United Help Ukraine members participated in the Washington Ukrainian Festival held at St. Andrew’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church on Saturday, September 16. A total of $662 was raised from souvenir sales and donations. Also collected were several t-shirts of dark colors for front lines and new underwear and socks for Ukrainian defenders. Thank you to all[…]
Zaporizhzhya these days is reminiscent of ancient Rome. “All roads lead to Zaporizhzhya” is the saying of our days. All roads, to the front lines and from the front lines, seam to cross here. And volunteers from all over Ukraine cross their paths in the city of Zaporizhzhya… This has become the true asset for[…]
Medical supplies from United Help Ukraine and Olena Kozlova-Pates have been delivered to: 1) Larisa Kirikovich (Mama) who is with the medical service of the 5th Battalion of UDA, in Maryinka, 2) Taira (Yulia Paevska), the head of the ASAP unit in Mariupol. Both Larisa (who the soldiers call simply Mama) and[…]
War hero Serhiy Khrapko lives in Kyiv with his wife and two young kids. Last year the government provided Serhiy with a new condo. However, it turned out that the heating system in the condo requires major improvement as the room temperature during last winter was only about +15C. Technicians volunteered to install the new[…]
Yesterday, on a beautiful sunny Sunday, the DC area Ukrainians and friends came to the Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Church to celebrate the 26th Ukraine’s Independence Day. The solemn ceremony honored the heroes who gave their lives to Ukraine’s Freedom, the soldiers who, at this very moment, defend Ukraine on the front lines. We celebrated[…]
Surgical packs, suture material, bandages, and a variety of other essential medical “bits and pieces” have been delivered to Oleksandrivsky clinical hospital in Kyiv. Doctors are very grateful for these much needed medical supplies. Many thanks to Brother’s Brother Foundation for donating the supplies, to Tetyana Neeley for organizing and gathering the donations, toYuliya Murashko[…]
Parcels from United Help Ukraine arrived to hospitals in Mariupol. The parcels included suture material, surgical instrument, laryngoscopes, bandages. The items were delivered to the Department of Pediatric Surgery and Traumatology, Anesthesiology, and to otolaryngologist and urologists. Thank you Tetyana Neeley for organizing help for the hospitals.
It’s a pleasure to see the war veterans smiling and playing with their kids during a week-long summer retreat in the Carpathian Mountains. Once again, thanks to our donors, United Help Ukraine was able to sponsor the family rehabilitation program for veterans and their families. The program is designed by war doctor Vsevolod Stebliuk[…]
Three boxes of clothes from United Help Ukraine have been delivered and distributed to residents of village Krymske in Luhansk Oblast. Thank you Tamara Rudolph for your initiative and care about children and adults living very close to front lines in eastern Ukraine.
10 pairs of boots, 15 uniforms, thermal underwear , t-shirts, socks, hats to be delivered to the East
Volunteers in Ukraine received 10 pairs of boots, 15 uniforms, thermal underwear, t-shirts, socks, hats from United Help Ukraine. Everything soon will be delivered to the East for the Volunteer Battalions. Thanks to Sasha Krushevskaya, Олексій Тараканов, Marina Baydyuk.
Combat application tourniquets (CAT) have been delivered to the front lines and distributed to the soldiers who had not have individual first aid kits and who urgently needed them at the time of the intensified shelling.
This new report came from the Ukrainian volunteers who hand deliver goodies to the soldiers on the front lines: Boxes of t-shirts from United Help Ukraine’s shipment have been distributed to soldiers in Avdiyivka. The t-shirts come handy for these hot summer days in the east of Ukraine.
United Help Ukraine received a note from volunteer Yuliya Severyn that T-shirts from UHU’s shipment have been distributed to wounded soldiers on treatment in the military hospital in the city of Kharkiv.
United Help Ukraine received a note from Ukrainian volunteer Borys Penchuk: 40 Combat Application Tourniquets (CAT) and t-shirts have arrived in Kyiv and will soon be delivered by Borys to soldiers and medical personnel in Mariupol. CATs are essential components of soldiers’ first aid kits.
Exhibition “Life on ‘Zero’” is opened July 7-21 in The Kyiv Fortress (Kyivs’ka fortetsia). Photographs made by veteran of Donbas Battalion Yuriy Velychko show everyday life of the Ukrainian soldiers on the front lines. After July 21st the exhibition will travel to other Ukrainian cities. On the video, Yuriy Velychko tells us how the idea[…]
Doctor Roman Zhezhera from the National Children’s Hospital OkhMatDyt in Kyiv contacted United Help Ukraine with an urgent request. He performed the laparoscopic splenectomy on two orphans from the ATO zone who were suffering from microspherocytic anemia. The kids required endobags for their post-surgery care but the hospital did not provide them. United Help Ukraine[…]
In May 2017, United Help Ukraine received a request to help the Center for Social and Psychological Rehabilitation of Children in the city of Slovyansk, Donetsk oblast, Ukraine. With the funds from an anonymous donor and the help of Natalka Pisnya, who personally traveled to Ukraine and visited the Center, we were able to provide[…]
United Help Ukraine and friends spent a great day at the Fort Hunt park near Washington, DC, picnicking and enjoying each other in a warm Ukrainian way. We came together on this sunny afternoon to greet Ukrainian wounded soldiers who were visiting or staying in the US for rehabilitation – Oleksandr Kosolapov, Vadim Sviridenko and[…]
“When you hear the phrase ‘Let it never be used’, you know you are getting medical supplies!” The Ukrainian Volunteer Army Pravyj Sector Battalion says thank you to United Help Ukraine and Bohdan Druzhkin.
