The mission of Good Shepherd Center for Homeless Women and Children is to empower women and their children to move from homelessness to self sufficiency, through housing, employment, and support services offered with dignity and love. This Christmas season, the Team at Embrace was delighted to provide a meal and gifts for these deserving women and children. Everyone that attended seemed to find joy in the event and we are so happy to be of
We are Embrace Foundation
Making the world a better place.
Being avid animal lovers, the Gampel family is heavily involved with supporting other animal related charities and shelters. Ultimately, the purpose of this foundation is to embrace anyone, human or otherwise, that needs assistance or support. Kindness is in human nature, we embrace it.
Embrace Foundation Founders
Yury and Irene Gampel
Yury and Irene Gampel were born in Soviet Ukraine and immigrated to the US at ages 7 and 12, respectively. Ever since they were little, they looked for ways of spreading kindness and helping people, and continued doing so.
Leah, Brianna & Yael
Their oldest daughters, Leah and Brianna, attend classes at the University of Massachusetts and University of Miami, respectively. Brianna is heavily involved in a Miami charity, Silent Victims of Crime that helps children of incarcerated parents become leaders in their community. Yael, senior at Calabasas High, volunteers at local shelters and the family’s charitable foundation.
Noah, an aspiring tennis player, is continuously involved in various charities. The hardest thing for the founders was to choose one single focus area. Initially, they started by providing housing to international children who flew to the US for life-changing surgeries. They later expanded to providing meals and care packages to less fortunate families.
We believe in Kindness
Embrace foundation is a global nonprofit organization working to embrace anyone, human or otherwise, that needs assistance or support. Kindness is in human nature, we embrace it.