December 24, 2015, Updated December 23, 2015

Hollywood actress Susan Sarandon asked a team of Israeli humanitarian aid workers on Lesbos to brief her on their activities in helping refugees and migrants arriving on the Greek island’s shore.

IsraAID posts photo with Susan Sarandon on its Facebook feed.
IsraAID posts photo with Susan Sarandon on its Facebook feed.

The American actress, who is known for her humanitarian work, also spent a day with an IsraAID team to help greet refugees and migrants as they arrive from the nearby coast of Turkey.

The 69-year-old Sarandon has said she will spend Christmas in Lesbos, chronicling the refugee crisis as it unfolds in Greece.

IsraAID says it has been administering medical, psychological and social services on the island for the last few months. The Israeli volunteers also give out supplies including clothing for the winter season.

Sarandon — a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador — also joined other humanitarian organizations working on the shores of Lesbos.

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