Conquering New Heights - Together
Volunteer veterans of the IDF elite Alpine Unit help disabled soldiers and children with special needs push the limits and overcome challenges with unique adaptive programs run by the Erez Foundation.
Erez is a non-profit organization that was established in 1999 by a number of members who are involved during the year in military and civilian framework regarding rescue, navigation, and survival in extreme snow conditions.
The association's activities are civic and are carried out completely voluntarily for the disabled IDF veterans, athletes and children with disabilities as part of the rehabilitation process and with a focus on empowerment, strengthening, social integration and independence.
Rehabilitation and empowerment of IDF disabled veterans, children and athletes with disabilities in unique extreme sports:
Adaptive Kite Surfing
Adaptive Surf Ski Kayak
Tandem bike riding
Challenging field trips in Israel and abroad for the association's graduates.
Experiential fun days on Mount Hermon during winter months for groups of children with disabilities.