The one-man fund-raiser

Alexander Goldberg takes the initiative and manages to raise over $1 million in donations for United Hatzalah of Israel.

August 15, 2013 14:03
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Race to Save Lives 521. (photo credit: Yeshiva University)


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With the United States trying to overcome its economic recession, Israel-based nonprofit organizations that have historically relied on overseas support – primarily from donor bases in the US – have been feeling the pinch. These organizations have had to develop creative fund-raising strategies to obtain the necessary funds abroad so they can continue to offer their services to those in need.

Luckily for one organization, United Hatzalah of Israel – whose volunteer first-response medical personnel are frequently the quickest on the scene during emergencies – a resourceful 21-year-old Yeshiva University student named Alexander Goldberg helped ease the burden by organizing a one-day fund-raising event recently.


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