June 2014

ELIYA’s Bike-A-Thon is back!

Friends of ELIYA, USA BIKE-A-Thon

in partnership with the annual LA River Bike Ride


CLICK HERE for a PDF of the event flyer


What:Ride for blind children in Israel!


Kids 12 and under ride FREE | Family package as low as $45

** makes a great mitzvah or community service project for teens**

When: Sunday, June 22nd 2014

·        Registration opens at 7 am, most rides start at 8 am, fun fair until 3 pm        

 Who: Great for the whole family  |  Well attended by young professionals

How:  TWO EASY STEPS TO REGISTER TODAY!   |    Registration fees go up May 27th.

Step 1: CLICK HERE to Register for the Rider Ride

·        When registering, select team “FRIENDS OF ELIYA-USA.”

·        OR contact us and we’ll email you a invitation link to register    

***CLICK HERE to download step-by-step registration and fundraising account instructions***

If you’re are not sure about your participation in the bike ride, you may still create your fundraising site!

Step 2: Create a free fundraising account at

** Make sure to link your account to Friends of ELIYA-USA, so we receive the funds raised.  Here’s how:


2: In the search box type “FRIENDS OF ELIYA-USA INC” and click “search”

3:Click on the “Raise Money” button to create an account

Follow the prompts to create an account in just a few minutes.

CLICK HERE to view one of our volunteer’s fundraising sites

***Please DO NOT use the fundraising site listed on on the LA River Ride website; we won’t receive those funds.

Need help? Email us at or 818 865 8722

***The individual or family who raise the most funds for ELIYA, receives a gift valued at $150***

Helpful links: 

Click HERE for Facebook Invitation 

Click HERE for more information regarding the Bike Ride

Click HERE for sponsorship information and other ways to get involved

Don’t own a bicycle? Consider renting one:

Just Ride LA – 1626 S. Hill Street (at Venice Blvd), Downtown L.A. Reserve online, and note that they will open at 9:00am!

DTLA Bikes – 425 S. Broadway (at 4th St), Downtown L.A.  

Bikecology – 9006 W. Pico. Can pick up rental on Saturday.

El Maestro Bicycle Shop- 806 S. Main St., Los Angeles 213.627.0580


March 2014


What: Purim Carnival Party

with DJ Eliran, DJ Tal, DJ Aviel, and other special guests DJ’s | Costume party | Fun Giveaways

When: Thursday March 13, 2013, doors open at 9:30 PM

Where: Emerson Theater

7080 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Who: 20’s and 30’s – 21 + event

***Part of proceeds of each ticket sale benefits our schools in Israel for visually impaired children.***

Price: $25 Pre-sale, $40 at door

How: Purchase tickets online at

More information can be found on the Facebook invitation at:


THE REAL FUNNY Comedy Tour:  Red Carpet Comedy Show benefiting Visually Impaired Children in Israel

  • Thurs., Jan 30th 2014, 7:30 PM (Sharpe)
  • Line up of hilarious comedians; hosted by “Peter the Persian”
  • Purchase tickets at:
  • Contact Nora at 818.865.8722 or for more information including becoming a corporate sponsor
  • Raised $16,000

Corporate Sponsorships Details and Benefits

Past Events / Fundraisers



  • Part of proceeds benefiting ELIYA  


ELIYA-USA Young Professionals Cocktail Mixer at Mr. C Beverly Hills

August 21st, 7:00 pm-12:30 midnight

$20 pre-sale, $25 at the door

  •  DJ Omid
  • Drinks for first 50 guests
  • Raffles Prizes
  • Other surprises

Purchase tickets:

Facebook invite:

Raised: $5000

JULY 2013

July 31

All day event! California Pizza Kitchen Fundraiser – Westwood, CA

1001 Broxton Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90024.  Hours: 11:00 am – 10:30 pm.

Must present flyer, CPK will donate 20% of your bill to ELIYA

Download flyer.

JULY 17 2013

2:00-4:00 pm – A meaningful way for teens to earn four hours of community service hours (in half the time).

“Ambassador for the blind” workshop with the National Federation of the Blind. Spots still available! RSVP today!

Download Invitation.

At private residence in Bel Air, given upon RSVP and application submission. or

MAY 2013

New York Parlor Meeting – raising awareness and funds for ELIYA

  • Raised $3,300

November 2012

Friends of Eliya-USA Gala honors Ronnie and Karen Ressner

  • Raised $213,000