2003 – Table to Table is Born
Joseph Gitler started rescuing meals from catering halls and corporate cafeterias out of his Subaru car. The meals were stored in refrigerators lining his driveway before delivery to local nonprofit organizations serving the needy.
2003 – The First Warehouse
An old chicken coop was converted into Leket’s first warehouse. The open space contained 5 standard sized refrigerators.
2004 -Renovations of the First Warehouse
Leket Israel’s first warehouse underwent renovations to meet the increased need for food storage. Two small refrigerated rooms were built alongside the office and the courtyard working space- totaling 35m².
2004 – Leket Israel’s Trucks
Large trucks are acquired, some containing refrigerated boxes, for delivery of food directly to nonprofit organizations.
2007 – A Northern Warehouse
Leket Israel begins operations at an additional warehouse located in Nesher to serve its nonprofit partners in Northern Israel.
2008 – The First Forklift
To ease the ever increasing amount of food donations received, Leket Israel purchased its first forklift.
2008 – The Main Logistics Center, Ra’anana
The organization moved from the chicken coop to our current warehouse space in Ra’anana’s Industrial Zone: a 700m hanger with 2 refrigerated containers.
2009 – Logistics Center Renovations
The warehouse was renovated with the addition of a 100m² refrigerated room.
2012 – The First Sorting Machine
Leket acquired its first sorting machine to cut work time in half and increase efficiency.
Fire restoration and renewal
2014 – A Fire at Leket Israel’s Main Logistics Center
An electrical fire destroyed Leket Israel’s main Logistics Center in Ra’anana.
2014 – A Temporary Warehouse
Leket moved to a temporary warehouse space in Ramot HaShavim. Work continued uninterrupted thanks to Leket staff and volunteers.
2015 – A New & Improved Logistics Center
Renovations post fire of Leket Israel’s Logistics Center boasts increased storage and working space and a safer work environment for Leket’s employees and volunteers.