Friends of Yachad

Friends of Yachad (FoY) is a subsidiary of Yachad, The National Jewish Council for Disabilities, an international, not-for-profit 501 (c3) organization headquartered in New York City. FoY raises awareness and support for Yachad, the only worldwide organization of its kind promoting inclusion for children and adults in the broader Jewish community. Through philanthropic leadership of Yachad alumni – and beyond – from coast to coast, FoY helps Yachad continue its mission of enhancing the life opportunities of individuals with disabilities.

FoY’s outreach of regional and national programs promotes greater appreciation of Yachad’s breadth and scope of achievements, and the organizations pivotal role in educating the community. FoY’s leadership is comprised of former Yachad volunteers, participants and, staff.




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Mazel Tov

Avi and Dalia Kaplan upon the birth of a baby girl

Drs. Jeff and Helen Lichtman on the birth of a granddaughter

Rachel Schwartzbard and Yisroel Feld upon their marriage

Seth Huttel and Rivki Wiess upon their engagement

Jamie Hasson and Akiva Garellek upon their marriage