A Ukrainian war photographer, a renowned author, Ukrainian war veterans and volunteers joined forces to organize a series of exhibitions, round tables, and concerts in local communities throughout Ukraine to tell people about the realities of this terrible war. Close interaction with war veterans will help foster active civil position, especially in the younger generation.[…]
An important equipment – pH Monitor – was purchased and delivered to Irpen Military Hospital. This purchase was made possible thanks to the funds ($2,000) donated to United Help Ukraine by an anonymous donor. This monitor will allow easier measurements of pH levels for the wounded. Many of them are being treated with multiple[…]
Boxes containing clothes for wounded, adult diapers, and numerous medical supplies (such as, sutures, bandages, gloves, cask supplies, etc.) from United Help Ukraine’s April shipment arrived in Ukraine. Volunteer Borys Penchuk reports: – part of the medical supplies has been already delivered to the front lines; – another part has been set aside and will[…]
A few months ago United Help Ukraine organized a fundraiser (via Yuliya Murashko) with the aim of purchasing a car for wounded soldier Volodymyr Kovalsky. Thanks to many of you who contributed we were able to raise $5,220 (thus exceeding the goal of $5,000!). Today, we are happy to report that the car has been purchased![…]
A thank you note from the Ukrainian Volunteer Corps Pravyj Sector (DUK PS) for another set of small but necessary things: they received 10 pairs of boots, 30 pairs of socks, and 5 construction glasses from United Help Ukraine.
Medical supplies from United Help Ukraine’s April shipment had been delivered to the hospital of Bakhmut (formerly Artemivsk). Upon arrival to Bakhmut, Ukrainian volunteers learned that local hospitals No.1 and 2 were planned to be shut down in the near future as stipulated by the medical reform that would move operations to the newly rebuilt[…]
Medical supplies and t-shirts from United Help Ukraine shipment have been delivered to the Volnovakha hospital and to soldiers at Svitlodarsk bulge. Thank you Tamara Rudolph for your help!
New t-shirts and sweatshirts from United Help Ukraine shipments were distributed to soldiers in Svitlodar and Kharkiv hospitals.
4 boxes of children clothes and 1 box of medical supplies have been delivered to Kyiv. (This delivery is part of the 39 boxes of UHU’s April shipment)
10 uniforms and 30 t-shirts from the United Help Ukraine shipment have been delivered to the Ukrainian Volunteer Corps Pravyj Sector (DUK PS).
This scooter is a gift from the Ukrainian diaspora of San Francisco to Aydar veteran Volodymyr Lehush who was wounded in the war. United Help Ukraine took on the shipping expenses to deliver the scooter from Kyiv to Kmelnytsky, the city where Volodymyr lives. Volodymyr was a sapper in the Aydar Battalion. He lost one leg and severely[…]
Once upon a time, on a rainy evening on May 11, a group of art enthusiasts gathered in a cozy Mediterranean restaurant Agora near Dupont Circle in Washington, DC. Sixteen brave artists were ready to create sixteen beautiful paintings under the thoughtful instructions of a professional artist, our very own Oleksandra Pavlyuk. The atmosphere was[…]
34 QuikClots (total value of $540) that are vital components of soldiers’ individual first aid kits have been delivered to the city of Kharkiv, and will be distributed to soldiers from the Ukrainian Volunteer Corps Pravyj Sector (DUK PS). Thank you Vladyslav Ovcharenko for the delivery!
A belated report: Sweaters, t-shirts, and socks from the United Help Ukraine shipment had been distributed to veterans in hospitals throughout Ukraine right in time by the Easter holiday. Thank you to everyone involved in the delivery!
Important handbooks on battlefield surgery “Essays on surgery of a battlefield abdomen trauma” and “Ultrasound diagnostics of abdominal trauma and its complications” have been recently re-published and distributed in the war zone hospitals in the eastern Ukraine. The authors of the handbooks are experienced Ukrainian military surgeons. United Help Ukraine’s volunteer Tetyana Neeley initiated the[…]
The following necessities, supplied by United Help Ukraine, are on the way to be distributed between two volunteer battalions in Ukraine: 2 boxes of military uniforms, military boots, 3 boxes of new T-shirts and thermal underwear. Video greetings from volunteers on the ground. Ukrainian volunteers Yuliya Severyn and Boris Penchuk thank UHU volunteers for their[…]
We are glad to report that, as planned, we spent part of the April 22nd piano concert proceeds to buy a pair of DonJoy Knee Braces for a soldier (total spent $800). Yesterday, May 4th, the braces have been delivered to Oleksandr Chekalov, a soldier of battalion “Aydar”. After some necessary adjustments to get the[…]
Wounded soldiers who are currently on treatment at the military hospital in Irpen received new t-shirts from UHU’s shipment. UHU helped to buy jackets and sneakers for wounded soldiers.
In April 2017 United Help Ukraine shipped 39 boxes of humanitarian aid to Ukraine. The total shipping cost is $1,490, which is very little in comparison to the value of the items shipped. Out of the 39 boxes: – 16 boxes will be delivered to various hospitals in Ukraine and front lines to help wounded.[…]
On April 19th, 2017 United Help Ukraine fulfilled the promise to help with buying a car for wounded soldier Anatoly Horbenko. Funds were raised during the concert to commemorate Heavenly Hundred, hosted by the Embassy of Ukraine in the USA / Посольство України в США on March 3rd. UHU transferred $4,000 to help Anatoliy to[…]
Last Saturday’s concert by three musicians was a storm, a tempest, and a lyrical reverie. Three friends Jingxuan Zhang, Elias Dagher, and Sasha Beresovsky were expressive and captivatingly extreme at the piano and friendly and insightful in the off-the-stage chats. The Ukrainian community of the DC area enjoyed hosting this event and, at the same[…]