Extra, Extra! Ofanim in the WSJ!

Ofanim’s work transforming communities in Israel’s periphery using innovative mobile classrooms received some exciting recognition in today’s national press coverage. Our very own Vice President, Angelica Berrie, is featured as the “Donor of the Day” in this morning’s Wall Street Journal for significant contributions to our groundbreaking charity. Take a look below!

While Angelica’s support represents a major leadership gift to Ofanim, our unique buses continue to drive education to deserving students because of the collective contributions and leadership of our donors. We are so grateful that you have chosen to support and sustain this critical work.

click to read the article! “Education is one of the most universal ways to leapfrog a country,” says Angelica Berrie in today’s edition of the Wall Street Journal. “These kids can do such sophisticated things,” and Ofanim provides them with an opportunity and “curriculum that inspires them to be creative. That spoke to me.Click to read the full article and learn how Russell Berrie’s legacy is creating a lasting impact on communities in Israel’s periphery.

Looking ahead, we intend to build on our impact in 2011 – 2,600 students served in 60 communities, operating 8 buses – so please stay tuned for more news from Ofanim, one of Israel’s most exciting and innovative philanthropic efforts. Again, thank you for your involvement; it means the world to us and thousands of Israeli children!

If you want to see more from Angelica click: http://vimeo.com/23053193

Article by: Ari