The future of Israel and the safety of Jews around the world rest squarely on the shoulders of the young men and women who wear the uniform of the IDF. Israel’s soldiers are our future.
In proud appreciation of these soldiers’ commitment and of the stakes at hand, Friends of the IDF, the Israel Defense Forces’ only official fundraising organization comprehensively provides support that:
Offers transformational opportunities.
Nurtures sustainable solutions.
Instills purpose and pride.
Secures Israel’s people and borders.
Relieves financial hardship.
Advances education and leadership.
Each and every soldier represents a promise for a better Israel and a more unified Jewish world. Their hands, which protect us, are also hands of hope, as they preserve the tikva of generations past, present and future. Our promise to IDF soldiers ensures a strong Israel forever.
Friendship in Action
593,580 hours volunteering at 26 organizations in Israel.
118,000 soldiers impacted per year.
150,000 loyal supporters in the U.S. and Panama
26,126 soldiers participated in educational programs.
66,000 soldiers benefited from spiritual needs support in 2019.
16,000 IMPACT students and alumnus making a difference in Israeli society.
8,325 families of the fallen supported in 2019.
8,000 soldiers in-need received support in 2019
1,305 wounded lives rebuilt in 2019.
70 countries of lone soldiers.
19 facilities built.
10 diverse programs.
40 years of leading support for the IDF.
1 official organization on a mission to empower soldiers.