Why Powerful Tools Are Important to Your Nonprofit

MCKENNA BAILEY | July 9, 2019

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The word Powerful is one of the more popular words in the software lexicon. It sounds impressive, and it gets people excited because they want to know that their software is going to do something great for them. Unfortunately, it is also hard to quantify, which leaves some people unclear. How can you know what kind of transformation to expect from your software tools? What exactly are powerful nonprofit resources? When we talk about powerful nonprofit resources on this blog, we mean tools that transform your daily work and help you achieve the goals in front you better, faster, smarter. For example, take a look at this video comparing the speed of a pit crew in 1981 to one in 2019.

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Leket Israel

Leket Israel (formerly known as Table to Table) is the largest food nonprofit organization in Israel. It specializes in giving food charities a complete "turnkey solution" for their demand for food and ancillary services. Leket Israel will provide charities with rescued food from commercial and agriculture sources as well as bulk purchase of food. Leveraging size and quantities Leket Israel can assist charities to purchase food at a big discount, thus translating the saving to more food for the needy and receiving a better value for the money spent. Ancillary services include food safety training and inspections, food management, extermination nutrition and food related education.

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Leket Israel (formerly known as Table to Table) is the largest food nonprofit organization in Israel. It specializes in giving food charities a complete "turnkey solution" for their demand for food and ancillary services. Leket Israel will provide charities with rescued food from commercial and agriculture sources as well as bulk purchase of food. Leveraging size and quantities Leket Israel can assist charities to purchase food at a big discount, thus translating the saving to more food for the needy and receiving a better value for the money spent. Ancillary services include food safety training and inspections, food management, extermination nutrition and food related education.

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