One of the core areas of the organization is helping saving lives.
The service includes guidance, facilitation, and legal representation according to the needs, and assistance in mobilizing resources from the public to patients in need of treatment and/or surgery and/or medications that are not included in the national health insurance, or may only be provided outside Israel.
The service includes:
Assistance in providing adequate medical solution around the world.
Opening trust funds.
Assistance in raising resources as required.
Assistance related to HMOs, insurance companies and government offices.
Kav Lachayim is accompanying the family, providing it with counseling, guidance and support.
The organization provides campaigns director, who has expansive experience in leading resource mobilization processes. In addition, the organization provides the family with a full range of available knowledge and appropriate technologies to promote the mobilization campaign.
Procedure for opening a personal trust fund - for resource mobilization.
A sick child a or family member who needs medical assistance involving urgent fundraising, can contact Kav Lachayim office to set a meeting with the organization’s director, Mrs. Rina Idan, to open a personal trust fund.
Please bring the following to the meeting:
Up-to-date summary of illness describing the patient’s current condition.
Medical record photocopy including relevant medical documents.
Quotations from medical centers abroad, if any.
Response of HMO / insurance company regarding their refusal to finance the treatment.
In the meeting, the medical documents will be introduced, a sample agreement of opening a trust fund will be introduced to the patient and the financial goal of fundraising will be set.
After signing the trust fund opening agreement by the patient/applicant and by a representative of Kav Lachayim, trust bank account in the name of the patient.
The fundraising will be carried out by family members, friends and relatives, with the assistance of Doron Zexer, campaign director, who will guide them throughout the entire path of raising the amount required.
Expenses funded by the trust fund:
All the funds raised will be only used to finance medical expenses, and be delivered directly to the medical institution or pharmaceutical company or any other service provider related to the treatment needed by the patient.