United Help Ukraine, Inc. is a charitable non-profit 501(c)(3) 100% volunteer based organization.
We help those at the front lines protecting Ukraine from the Russian invasion, also the families of wounded and fallen Heroes, as well as people who had to leave their homes and are in need of temporary aid. Our activities focus on fundraising events and raising awareness of the crisis in Ukraine by engaging individuals, organizations, private and government institutions, and media in the United States of America. We are receiving and distributing donations, food and medical supplies to the Ukrainian refugees, people of Ukraine affected by the ongoing conflict in Eastern Ukraine, families of wounded or killed for freedom and independence of Ukraine. [More...]
United Help Ukraine, in cooperation with the US-Ukraine Foundation, Razom, the Embassy of Ukraine, and local Ukrainian churches, organized a memorial vigil in Washington, D.C. on Sunday afternoon, February 19, 2017, to commemorate the third anniversary of the sacrifice by “Nebesna Sotnya” or the “Heavenly Hundred,” who lost their lives during the Euromaidan protests. In February[…]
Soldiers from battalion Aratta received a diesel generator, a set of wrenches, and 3 gallons of fuel ($650 total value). In the video, the soldier tells us that all the soldiers appreciate assistance from Ukrainian diaspora and United Help Ukraine and send us their love. We love you too, dear defenders of Ukraine’s freedom, and[…]
The surgical department of the Khodoriv city hospital received medical materials and surgical instruments. Doctors express their gratitude to the United Help Ukraine team and volunteers who organized the action and delivered this much-needed assistance to the hospital.
Remember, back in early December we told you about wounded soldier Valery Sergienko who became the first patient to receive an orthosis manufactured with the new 3D technology at the medical center Nodus in Brovary, Ukraine? At the time, Valery was about to start training using an individually made orthosis to overcome contractures in his left[…]
Medical center Nodus continues its neurological rehabilitation program for heavily wounded Ukrainian soldiers. Today, wounded soldier Vadym Ushakov, 26, started a new phase in the arduous path to recovery. Doctors scanned his left hand using the 3D technology, and in a few days Vadym will begin using the orthesis that is made specifically for his hand.[…]
The Embassy of Ukraine in USA and non-profit organization United Help Ukraine invite you to the Annual Charitable Concert by ‘Gerdan’ and Andrew Kraus to commemorate the Heavenly Hundred, who laid down their lives during Ukraine’s Revolution of Dignity of 2013-2014. Please join us on March 3rd at 6:30 pm (doors open at 6:00 pm) for[…]
Friends, this is one more update about Christmas gifts that you purchased via Amazon for children of fallen or wounded Ukrainian defenders. Right before the New Year holiday, 22 kids from the Brody region received holiday gifts, arranged through the United Help Ukraine. Before creating the list of gifts, our volunteers on the ground contacted[…]
The soldiers there send us greetings and many THANKS for the uniforms. “We won’t let you down!” they assure us. Of course, we know this, dear Defenders of Ukraine! A big THANK YOU to our volunteers in Ukraine who delivered the uniforms to the front line and brought us back pictures and greetings from our[…]
(or how a group of veterans and their families spent vacation in the Carpathians) Far, far away from the United States of America, somewhere in the blessed land of Ukraine, in the midst of the eternal Carpathians, at the foot of the legendary Hoverla mountain, at the altitude of some 1300 meters above the sea level,[…]
Ukrainian soldiers received uniforms from UHU’s shipment!
Volunteers from group “Children of Ukrainian heroes” had the idea that each child should find his or her Christmas present under the Christmas tree. So they did everything possible (and sometimes nearly impossible) to make sure the presents were delivered to the kids by New Year’s Eve. Then moms took photos of their kids with[…]
Dear Friends, we received a thank you note and Christmas greetings from the Ukrainian volunteers who delivered toys, winter coats and warm clothes to 60 children of Fallen and Missing in Action Ukrainian Heroes from the Volyn region. These are the Christmas gifts that you purchased back in November and early December based on UHU’s[…]
UHU shipments with your gifts for children of Ukrainian defenders arrived just in time for the New Year Holiday!
Dear friends, we have the most exciting news for you just in time for New Year’s Eve! UHU shipments with your gifts for children of Ukrainian defenders arrived just in time for the Holiday! What did you do in the morning of the last day of the year? Here is how the day started for[…]
Ruslan Robert was wounded in 2014. His long treatment was complicated by the diabetes. Doctors did all they could but were not able to save his legs. A few weeks ago, volunteers from Kyiv contacted United Help Ukraine and asked if we could fund remodeling of Ruslan’s car for hand-controlled operation. In the car adapted specifically[…]
United Help Ukraine sent 21 boxes of used uniforms of $900 total value (about 400 pieces, suits and pants). Today, we received first reports that the boxes started to arrive in Ukraine and are being distributed to soldiers.
Team United Help Ukraine continues to help hospitals in Ukraine. Important medical supplies including orthopedic pins and plates, as well as must-have arthroscopic nozzles, were delivered to Kyiv Hospital No. 12. These supplies are necessary to perform knee surgeries for our soldiers.
Today we received a thank you note from the OUN Volunteer Battalion and from the Lysychansk Rehabilitation Center. Soldiers and children really like the good quality t-shirts and sweatshirts from the UnitedHelpUkraine shipment!
1/15/2017 UPDATE: Report from the first group vacation is here! THEY CAME BACK FROM THE WAR We are always hoping that our soldiers would return home alive. And here they are. Home. Alive. Back from the war. Many are wounded, stressed, hunted by flashbacks and nightmares of the war… Others came back only for a[…]
During the concert by Bria Blessing on December 10, 2016, we raised $560 from the silent auction of paintings by students from The Lutsk Art School. The funds from the paintings auctions will be used for purchasing life-saving medical supplies for brave men and women from Volyn region who are fighting in Eastern Ukraine.
