The defining mission of Yad Sarah is to enable chronically ill, disabled, infirm, and terminally ill people, ranging in age from infancy to old age, to live at home either on their own or in the care of their families or caregivers, with dignity and as independently as possible. With the dedicated help of 7,000+ volunteers supported by a small staff and operating through over 120 branches located in every corner of Israel, Yad Sarah provides an all-encompassing and fully integrated range of medical equipment and home-based healthcare support services, all for free or at nominal cost to hundreds of thousands of people in Israel annually.
Friends of Yad Sarah represents the mission of Yad Sarah to its friends in the USA and to the international community at the UN.
Friends of Yad Sarah assists individuals, families and communities with dedication opportunities, chesed projects, planned giving, and special events, raising much needed funds to support the work of the Yad Sarah organization and its dedicated corps of volunteers in Israel.
Friends of Yad Sarah helps arrange services for tourists with special needs and guided visits to Yad Sarah House, the organization's headquarters in Jerusalem.