Shabbat family

We provide chickens to more than 900 children every week and their families.

 More than 250 families continue to depend on the generosity of this fund for Shabbat dinner each week and festive meals on holidays. With your help we can restore the sense of peace and contentment on Shabbat to these homes.


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Meet Clara Hammer, the Chicken Lady of Jerusalem


Erev Pesach marks the 6th yahrzeit of the indomitable and legendary Clara Chaya Hammer a”h, the Chicken Lady of Jerusalem who,... fed hundreds of families and performed countless acts of kindness for the people of Jerusalem and its environs.

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Today the fund is being continued in Clara Hammer's memory by her daughter, Chana Homnick and her great granddaughter.

Help families receive chicken for Shabbat    "changing the world,
one chicken at a time"


"We greatly appreciate the opportunity to help people through your organization.... I have full confidence in your ability to make every shekel count"

-Mrs. J

"I recently read the book about Clara Hammer and I was very moved by her endless giving ...the book was an inspiration in many different ways"

-Mr & Ms. H

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Donations can be sent by mail to:

Clara Hammer Chicken Fund
PO Box 18602
Jerusalem 91185


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