April 5, 2024
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Dubroff: Helping the people of Ukraine is a natural fit for Santa Barbara’s Direct Relief


In the aftermath of World War II, an Estonian industrialist named William Zimdin and a Hungarian-Austrian refugee named Dennis Karzag set up a nonprofit in Santa Barbara to provide medical supplies to countries ravaged by conflict. Their idea was to connect with manufacturers and use the tools of the private sector to efficiently help communities…


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