Why donate?

Hatzalah is an organization with major expenses. It costs Hatzalah significant sums to train volunteers as certified EMTs and for their continuing education.

Here are just a few of the Riverdale Hatzalah annual costs:

  Dispatching & Communications $65,000  
  Vehicle Insurance $50,000  
  Medical Supplies $40,000  
  Medical Training and Continuing Education $35,000  
  Medications (ALS) $30,000  
  Maintenance and Upgrade of Medical Equipment $25,000  
  Defibrillators and Cardiac Medication $20,000  
  Repairs & Maintenance of Vehicles $15,000  
  Vehicle Fuel $7,500  

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Unlike New York City EMS, Riverdale Hatzalah provides life saving services vital to our community without charging for its services. Expert emergency medical care is provided with compassion, professionalism and menschlichkeit, at no cost to the patient. Hatzalah is supported solely by contributions from the local Jewish community.

Remember, good emergency medical care is costly, until you need it. Then it becomes priceless.

We thank you for your
generous support and
hope that you
never need our services.
Riverdale Hatzalah is a qualified organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code ( click for IRS determination letter ).
All donations are tax deductible as permitted by law.