Be a Lifeline with Elements Cafe in Tzfat: Kosher, Vegan, Gluten-Free Meals for Those in Need

$34,576   raised
GOAL: $54,000

167

 Donors

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Elements Cafe in Tzfat has always been more than just a place to eat; it’s a sanctuary for those needing special dietary accommodations. As the conflict intensifies, our cafe may be temporarily closed, but our commitment to the community remains stronger than ever.

What We’re Doing

In light of the current situation in Israel, we have pivoted our focus to provide high-quality, Kosher Mehadrin, Vegan, and Gluten-Free meals to soldiers and families in need. We aim to ensure that those who protect us, as well as affected families, don’t have to worry about dietary restrictions in these challenging times.

Why Your Support is Crucial

Feeding people with specific dietary needs requires specialized ingredients and extra labor. Your support will directly fund the preparation and delivery of these lifesaving meals.

How You Can Help

Donate: Your financial contributions will enable us to buy specialized ingredients and continue our services.
Share: Spread the word about our campaign on social media, so we can reach more people in need and more potential donors.
Volunteer: If you’re in Tzfat or nearby areas, your hands-on assistance can make a significant difference.
Every bit of help can make a big impact. Know someone in need of our services? Pass on our information. We’re all in this together.

 

We are proudly collaborating with One Front Tzfat Force to expand our reach and provide specialized meals to those in need; contact us for a link to their site

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"Thank you for providing gluten-free meals to those who need GF. Your little restaurant in Safed / Tzfat is excellent. Hope to visit again in future."
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"Am Yisrael Chai!"
2023-12-14
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$180
"Feed our boys & girls! Kol Hakavod for everything you do! Chag Sameach."

Be a Lifeline with Elements Cafe in Tzfat: Kosher, Vegan, Gluten-Free Meals for Those in Need

$34,576   raised
GOAL: $54,000

167

 Donors

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Zev Padway & Elements Cafe in Tzfat: Serving Specialized Meals in Times of Need
Northern District, Israel

Hello, I'm Zev Padway, the proud owner of Elements Cafe, rated the number-one restaurant in Tzfat on TripAdvisor. Hailing from Cincinnati, Ohio, I've journeyed through Berkeley, Brooklyn, and Denver before making Aliyah and finding my home in Tzfat, Israel. Eight years ago, I founded Elements Cafe to offer something missing in our community: high-quality Vegan and Gluten-Free options that go beyond the typical falafel, shawarma, and pizza.I firmly believe in the importance of home-cooked, fresh food for all, whether you have food sensitivities or not. The reactions have been overwhelming, from birthright visitors moved to tears of gratitude, to locals inspired to make healthier food choices.I'm inspired every day by the Tzfat community, a diverse yet cohesive group that has come together in incredible ways, especially in times of crisis like now. I'm a husband and a father to three young boys and a newborn baby girl, and I couldn't be prouder to call this city home.

  • The Nourisher - $18
    19 claimed

    Your contribution can provide one gluten-free, vegan meal to a soldier or family in need.

  • The Provider - $36
    44 claimed

    Feed two soldiers or a family for a day with gluten-free, vegan meals.

  • The Sustainer - $72
    24 claimed

    Your donation allows us to cook a day's worth of gluten-free, vegan meals for a small unit.

  • The Heart of Tzfat - $100
    21 claimed

    Provide a nutritious food package to multiple families or a unit, and be a pillar of support in our community.

  • The Guardian - $180
    29 claimed

    Keep an entire unit fed for a day with your generous contribution.

  • The Advocate - $360
    7 claimed

    Be the voice of those with dietary needs by funding a week’s worth of specialized meals.

  • Tzfat’s Angel - $720
    1 claimed

    Your donation will not only feed multiple units but also help in procuring necessary kitchen supplies for long-term sustainability.

  • The Lifesaver - $1000+
    4 claimed

    Your generous donation provides for an entire week of meals for multiple units and families, and sets an example for community-driven action.

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