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Update: Minilance #5203

"Dear friends at the Jewish Federation of Santa Barbara,

Your minilance continues to do amazing work! Attached is a picture of Benny Mizrachi who raced over with your minilance to treat a man who suffered a traumatic injury. 

At another recent call one evening, United Hatzalah volunteer Y…

Update: Desert 19

"Dear Jilli and the Women's Philanthropy Division of Greater Santa Barbara,             

 

It really made our day to hear about your donation, to know that you support our actions and agenda really fills our sails, and we really want to thank you from the bottom of our heart…

This Just In - United Hatzalah

 

The Santa Barbara minilance and ambucycle continue to do lifesaving work in the Mitzpe Ramon region.

 

A family was at home and their rowdy 8 year-old son was playing a game with pebbles when for reasons unknown, he started to choke on one of them! His parents urgently called for help…

United Hatzalah - Ambucycle Continues to Save Lives

Ambucycle #806, with its rider Claudio, is racing to emergencies around the clock. Claudio gladly shared with us a few recent calls.

 

One day around noon, a 39 year-old employee suffered a hard fall at her workplace in Mitzpe Ramon. Claudio happened to be nearby and raced over as soon as…

The Women's Division's 2017 Tzedakah Project

Through The Women’s Division’s 2017 Tzedakah Project, two life-saving vehicles were donated to Santa Barbara’s sister city, Mitzpe Ramon, and the surrounding areas!

A United Hatzalah Ambucycle and United Hatzalah Mini-Lance were dedicated in Mitzpe Ramon, Israel on February 2, 2018.