Dear Friends of United Help Ukraine, If you are looking to support Ukrainian veterans or children who lost their homes to war, there are currently five fundraisers dedicated to specific causes: 1) A fundraiser for Ukrainian wounded veteran Mykhailo (“Angel”) Lupeiko who lost legs in the war. We want to help Mykhailo to buy a car. The fundraiser goal is $6,000.[…]
United Help Ukraine continues to support its Family-Focused Therapy program and sponsored yet another trip of Ukrainian soldiers and their families. The group that included six military families spent six wonderful days at a resort in Berdyansk, on the Azov Sea. This trip was held from September 29th to October 4th. (The previous three groups[…]
Medical supplies, cold medicine, and vitamins have been delivered to the 93rd Brigade. The delivery includes 60 decompression needles, 30 medical scissors, 30 occlusion patches, 30 Combat Gauze, 30 bandages, 30 CATs, cold medicine, and vitamin C supplements. Oleksiy Hubsky, the acting platoon commander, says that such help is very important, it provides both material[…]
The following medical supplies have been delivered to the front lines: 40 CATs and 10 first aid kit scissors have been given to the 54th Brigade 110 CATs and 20 scissors have been given to the Head of the Medical Unit for distribution to soldiers of the 58th Brigade The medics at the front lines[…]
United Help Ukraine paid $300 to purchase gas vouchers for “Angels of Taira” who save wounded on the ground zero in Eastern Ukraine.
What is the best way to spend a Saturday morning? – It is to volunteer for a good cause. On Oct 28th, 25 people who care about Ukraine woke up at 5am to volunteer at Insane Inflatable DC race. The organizers of the event will send $1,000 check to UHU for the volunteers’ work[…]
We thank everyone who joined team UHU in supporting the Ukrainian Marathon team ( Vadym Svyrydenko, Dmytro Blokhin, Yuri Pysarchuk, Yuri Dmytrenko, Pavlo Solokha, Artem Lukashuk, Мykola Rudyk, Yegor Terekhov, Oleksandr Malanich, Oleksandr Chalapchi) during their visit to Washington, DC to participate in the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon. The team’s visit began at the[…]
United Help Ukraine raised funds for the purchase of two accumulators for wheelchair for Mykhaylo (Angel) Lupeyko. We are glad to report that these very much needed accessories have been purchased and delivered to Mykhaylo. Currently, we are raising money to help Mykhaylo purchase a car. He really needs it in his daily life to feel more self-reliant.[…]
United Help Ukraine helped with the purchase of gymnastic bars for the Irpin Military Hospital. The bars have been installed in the hospital’s gym and will be used for training and rehabilitation of wounded soldiers.
United Help Ukraine purchased and delivered 20 CATs (total cost $110) to volunteer-medics from ASAP rescue group. Thank you Tamara Rudolph for coordination!
Combat application tourniquets (CATs), military uniforms, boots, thermal underwear, socks, t-shirts, hats have been delivered to the front lines.
Join us on Sunday October 22nd, to Support Ukrainian Wounded Warriors who will run in the 42nd US Marine Corps Marathon in Washington DC. They were wounded in the Russian War in Ukraine, but their spirit and faith are stronger than ever. This year the Ukrainian team will participate in both 10k and[…]
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)