Race to Save Lives 521.
(photo credit: Yeshiva University)
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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