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MATAN, Inc.
October 29, 2009

For many years I served on the Board of Education of the Hebrew school in a large synagogue in upstate New York. The school was well-staffed, had good teacher-student ratios and an experienced principal, all doing their best to serve the students and the community. We also had children with learning disabilities who needed people trained to provide them with the education they deserved and that their parents wished for. It was difficult to find the teachers, programs and resources they required. Sometimes we were successful but what a gift it would have been if Matan had been there to guide us and teach us so that a healthy and rewarding Hebrew education could have been accessible to all the children. We wish Matan continued success in its very important mission.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Seeing families benefit who I have recommended to Matan.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

The expertise of the staff, and knowing that if I point a family in their direction they will be well taken care of.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Extremely dedicated and hard-working. They do the work of angels.

Ways to make it better...

Matan operated in more parts of the country so that I could refer more friends.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

Financial constraints.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

MY ROLE:
General Member of the Public & I have made annual donations to Matan, and often donate to Matan in order to honor someone or someone's memory. I learn a great deal from Matan's informative newsletters and appreciate being informed about Jewish special education.