Program Brings Companionship To Homebound Holocaust Survivors

Chabad.org Staff
Nov 2, 2007
Chabad-Lubavitch of the Upper East Side recently established a program to assist homebound Holocaust survivors in their neighborhood by pairing them with volunteers. The organization dubbed the initiative iVolunteer.

Rabbi Tzvi Tauby, co-director with wife Sheva Tauby of iVolunteer, explained that as Holocaust survivors get older, they increasingly face the prospect of needing home-bound care. On the Upper East Side, for example, there’s a “critical need” for companionship, he said.

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