The Haas Family Rosh Hashana Lifesaving Campaign 

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$2,562.50 Stuart Liner

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$2,500.00 Howard and Justine Lewin

Thanks for supporting such an important cause.

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Message to sponsors

As you know United Hatzalah is near and dear to our hearts, seeing how their volunteer medics run out from their day jobs or night in bed to answer around 2000 medical emergencies every day! One critical piece of equipment that only around 60% of their volunteers have is a defibrillator, which helps jump-start the heart in times of cardiac arrest. We want to help change that as this critical piece of medical equipment and the speed it is applied to the patient is the difference between life and death and should be in the hands of every volunteer. Please join us in our campaign to sponsor ten defibrillators or more, and one will be our matching gift!

We just read about a 3-year-old at a picnic that suddenly went into cardiac arrest and was saved due to the speed of United Hatzalah volunteers and the possession of a defibrillator. How appropriate a gift as we go into Rosh Hashana and ask for another year of life, that we give to save another life or even many lives through our giving and partnering with a United Hatzalah volunteer. Each defibrillator is $2500 and we would love for you to join us in our campaign to help save more lives. Story and picture of boy -below.

Inspiring rescue story of a 3-year-old child:
United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Raphael Alima quickly responded to an alert in Ashdod about an unconscious three-year-old child at a park who was suffering from cardiac arrest. He happened to be at the same park with his own children and family. they performed life-saving actions, including CPR, defibrillation, and assisted ventilation. Within two minutes of administering a shock, the child's pulse returned. The united efforts of first responders ensured the child's recovery, and he regained consciousness shortly after arriving at the hospital.

I am proud to say that our volunteers were there on the scene, and this boy Asher is now completely back to normal and will be released from the hospital next week. The doctor said that if it wasn't for that shock from the defibrillator that he quickly received, he wouldn’t have made it, but now he is in the hospital doing well and smiling. Stories like these remind me why it is so important that all our volunteers have a defibrillator. Currently, we have 60% of our volunteers equipped with defibrillators, and I hope in the future we will have 100%.

About United Hatzalah of Israel

United Hatzalah of Israel is the largest independent, non-profit, fully volunteer Emergency Medical Service organization that provides the fastest and free emergency medical first response throughout Israel. United Hatzalah’s service is available to all people regardless of race, religion, or national origin. United Hatzalah has more than 7,000 volunteers around the country, available around the clock – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. With the help of our unique GPS technology and our iconic ambucycles, our average response time is less than 3 minutes across the country and 90 seconds in metropolitan areas. Our mission is to arrive at the scene of medical emergencies as soon as possible and provide the patient with professional and appropriate medical aid until an ambulance arrives, resulting in many more lives saved.

All donations made to a MyMitzvah campaign will be allocated toward the specific campaign goal, upon completion of said campaign. Donations to campaigns that do not reach their goals, will go toward the lifesaving activities of United Hatzalah.

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United Hatzalah of Israel
78 Yirmiyahu Street
P.O.B 36233 Jerusalem 91361
Tel: +972-2-5002020
Fax: +972-2-5002025
Charity No: 580465979
[email protected]


Friends of United Hatzalah
442 5th Ave, Suite 1866
New York, NY 10018
Tel: 646-833-7108
Fax: 1-845-766-6039
Charity No: 11-3533002
[email protected]


British Friends
of United Hatzalah Israel
Suite 12 – The Brentano Suite
First Floor, Lyttelton House
2 Lyttelton Road, London, N2 0EF
Office: 020 3823 4650
Mobile: 07809 467 933
Charity No. 1101329
[email protected]


United Hatzalah France
259 rue Saint-Honore
75001 Paris
T (FR): +33 1 86 98 53 49
T (IL): +972 54 674 3209
Association no. W751225617
[email protected]


United Hatzalah Canada
Suite #693
3093 Bathurst Street
Toronto, Ontario
M6A 0A3
T: (647) 533 4497
Rachel Haar | Canada Director
[email protected]
Charity ID 83825 5180 RR0001

United Hatzalah’s latest annual report may be obtained, upon request, from our organization directly at Friends of United Hatzalah, 442 5th Ave, Suite 1866, New York, NY 10018 or from the New York State Attorney General’s Charities Bureau at Charities Bureau, 28 Liberty Street, 15th Floor, New York, New York 10005.

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