What is it like to be a child with a disability?
For many children with special needs, it's lonely. Very lonely.
Hand in Hand offers a solution.
By pairing teen volunteers with special needs children, loving friendships are formed that enrich the lives of both. Through a broad spectrum of creative programs, social and Jewish activities, the children experience the special warmth of their heritage and the joy of positive social interactions with their teenage friends.
Children with special needs feel the joy of connecting with a warm and loving friend.
Teenagers gain in maturity and self-assurance by making a profound difference in someone's life.
Parents gain from the regular respite they need to rejuvenate.