Adopt a Unit
|Since 2000, 400 Units have already been adopted.
Each soldier's package is valued at more than $30 US Dollars. Many of you have expressed an interest in adopting a whole unit. Below is a list of some Israeli Combat units you can adopt.
One class - adopts One Unit:
Students in the 5th grade class of 2009/2010 at Contra Costa Jewish Day School got together and created 'the Makolet Project' in which they raised $1220 to donate to A Package From Home. The kids have voted on adopting a unit and they chose an elite combat unit.
|Unit||Number of Soldiers||Adoption Cost|
|Helicopter rescue unit||34 soldiers||$1000|
|Ethiopian (Infantry) unit||34 soldiers||$1000|
|Elite Combat unit||34 soldiers||$1000|
|Totchanim (Artillery) unit||40 soldiers||$1200|
|Duchifat (Special Forces) unit||40 soldiers||$1200|
|Duvdavan (Infantry) unit||40 soldiers||$1200|
|Shimshon (Gaza Patrol) unit||40 soldiers||$1200|
|Mishmar Hagvul (Border Patrol) unit||50 soldiers||$1500|
|Handasa (Engineers) unit||60 soldiers||$1800|
|Bilu (Paratroopers) unit||100 soldiers||$3000|
|Helicopter Medical unit||100 soldiers||$3000|
|Beduim (Trackers) unit||130 soldiers||$3900|
|Shirayon (Tanks) unit||150 soldiers||$4500|
|Golani (Infantry) unit||180 soldiers||$5400|
|Tsanchanim (Paratroopers) unit||180 soldiers||$5400|
|Givati (Infantry) unit||200 soldiers||$6000|
|Nachal (Infantry) unit||200 soldiers||$6000|
After adopting a unit you will receive a letter of appreciation from Lt. Colonel Zvika Levi, who is the IDF commander of all the Chayelim Bodedim, and a beautiful plaque*. Please specify which unit you would like to adopt when mailing in your contribution.
* If you prefer to have the insignia pin of your adopted unit instead of the plaque, please clearly mark this on a note when mailing your donation.
We need your help.
For a US tax-deductible contribution:
We are pleased to announce that donations to A Package from Home in the United States may be made payable to
American Friends of AACI, with a notation
that they are recommended for the work of A Package from Home.
If you wish to make an online donation to our work, please visit, www.aaci.org.il and click on the "Contribute" button. Follow the instructions and indicate "A Package from Home" in the special memo box.
For a Israel tax-deductible contribution:
Please make your checks payable to AACI and mail it to:
Thank you for all your help!