In our Israeli sister city of Ashkelon, the folks are celebrating the spirit of Baltimore-Ashkelon Partnership volunteerism. In the city’s most recent community newspaper, a quarter-page article ran about some of the most meaningful recent visits:
“Many Baltimore families who came to Israel within the last several months requested private volunteer experiences in Ashkelon with the goal of giving back to their sister city.
Einav Koren, the Baltimore-Ashkelon Partnership Volunteer Coordinator works to find each family an appropriate opportunity. ...
Dr. Jim and Dorothy Wolff visited Ashkelon recently. While there, they volunteered at a home for kids at risk. The children gave them a warm welcome…”