HALACHIC ORGAN DONOR SOCIETY INC

aka HOD Society   |   New York, NY   |  www.hods.org

Mission

To save lives by encouraging organ donation from Jews to the general population.

Ruling year info

2002

President

Rabbi Henry Hasson MD

Executive Director

Rabbi Shlomo Brody PhD

Main address

2248 Broadway Suite #1211

New York, NY 10024 USA

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EIN

13-4199797

NTEE code info

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (B01)

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

PROGRAM #1: Advocacy for Organ Donation

Distribution of educational pamphlets and videos as well as unique organ donor cards. Maintaining and updating educational website at www.hods.org that encourages organ donation. Real-time intervention to help people making decisions about organ donation.

Population(s) Served
Jewish people

Our speakers have delivered over 930 lectures since 2002 for groups as small as three and as large as 400. Over 50,000 people in live audiences alone have learned about organ donation through our activities. If you are interested in having HODS speak in your community, your synagogue, Jewish Community Center, high school, college campus, or home, please email [email protected]

Population(s) Served
Jewish people

Organizing Jewish Physicians to support and encourage organ donation

Population(s) Served
Jewish people

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How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We demonstrated a willingness to learn more by reviewing resources about feedback practice.
done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    We serve members of the Jewish community who are looking for religious and medical guidance on questions of organ donation and other dilemmas relating to end-of-life care.

  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Suggestion box/email,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups,

  • What significant change resulted from feedback?

    People told us that our website was not user-friendly. We are making a new website. People told us that they want us to expand beyond questions of organ donation to broader dilemmas of end-of-life care. Those changes are now being done.

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners,

  • How has asking for feedback from the people you serve changed your relationship?

    Built up a greater sense of trust. People feel we are responsive to their needs.

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We take steps to get feedback from marginalized or under-represented people, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We act on the feedback we receive, We tell the people who gave us feedback how we acted on their feedback, We ask the people who gave us feedback how well they think we responded,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback,

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HALACHIC ORGAN DONOR SOCIETY INC

Board of directors
as of 11/22/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Rabbi Dr. Henry Hasson

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Henry Hasson

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Mark Wertenteil

Harold Perl

Jeffrey Goldberger

Kenneth Prager

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 3/30/2022

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