Nelson Cruz comes from a city in the Dominican Republic that, despite being home to nearly 300,000 people, does not have adequate firefighting equipment. Nelson Cruz decided to do something about that:
“In my hometown we don’t have ambulances or firetrucks, so I decided to buy one,” Cruz said. “It was yellow, so we had to paint it red.”
And, in conjunction with that, the company which provides ambulance service in Arlington, Texas donated two ambulances. And the Rangers are paying to have the vehicles shipped to the Dominican Republic.