.org/
Righteous Crowd is a micro-giving platform that engages the Jewish community in supporting small, impactful not-for-profit organizations. https://www.righteouscrowd.org/
Choose Life is a group of Indian and Israeli professionals who share a strong commitment to the protection and promotion of life, community, health, educational development and environment.
Doctors for India Social Welfare Foundation is a social medical organization working for the lower socio-economic section of the society, headquartered in Navi-Mumbai. Formed in 2015 by young doctors, engineers and professionals, its aim is to provide quality public health interventions and affordable healthcare services.
OLAM is a partnership between the Alliance for Global Good, Pears Foundation, and Schusterman Family Foundation to strengthen Jewish volunteering and service learning, international development, and social justice advocacy. https://olamtogether.org/
TAKUM seeks to advance a holistic approach to life and learning by weaving together study and service. atzum.org/projects/takum-social-justice-beit-midrash
Army veterans straight after their service volunteer as a group with service initiatives in Israel, India, South America and Africa.
A global group of dental and development professionals who passionately promote oral health as an integral part of children’s well-being.
This vibrant Jewish social justice organization dedicated to combating suffering and oppression. utzedek.org
AGT Food and Ingredients is one of the largest suppliers of value-added pulses, staple foods and food ingredients in the world with over 2000 employees and actively exporting to over 120 countries.
Compassion UK is a leading children’s charity known worldwide, with a relentless passion to empower every child left vulnerable by poverty. www.compassionuk.org
FoodPanda India is an online food delivery service with a strong social conscious particularly focused on food security for vulnerable populations. foodpanda.in
When Modern Trousseu’s proprietors heard about the plight of underprivileged children living in acute poverty in the slums of Mumbai, they immediately pledged their support in sustaining the education, health and nutrition of more than 300 children every month! moderntrousseau.com
Set up in 2009, Adama India currently has more than have 34 centers across the length and breadth of India, bringing the latest innovative crop-yielding technologies from all over the world to the door step of the Indian farmer. The company is revolutionizing the way Indian farms produce crop yields which in turn greatly increases crop production resulting in an increase in nutrition and health for millions of people on a national level.
Wilfred J. Minkus Charitable Trust
Martha B. Leigh Charitable Fund
Kaminer Family Foundation
KIVUNIM succeeds in delivering an immersive and trans-formative gap year experience of serious academic study, focused international travel and cross-cultural dialogue. These take place within the context of impressive intellectual and aesthetic exploration and growth that develops and deepens students’ identity as engaged global citizens.
Nativ, USCJ's gap year program is dedicated to creating and inspiring the Conservative leaders of tomorrow.
For over 100 years, Young Judaea has brought together thousands of youth from across the U.S. and around the world – of every religious, cultural, and political persuasion for an immersive gap-year program.