On Sunday, March 13th, Dental Volunteers for Israel received its first Ukrainian refugee patient, which would turn out to be the first of many in desperate need for emergency dental care. With the sudden influx of Ukrainian refugees into Israel, DVI’s volunteer coordinator, Sharon Spira, quickly built relationships formally and informally with the various individuals and groups (for example, Bridges for Peace and a dedicated social worker at Welfare Services) so that the clinic might assist them upon arrival and begin treating this population. DVI’s Michelle Levine states “DVI’s referral base continues to grow – and we stand ready to treat as many Ukrainian refugees as possible.”

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