In March, United Help Ukraine received a request to help paying for medications for an ATO veteran Oleksiy who has a difficult form of tuberculosis and needed an urgent agressive treatment. In 2014, Oleksiy volunteered for the army and defended Ukraine at the front lines near Tolakivka, Hnutove, Shirokine. He has been treated for tuberculosis[…]
UHU is proud to support Wounded Ukrainian servicemen in their efforts to lead the active lifestyle. We purchased a 4 kilogram (8lb) shot for the shot put competition for Serhiy Khrapko, so he can take part in the tryouts for the Invictus Games this spring. We wish Serhiy the best and hope he[…]
Best way to spend Saturday? Pack 55 boxes with uniforms, medical aid, children clothes. Soon will be shipped to Ukraine.
Part of the money raised at the event on February 23 was collected to buy educational Ukrainian language material for schools in Donbas and Crimea. For this, we partnered with Ukrainian organization Не будь байдужим (Don’t be indifferent!) who bought 120 sets (4,800 hrv total) of fun educational puzzle game for kids “Мандрівкa Україною” (Ukrainian Journey). While playing[…]
Taira’s Angels ASAP RESCUE are grateful to United Help Ukraine for halo chest seals (30pcs), needles for use in treatment of a tension pneumothorax (60pcs); coupons for gas (100 liters of A92; 100 liters of diesel fuel.)
Five medical backpacks with halo chest seals, Israeli bandages, QuikClots from United Help Ukraine have been delivered to the front lines. Thank you Roman Dzivinsky for the delivery and report.
Some wonderful news just came from our Ukrainian volunteers: Mykhaylo (“Angel”) Lupeiko now has a new car! Thank you to everyone who contributed to the United Help Ukraine’s facebook fundraiser organized by Tanya Aldave to buy a car for the wounded Ukrainian hero! Before the war, Mykhaylo (Angel) worked as a stage technician in his hometown of[…]
On the New Year’s Eve, the fifth group of veterans and their families has spent a week-long vacation in the Carpathian Mountains. This group consisted of commanding officers, doctors, and chaplains. They spent another difficult year in a combat service in the ATO, a year they spent in a struggle for the lives of the[…]
United Help Ukraine’s Wounded Warrior Fund has provided $300 for part of the ongoing oncology treatment of ATO veteran Ihor Biloblotsky.
On Friday, February 23rd, members of the Ukrainian community and the American friends of Ukraine gathered at the Embassy of Ukraine in the USA / Посольство України в США for an event in commemoration of the Heavenly Hundred of the Revolution of Dignity. The Ambassador of Ukraine Валерій Чалий (Valeriy Chaly) spoke at the event[…]
Ukrainians and friends came together to the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC on Sunday afternoon to remember the Heavenly Hundred of the Ukrainian Revolution of Dignity. The event opened with “Plyne Kacha”, speakers remembered the days of Maidan, the unity and humanity of the people who came to the central square in Kyiv to oppose[…]
30 pairs of snow boots, 40 pairs of sneakers, toys and clothes for children in a rehabilitation center in Chernihiv Region.
Our Ukrainian volunteers have delivered over 30 pairs of snow boots and 40 pairs of sneakers to the children of rehabilitation center in Budyshe Village, a remote area in Chernihiv Region. Thanks to our supporters who contributed to this fundraiser, kids will have warm feet in the cold winter!!! All children also received new winter coats, clothes,[…]
By Yuliya Murashko: Dear friends, This is an update about the United Help Ukraine’s fundraiser that I started in November 2017 to buy a handcycle for Sasha Chalapchhiy. By Dec 31st we raised $2,090. However, things did not go as planned, in a good way. An anonymous donor purchased a brand new handcycle for Sasha![…]
Reports from volunteers on the ground and pictures from the soldiers keep coming. This one is about the items from the shipment that United Help Ukraine sent before Christmas. Everything came on time and had been delivered to the soldiers several weeks ago: 13 pairs of boots, a pair of shoes, 10 raincoats, and 26[…]
Warm gloves, thermal underwear, uniforms, and boots have been delivered to the 5th battalion UPA, 2nd Dnipro military unit, and to the 95th battalion.
One of the main initiatives of United Help Ukraine is to provide humanitarian aid to Ukrainian defenders at the front lines. Due to the very tough living conditions and cold winter weather warm clothes and medical supplies are needed in larger quantities than currently provided by the government. Our “adopted” soldier Max (who[…]
Presents to children of Fallen Heroes at military base “Desna” have been distributed. All kids are very happy!!! Thanks to everyone who donated for the Christmas gifts! Thank you to our dear volunteers in Ukraine who traveled to the base and delivered the presents to the kids!
