First Hug

First Hug – The Association for the Care of Abandoned Babies is dedicated to filling the void created by the absence of parental nurturing and to providing the love and care that is so essential for babies’ development. Whenever a baby is abandoned at a hospital in Israel, First Hug is asked to immediately arrange for a group of volunteer “mothers” who spend hours every day providing that same nurturing love and care parents normally provide. First Hug also works to provide these abandoned babies with the most nurturing physical environment possible by buying them toys, dolls, mobiles, books, clothes and other niceties to make their hospital surroundings much more like a real home.

Address POB 716
City Kefar Monash
Zip Code 4287500
Country Israel
Phone 972-3-602-2457
ID Number 58-0436277

If you wish to make a contribution to First Hug please send us a check payable to "PEF Israel Endowment Funds, Inc." and note in the memo portion of the check, or include in a separate note, your recommendation that we should make a contribution to First Hug. Please include the ID Number (58-0436277) for the charity as well. Please do not include any other words (such as the name of the charity) on the payee line of your check or else our bank will not accept it and we will have to return the check.

Please be sure to provide your name and mailing address so that we can acknowledge your contribution. The minimum contribution accepted is $25. Mail your check and recommendation to:

PEF Israel Endowment Funds, Inc.
630 Third Ave, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10017