Beit Issie Shapiro is Israel’s leading organization in the field of disabilities. The American Friends of Beit Issie Shapiro (AFOBIS) are dedicated to supporting Beit Issie’s mission in the United States.
Support from our American Friends impacts the quality of lives of children with disabilities and their families throughout Israel. Your support enables Beit Issie to share and leverage the innovative therapeutic services and programs developed by Beit Issie through their network of collaborations, research and training.
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Run the 2014 Jerusalem Marathon With Beit Issie Shapiro
for Children Who Cannot
Sign up now to be a part of Team Beit Issie Shapiro and ensure your place in one of the most thrilling races and
enjoy the breathtaking beauty of Jerusalem’s 3,000 year old history through this exhilarating experience!
On Friday, March 21, 2014, please join Beit Issie Shapiro (BIS) as a runner in the 2014 Jerusalem Marathon, ½ Marathon, 10K, or 5K and help us raise much-needed funds to support their innovative services and programs for children with disabilities in Israel and around the world.
To register, please go to the Overseas Registration page: https://events.d-u.co.il/duin/marathon214
Choose from the drop down menu for Group/Organization code: BeitIssie
In return for your participation, you will receive:
- An online registration page designed especially for you to help you reach your minimum fundraising goal of $600.
- Opportunity to meet the children you are running for at Beit Issie Shapiro (scheduled for Wednesday, March 19th, 2014)
- Entrance to the Pre-race Pasta Dinner on Thursday, March 20th, 2014 (for full & ½ marathon runners only)
- Team running shirt and hat
- The option to run with a Beit Issie flag and show your support for the organization during the race!
- Celebratory reception for all U.S. runners (Date TBD)
If you have any questions, please contact Bill Edelstein at the American Friends office in NYC at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (212) 586-2464. To learn more about the organization, please visit www.beitissie.org.il/eng.
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American Friends of Beit Issie Shapiro is running in the
ING New York City Marathon
Sunday, November 3, 2013
American Friends of Beit Issie Shapiro is one of over 250 non-profit organizations selected by New York Road Runners as a participating charity in the 2013 New York City Marathon. We have been provided with 5 guaranteed entries in the Marathon and will have additional entries for use by AFOBIS to raise funds through sale of these entries and also through further fundraising efforts from the runners and their supporters. The NYC Marathon is an excellent opportunity for AFOBIS to raise funds to support the innovative treatment programs at Beit Issie Shapiro in Israel.
Please contact the AFOBIS office in New York for further information at email@example.com or 212 -586-2464.
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American Friends of Beit Issie Shapiro Los Angeles Gala
November 21, 2013
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American Friends of Beit Issie Shapiro
October 22, 2013
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American Friends of Beit Issie Shapiro honored
Gloria and Harvey Kaylie/Dr. Michelle Shapiro
At the Humanitarian Award Celebration
October 17, 2013 | 6:30pm | New York City
Chaired by Ruvan & Shelley Cohen and Josh & Lizzy Trump, the Humanitarian Award Dinner celebrated Beit Issie Shapiro’s unique and innovative work for children with disabilities. Supporters from New York’s business and social community gathered for an evening of heart-warming tributes, poignant testimonials, and festive entertainment.
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Dental Care for All
Beit Issie Shapiro is collaborating in a pilot study with the University of Southern California (USC) and the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) to measure the impact of Multi-Sensory Therapy in reducing the stress levels of autistic during dental cleanings.
This study is one of three other professional collaborations between Beit Issie Shapiro and other Southern California Institutions.
Read more about these collaborations at JewishJournal.com
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Beit Issie Shapiro is pioneering the use of iPads for children with disabilities, with a particular focus on providing them with the unprecedented ability to communicate.