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    Who We Are

    Yad Chessed (“Hand of Lovingkindness”) provides emergency financial assistance to local Jews in need in the Greater Boston area. Since it was founded in 1989, Yad Chessed has grown from

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    How We Help

    Yad Chessed offers the following types of support to local families in need: Emergency assistance, Food assistance, Matanot l’evyonim (Gifts to the poor on Purim), Holiday food assistance, Clothing assistance, Interest-free loans learn more here

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    Founders Story

    Bob Housman, Founder of Yad Chessed, writes about how this amazing organization came to be: When I was twelve years old I had a hobby of writing to famous people,

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