A few months ago, the Head of the Military Hospital in Irpin, Ukraine, has asked the United Help Ukraine team to assist in purchasing equipment for a newly established department of the amputee rehabilitation. The hospital urgently needed the Dynamic Stair Trainer that would enable amputee patients to train and practice different slopes, stairs, and gaits[…]
Update (1/22/2018): uniforms, thermal underwear, under helmet hats, and first aid kit components already have been delivered to the soldiers on front lines.
Children and mothers with young kids from the village of Luhanske received kids clothes and pampers from United Help Ukraine. A big thank you to Tamara Rudolph and Yuliya Murashko.
Friends, a big thank you to all of you who donated money and shared our fundraiser for purchasing a car for wounded warrior Serhiy Khrapko! Today, we have great news, the car has been purchased! War hero Serhiy Khrapko lives in Kyiv with his wife and two young kids. Before the war, Serhiy worked in[…]
Shoes, shoes, and more shoes — for 28 children at rehabilitation center in Chernihiv Region. We have purchased and shipped over 30 pairs of winter boots and 40 pairs of snickers. Thank you all who donated !!!! We couldn’t have done it without you!
Little Danya, whose dad is fighting in the Kulchitsky Battalion, received a beautiful winter coat and boots. Just look at this smile! Thank you everyone who joined us for this project!
United Help Ukraine had been nominated by the All-Ukrainian Women Rukh (movement) “For Free Ukraine” and was recognized for its active position in building independent and free Ukraine. Thank you for the honor, friends! The United Help Ukraine team is grateful to all donors and volunteers who help us in every endeavor — this medal[…]
Two large boxes with thermal underwear and uniform pants and shirts have been received by volunteers of ASAP Emergency Medical Service Khottabych and will soon be delivered to the front lines. Thanks to volunteers of ASAP EMS Hottabych and Yuliya Murashko, Tamara Rudolph, Геннадий Мурашко, Yuri Yankovski!
Two large boxes with backpacks, lego blocks and other toys for 18 children of Fallen and Wounded Ukrainian Heroes from Mykolaiv Region have been received by volunteers in Ukraine. The volunteers already presented the gifts to some kids and are going to travel around the region in the coming days distributing the rest of them.[…]
5 boxes for 37 children from Kramatorsk Center for Social and Psychological Rehabilitation arrived in Ukraine
5 boxes for 37 children from Kramatorsk Center for Social and Psychological Rehabilitation arrived in Ukraine. Volunteers will travel to Kramatorsk on December 25th. They are happy and excited and plan to dress up as Santas and create a real holiday for the kids. Thanks again to everyone who purchased the gifts and helped us[…]
Surgical instruments, suture material, other medical supplies delivered to Oleksandrivsky hospital in Kyiv (video)
Surgical instruments, suture material, and a variety of other essential medical supplies have been delivered to Oleksandrivsky clinical hospital in Kyiv. Highly skilled doctors in the Oleksandrivsky hospital provide quality health care not only to Kyiv residents but also to people who were forced to leave their homes in the Donbas region. Doctors are extremely[…]
United Help Ukraine received a thank you note from the Khodoriv City Hospital: “Khodoriv’s City Hospital is sincerely thanking volunteer organizations United Help Ukraine and Ukraine Ponad Usse for medical humanitarian aid. We hope to continue working with you.” Thank you Brother’s Brother Foundation for your amazing ongoing support with helping sending to Ukraine needed[…]
Dear Friends, Thanks to your generosity, on November 28th during the #GivingTuesday campaign, United Help Ukraine raised a total of $7,730. In addition, we received the following note from Facebook about the matching of the donations: “Thanks to the generosity of donors, Facebook and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are matching $670.00 in donations[…]
Friends, We want to provide an update on our project “Christmas gifts” for children. The weekend before Thanksgiving, four of our UHU volunteers gathered to pack gifts and prepare for the shipping. It took them over 6 hours to sort the presents and pack them into 18 boxes. In addition to the gifts purchased[…]
On November 17, many of us enjoyed the performance of DakhaBrakha that was held in Strathmore Music Center. United Help Ukraine had been invited to participate in the pre-concert panel discussion and was represented by board members Marina Baydyuk and Oleksandra Pavlyuk. The topic of the discussion was “The Path of the[…]
Some time ago United Help Ukraine raised funds to buy a car for wounded hero Anatoly Horbenko who lost legs in this war. In the video, Anatoly tells us that the car gives him mobility that he needs and that today he even used it to travel from Sumy to Kyiv to visit his doctor and made the[…]
Surgical instruments and specialized first-aid supplies for medical personnel have been delivered to the front lines.
Another parcel from United Help Ukraine has been delivered to “ASAP RESCUE”. It includes 30 CATs, 20 camouflage long-sleeved t-shirts, 50 pairs of warm long socks, underwear, and 15 packages of vitamins and medicines. Special thanks to Yuliya Murashko, Tamara Rudolph, Gennady Murashko, Yuri Yankovski!
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.[…]