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Yad Ezra assists 1,250 families every month.

Yad Ezra serves 2,700 individuals every month.

One out of every 20 individuals in the metro Detroit Jewish community receives food from Yad Ezra.

Yad Ezra distributes food to Flint, Ann Arbor, and Windsor, Canada.

In 2019, Yad Ezra distributed 1,000,000 pounds of food.

The food that Yad Ezra cannot distribute goes to food banks like Gleaners to distribute to soup kitchens and pantries. It also goes to a pantry in Inkster. 

Yad Ezra receives most of its revenue from individual contributions.

Yad Ezra registers people for SNAP benefits; provides a drive-thru window for those seeking more privacy; arranges off-site deliveries for clients who are physically unable to come to our pantry; offers a School Lunch Assistance Program which benefits over 600 children; provides a Healthy Snack Program for children of client families; has a Giving Gardens greenhouse which serves as an educational lab and grows organic produce and herbs for clients; offers a Chanukah Gift Program for client families with children ages 2-12; a Simcha Fund providing financial assistance to client families for celebratory occasions; provides emergency assistance when appropriate; vitally active in advocacy and partner with other organizations to battle hunger.

Yad Ezra runs on a small team of 8 staff members.

In the year 2020 Groceries for a family of 5, that cost $152.56 at a retail store, cost  Yad Ezra $88.35.

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