Jessica Schneider’s Trip to Zanzibar

I recently had the privilege to visit Zanzibar to see various families that I had grown close with while working at Save a Child’s Heart this past fall. I started my position at SACH knowing how much I loved working with kids but unaware of the friendships I would build with their families. The mothers…

Darren Sacks

My name is Darren Sacks – I’m a typical 19-year-old from Australia. I volunteered four mornings a week with SACH over four months via my Israel program (Aardvark) and it was the single best decision of my life.

Ezra Schneier

It was my first day at Save a Child’s Heart. As I stepped through the gate, thoughts swirled around in my head. How can I connect with these kids from the other side of the world, when we don’t even speak the same language?! Will the kids like me? How can I relate to them, and them to me?

Eliana Rohr

Some people are lucky enough to experience a place like no other. A place where the importance of words is exchanged for the power of friendship. Where people pay in kindness and smiles instead of money. Where education is fun and rewarding. Where love is larger than life.

Gabriella Malamud

The irony of SACH is that while these kids’ hearts need to be physically fixed with surgery, the love and joy that these kids generate is simply amazing. In this regard, their hearts are perfect.

Roey Reiss

As a second year medical student on winter break, I had the privilege of traveling to Israel for a two week medical internship with SACH. Having just finished my cardiology unit, I was excited to see real world cases of the pathology I had just studied, all while being involved in a great organization. I…

Jessica Schneider

What I’ve learned… Being a vegetarian isn’t trendy in Zanzibar I’m more ready to be a mother than I had thought I should really try new foods more Magnet tiles and cars are the most sought after toys Best friends can be of all different ages I started my job as an intern at the…

Update from the Children’s Home

Our children’s home is bustling and full of children, thanks to the support of our friends from around the world. We currently have 30 children in Israel, here all the way from Zanzibar, Tanzania, Senegal, Ethiopia, Iraq and the Palestinian Authority to receive lifesaving treatments at the Wolfson Medical Center. It is amazing to see…

Save a Child’s Heart Tanzania Mission – November 2018

Save a Child’s Heart has conducted a successful Surgery and Catheterization Mission at the Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Institute (JKCI) in Tanzania, from November 4th to November 12th, 2018.  During this mission 24 Children were treated by our medical team. This mission was possible thanks to the sponsorship of Save a Child’s Heart Canada. This mission…

Save a Child’s Heart 2018 International Board Meeting

On October 28-31, 2018, we had the pleasure of hosting the 2018 International Board Meeting of Save a Child’s Heart in Holon, Israel. Moderated by Save a Child’s Heart US co-chair Jeff Hoffman and chair of SACH Canada Stacey Kline, the four-day meeting included talks and presentations from several Save a Child’s Heart worldwide affiliates,…

Alex Pellegrini

My name is Alex, I’m 22 from Ontario, Canada. My journey to Save a Child’s Heart began in May 2018 when I was last here in Israel. I had just led a birthright trip and was spending some time touring around and reconnecting with friends. It is here that I heard a group of my…

Dara Engel

Upon graduating from nursing school and passing my licensing exam, I came to Save a Child’s Heart as a nurse seeking an alternative healthcare experience outside of a typical hospital setting. I had heard of the incredible work that SACH does every day to improve the lives of children around the world regardless of race,…