Mission Statement: Guardians of the Sick, devoted to human wellness, builds upon Torah values of tzedakah and chesed. It will continue to help hospital patients, the elderly, at-risk children and the disadvantaged, and to alleviate the burdens of adversity that fall upon these families, thereby strengthening the fabric of life in our community.
Vision: To identify individuals and families in need of Guardians of the Sick/Bikur Cholim’s services and to ensure that their needs are met expeditiously.
History: Bikur Cholim Chesed Organization, also known as Guardians of the Sick, Inc., is a grass-roots community charitable organization which was established and incorporated in the year 1953 by Holocaust survivors with the mission to assist the sick and needy with financial assistance, emotional help and supportive services. Over the next six decades, the organization has metamorphosed into a comprehensive provider of a full range of social and supportive health services to families in the community who are in crisis or facing financial, health, and other challenges.