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2016 Interim Report

8 November 2016 INTRODUCTION The Future Generation Fund (FGF) is a classic study in charity, ensuring that donations – large and small – are converted into making a direct positive impact on the lives of children, young adults and their families in Jerusalem and surrounding areas. Overheads are kept to a minimum. The officers are…
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2105 Interim Report: (January – August 2015)

21 September 2015 INTRODUCTION As I write this report, we are in the middle of the period of reflection. The festivals of Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Succot call on us to examine what we have done right over the past 12 months and then to consider what we can improve. And this includes our…
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2015 Summary Report

3 February 2016 INTRODUCTION The Future Generation Fund (FGF) is now in its fourth decade of operations. Wars, economic cycles and illnesses have not stopped its progress. There are no paid staff officers. The administration budget is kept to a minimum, as its PR efforts are even shallower. And for all that, the fund continues…
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My Story

  Meir Abelson   At the recent General Meeting of this Fund, my Trustees expressed the view that I have inhibited our efforts to increase support by concealing my personal contribution. I have therefore decided reluctantly to tell ‘the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.’   On the day my death was…
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What Makes FGF Unique

FGF’s unique nature is that unlike other organizations, assistance is offered only in response to requests from qualified professional social workers, and does not permit the members to decide on the beneficiaries.   These social workers are in direct contact with the individuals or families requiring assistance. They provide FGF with relevant supporting documentation, which…
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Who the Fund Supports

FGF initially focused on purchasing school books, clothing and footwear, providing them with tutoring and after-school enrichment, and arranging vocational training courses.   Since 2006, FGF has broadened its activities to include physical fitness and sports activities, as well as psychological evaluations and counseling for youth in order to keep them gainfully occupied and safe…
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Structure of the FGF

Just passed his 90th birthday, Meir Abelson retired from his charitable work. Today, the main membership of the FGF comprises of ten volunteers, mainly established business people from the Jerusalem area. Each brings with them their experiences in commerce and in charity. In terms of expenses, launching a new website is probably one the heaviest…
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Geographical Reach

The Future Generation Fund started with arranging vocational training courses in the Jerusalem neighbourhoods of Neve Yaakov and Katamon. However, one of first cases was a penniless, lonely boy named Eli who came alone on aliya, leaving his family in Morocco to follow him some years later. After serving in the Army, he aspired to…
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July 18, 2017 0

Reaping what we have sown

Because we have helped more than 10,000 youngsters over the past 30 years, it is natural that we receive feedbacks from all over the country. Last month we had a telephone call from an 19-year old boy. He said that he would begin his army service the next day, and wanted to thank us for…
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