The average cost of a wedding reaches over $10,000 which is often too for orphaned families to shoulder. Oneg Shabbos V’Yom Tov finds a donor who is marrying off a child on the same night to sponsor the orphan’s wedding! The orphan gets to celebrate joyfully, while the donor gets to walk down a child with these tremendous zechusim.
When the widowed parent is trying to hold the family together, Oneg Shabbos V’Yom Tov holds their financial burden. With weekly food packages and coupons for household basics, families can focus on healing from their loss without worrying what the kids will have for breakfast.
As an orphan is preparing for his chuppah, when a child is struggling academically, or when daily life just gets too hard to cope with, Oneg Shabbos V’Yom Tov provides emotional support to help orphans get stronger and more confident to face their reality.