LIVING IN POVERTY IN THE U.S.
Tens of Thousands of Holocaust survivors in the United States are living below the national poverty line of $11,170/yr.
These survivors struggle to get by from month to month on meager assistance that does not fully cover the cost of food, heat, rent, doctors' visits and medication.
Survivor Initiative is a volunteer-led national effort that reaches across generations to raise awareness and funds for Holocaust survivors living in poverty.
We make grants to strengthen the capacity of the local agencies that care for poor, frail, and vulnerable Holocaust survivors with complex bio-psycho-social needs.
With your help we can assure that survivors live their remaining years with the dignity and comfort they deserve.
NYC CITY COUNCIL EFFORTS
Check out press on our efforts to secure $1.5M in funding from NYC City Council!
The articles highlight the difference our efforts are making for the nearly 30,000 survivors in the NYC area living below the poverty line.