Search
 

 More From Region

 

Volunteer Tourism

  /  

Experience Israel Hands on and Help the Hungry

Tourists in Israel looking for another, hands on way to experience Israel and, at the same time, help feed Israel’s needy can now enjoy a great day out picking fruits and vegetables, courtesy of Leket.

On this Page:

Volunteer tourism Tourists in Israel looking for another, hands on way to experience Israel and, at the same time, help feed Israel’s needy can now enjoy a great day out picking fruits and vegetables, courtesy of Leket. The free activity is available for groups of all ages, sizes and backgrounds, as part of Israel’s National Food Bank gleaning initiative to pick fresh produce for distribution to Israel’s needy and help alleviate nutritional insecurity in Israel.
 
Groups can participate Sunday through Thursday between 08:00 and 16:00 for a 2-hour gleaning session at fields just outside Rehovot in Central Israel or in Moshav Nahalal in Northern Israel. Each group is welcomed with a brief overview of the scheme and then sent out into the field to reap the fruit of their labor. At the conclusion, the group is gathered for a summary and told how many families they helped feed through their initiative.
 
Volunteer tourism.Leket 4.jpg 
 
Israel’s National Food Bank works to alleviate nutritional insecurity in Israel through its many food rescue and redistribution projects. Food is reclaimed from hundreds of food suppliers (restaurants, catering halls, farms etc) and redistributed to over 300 nonprofit organizations serving the needy; feeding 60,000 people daily.
 
Groups wishing to arrange a visit to the fields are invited to call 972 9 744 1757 or  email leket@leket.org
 
 
 

 Sites & Attractions

 
Museum housed in the original Technion building in Haifa featuring over 400 hands-on ex...
The winery was established in 2007 and it produces approximately 5000 bottles annually....
The winery was established in 2000 and it produces approximately 6,000 bottles annually...
Museum presenting the history of shipping in the Mediterranean basin, Red Sea and Nile ...
The winery was established in 1999 and it produces approximately 1,000,000 bottles annu...
The winery was established in 2004 and it produces approximately 1,200 bottles annually...
 

 Accommodations

 
The structure was built by the Scottish Church in 1894 as a hospital. In 1959, it was t...
The hotel offers simple double and family rooms. Breakfast is served to groups only.
Hotel on a mountainside with some rooms overlooking Lake Kineret and the Golan Heights....
Family hotel with lawns and a beautiful view of Lake Kineret. Each room has a sitting c...
New Attractions