San Francisco in Action for Israel

To our beloved family and friends,

We are reaching out to you today with heavy hearts and in hopes that you will join us in supporting Magen David Adom’s mission to save lives in Israel during this desperate time of need.

Magen David Adom is Israel’s ambulance, blood-services, and disaster-relief organization, serving as emergency medical first responders. Magen David Adom is the only organization mandated by the Israeli government to serve in this role, but because it is not a government agency it relies on people like all of us for funding.

You may know, Magen David Adom has played a significant role in our family as our grandmother, Jacqueline Goldman, has dedicated over 60 years to making the organization become what it is today. Inspired to follow in her footsteps, we have joined the board of the American Friends of Magen David Adom NextGen community in San Francisco.

As more than 2,300 rockets have been fired at Israel in the past 3 weeks, Magen David Adom has been working to ensure all injured soldiers and civilians receive immediate care. Being half way across the world, it is easy for us to feel helpless but through dedicating our time and backing Magen David Adom’s efforts we are able to stand united with Israel and help to save lives.

We have stared a fund called San Francisco in Action for Israel because we know together we can make a difference. Our goal is to raise $100,000 to send an ambulance to Israel. Every year, between 100 and 200 of Magen David Adom’s ambulances need to be replaced and in this time of war that number will increase. Providing an additional ambulance to the fleet will allow more paramedics to quickly arrive where they are needed and provide proper care. 

Please use this page to make a donation of any size. We also encourage you to share this with your family and friends. 


Bennet, Nicole, and Lea Engelhardt

Funds raised: $20,097 of $100,000

Thank you donors
SF Donor : $600
Roger Low : $1,800
Martin Vajda : $600
Sarah Miller : $2,480
Caleb Bushner : $50
Philip Engelhardt : $540
Akhil Reddy : $620
checks checks : $2,107
Audrey Silverman : $36
Susan Blockstein : $36
Ada Kriegman : $36
Steve Goldband : $50
jessica goldband : $100
Anonymous Anonymous : $10,000
wyche Coleman : $50
Amanda Salzman : $36
Robin K Wolf : $50
Teresa Totorica : $18
Alex Dreyfuss : $50
Kaleana Markley : $20
Christina Crosetti : $50
Erica Bureau : $18
Lea Engelhardt : $100
Mikhail Sundukovskiy : $100
Nicole Engelhardt : $100
Lior Tamir : $100
Sari McClure : $100
Alexandra McClure : $100