Volunteer With Leket Israel

Join our 37,000 annual volunteers in gleaning, sorting and packaging rescued food for the needy in Israel.

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FAQs

  • Harvest Helpers: harvesting fruits and vegetables. The activity takes place at Rishon Lezion fields in central Israel or at Binyamina Fields in northern Israel. Until July 30th, 2020.  Ages 13 and above.
  • Leket on the Move: prepare rescued fruits and vegetables in Gan Haim Logistics Center for distribution to our non-profit partners
  • Professional volunteering at the offices of Leket Israel: such as translation, photography, graphic design, programming etc.
  • The “Giving Tree” Project: independent picking from private home gardens, suitable for residents only

Volunteering with Leket Israel is a hands-on activity:

  • Gleaning at our Rishon Lezion Fields is appropriate for all ages
  • Sorting and packing at our Ra’anana Logistics Center is for ages 16 and above.

No previous experience is required.

Volunteers are welcome to join us for one session per day, for as many days as they choose.

  • Gleaning at Binyamina Field (in northern Israel) takes place on Mondays from 8:00am-4:00pm.
  • Gleaning at Rishon Lezion Fields (in central Israel) takes place on Sunday-Thursday from 9:00am-1:00pm.
  • Sorting and packing at the Gan Haim Logistics Center takes place Sunday-Wednesday from 9:00am-12:00pm/12:45pm- 3:00pm, Thursdays 9:00am-12:00pm.
  • All volunteers are required to wear closed-toed shoes.
  • We recommend that you wear clothing that is suitable for outdoor work. 
  • Each volunteer in the fields is asked to bring a hat and 2 liters of water.

All food gleaned, sorted and packed by Leket volunteers is distributed to our 200+ nonprofit partners throughout Israel. This rescued food is provided to Israelis in need regardless of age, background and religion.

Leket supporters can help in many ways beyond volunteering in the fields or at the Logistics Center.The easiest way to support Leket is to ‘like’ our Facebook page, follow us on Twitter and Instagram and share our posts on social media with your friends and family.You can also organize a fundraiser or chessed (charity) project, host an information session for your community, congregation or organization or support Leket Israel on the occasion of a simcha (special occasion) or community event by opening a personalized charity page.Please contact Elena, [email protected], to find out more.