On Monday evening, United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs Dudu Sivoni, Daniel Ashush, and Aharon Kahane from Ashdod drove around the city in one of the organization’s ambulances and distributed warm blankets to the homeless.
The volunteers partnered with Esther Ben Ezra, a staff person at the Ashdod Port Authority, as well as numerous other donors, to make the operation possible. The specially selected warm and comfortable blankets were collected by United Hatzalah volunteers and then distributed around the city.
The volunteers drove around the city and wherever they discovered a homeless person they gave him or her one of the blankets to help keep them warm through the cold and wet winter months.
The operation will continue through the next few days and will attempt to reach all of the homeless in the city who need the extra blankets.