This past year has brought changes few, if any, of us could have predicted. Sickness. The early passing of loved ones. The constant isolation. This doesn’t have to be the new normal. We can rise above it. Enough is enough.
Since Levi Heintz’s tragic passing, friends and family have worked to keep his memory alive and allow his legacy to flourish. Levi wanted to empower people. Whether he did so at work with a smile, on the street with a helping hand, or as a shoulder to lean on – a light for direction. Everyday he made sure people knew they were heard, seen, and respected.
The best gift we can give the world is to continue Levi’s deeds as a community wide mentoring program. Accordingly we established the Levi Yitzchak Mentorship Fund for Young Adults, to be facilitated with the combined expertise of Aliyah Institute and Neshamos. This vital work will be overseen by a trained staffer and undergo continuous, advanced development. Already, a website is being built for registering/screening mentors and mentees. Once matched, participants will have one-on-one mentorship and individual therapy sessions available. Group events will also be held, with a special emphasis on health, safety and privacy.
The campaign is live and will go on till September 24th/ 6th of Tishrei, in honor of Levi’s Shloshim, the Levi Yitzchak Mentorship Fund is partnering with families and community, in a campaign to raise $100,000, every dollar given to the campaign is another crack in the wall of isolation. To breathe life into this essential project, Levi’s family is giving the first $12,000.
Your partnership is essential in ensuring the longevity, success and overall enrichment of our community.
To join with your neighbors near and far, please visit charidy.com/mentorme
May this very special project bring Levi’s neshamah the ultimate aliyah and return all the neshamos who’ve left us, with the revelation of Moshiach.
With a blessing for a sweet new year,
Levi’s friends and family