We are grateful to all who came to Bria Blessing’s Christmas concert on December 10, 2016 in Washington, DC. Bria was absolutely amazing in her performance, and it was such a warm and wonderful concert! We thank our supporters who came, made donations, purchased items and bid on silent auctions. After expenses we raised a[…]
United Help Ukraine is proud to be part of the important project: implementation of 3D orthoses production in Ukraine! With the help of Anonymous Donor, members of UHU were able to purchase and deliver a 3D scanner for the medical center Nodus. Now it has been put into service and started helping wounded soldiers. This[…]
This year the list of presents nearly doubled compared to a similar initiative we organized last year. We received nearly 500 items — toys, art sets, warm jackets, clothes — from our supporters who selected personalized gifts from the Amazon list. All gifts were neatly packed into 23 boxes, and are on the way to Ukraine now (air shipment)[…]
Young students of The Lutsk Art School, Volyn Region, prepared the Christmas and St. Mykolai themed collection of drawings to be sent across the Atlantic Ocean to the Washington, DC area. The auction of kids drawings took place during the Ukrainian School Holiday Bazaar and Mykolai Show on December 17th, held at Holy Family Ukrainian Catholic Church in[…]
These beautiful sweaters from United Help Ukraine’s shipments have been delivered and will now be distributed among Ukrainian soldiers!
The United Help Ukraine t-shirts shipments continue to arrive in Ukraine and t-shirts are being delivered to soldiers and their families.
Part of the shipment has been distributed to battalion Aydar and to two volunteer Sotnya’s in the Central Military Hospital in Kyiv.
United Help Ukraine used $260 from the Wounded Warrior Fund to purchase a washing machine for a heavily wounded soldier. Yulian Tsyhanko was wounded by a sniper a year ago in his arm and stomach. He still has a long way to recover. Yulian’s weight before the wound was 98 kg, now his weight is 34 kg. His bedding and clothes[…]
Our volunteer in Kyiv, Yuliya Severyn, visited the hospital and met with a wounded soldier. Sergey is 22 years old. He lost his feet in the war. Sergey told Yuliya he had all the medical care he needed but there was something he would very much like to have: it is an iPhone 5. United Help Ukraine asked[…]
On October 30, 2016, team UHU, local and visiting Ukrainians and friends of Ukraine came out to support 4 Ukrainian soldiers and their support team who ran with them. These men and women from Ukraine didn’t just run a 10K, part of the US Marine Corps Marathon. They ran for all of Ukraine, to show that[…]
On October 15th, 2016, United Help Ukraine participated in the Insane Inflatable event in Manassas, VA (Washington, DC suburb). It was a fun event to be a part of, even though we all had to get up so early in the morning to start at 7 am! UHU provided 22 volunteers for the event. We[…]
On September 25, the Turkish Festival was held on Pennsylvania Ave, in the very center of Washington, DC. The festival gathered a lot of people and was a boisterous and fun event. Traditional Turkish bazaar stretched along the street, with stands full of beautiful jewelry and clothing. The air was permeated by the smell of[…]
“Some time ago (in February or March), we received a call from Oksana Osipova who told us about the opportunity of providing a humanitarian help to our hospitals via United Help Ukraine. Since the rules stipulate that the military hospitals cannot be recipients of this sort of help, we decided to contact the municipal hospital[…]
Tanya Osipova: “Today I fulfilled an amazing mission: on behalf of my dear friend and volunteer Tetyana Neeley who initiated and organized the donation of this medical humanitarian aid, I handed a large amount of the medical equipment and instruments to the Center of the Welding of Vessels and Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation in[…]
Second shipment of over 170 boxes of new and individually packed t-shirts, hoodies and socks is on its way to Ukraine
Second shipment of over 170 boxes with approximately 15,000 of NEW and individually packed t-shirts, hoodies and socks is on its way to Ukraine. The most amazing part is that this entire project is almost free for UHU but will benefit over 10,000 Ukrainian defenders at front lines and hospitals, their families, and IDP women and[…]
Earlier this month, United Help Ukraine received an urgent request for help. Wounded soldier Serhiy Khrushch who suffered amnesia caused by a heavy contusion during a combat operation in October 2014, after over a year of medical treatment and rehabilitation has been struck by a new ordeal. He was diagnosed with hepatitis and urgently needed an[…]
Memorial March to remember the victims of MH17 tragedy, a civilian plane shot down by the Russian missile on the occupied territory of sovereign Ukraine.
Coverage by the Voice of America is here and here
United Help Ukraine covers a portion of Roman’s rehabilitation bills.With the help of our donors, we paid almost $1,000 for his June monthly clinic bill. Huge thank you to Tonya Aldave, who raised majority of the funds for Roman!
United Help Ukraine has been supporting the volunteer group “Children of Ukrainian Heroes” since September 2014. During this time we shipped a lot of boxes with clothes and diapers for the children of fallen, wounded, or active Ukrainian defenders. However, this shipment was much smaller than usual, only 6 boxes, but somewhat special. Three boxes[…]
In May 2016, United Help Ukraine was able to pay for Ruslan Robert‘s medical bills with money donated to our Wounded Warrior Fund($1300). Ruslan was wounded in 2014 and lost a leg. He needs more treatment as his wounds are not healing well due to diabetes. At this time, doctors in Ukraine are not able to[…]
On May 27, Ruslan Robert‘s wheelchair suddenly broke and he urgently needed a new one. In just a couple days, with $200 from the United Help Ukraine Wounded Warrior Fund, volunteers purchased and presented a new wheelchair to Ruslan.