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...]
By Vsevolod Stebliuk (translated from Ukrainian) It has been 3 months since we launched the pilot project of family rehabilitation for veterans of the Russian-Ukrainian war. With the help of donors and charitable organization United Help Ukraine, the second group of veterans was able to come for rehabilitation in the Carpathian Mountains. And once again in[…]
United Help Ukraine purchased and sent combat application tourniquets (first aid medical supplies) and flashlights to soldiers stationed in Avdijivka. Special thanks to Tamara Rudolph for coordinating this project.
A charitable concert organized by the Embassy of Ukraine in the USA / Посольство України в США and United Help Ukraine in memory of the fallen Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred was held on March 3 at the Ukrainian Embassy in Washington. Andrei Pidkivka and Solomia Gorokhivska of ensemble Gerdan, joined by pianist Andrew Kraus,[…]
On Saturday, March 11, members of the Ukrainian community gathered near the monument of Taras Shevchenko in Washington, DC. People recited their favorite poems, both in Ukrainian and translated in English, talked about Shevchenko’s life and works and about significance of the great poet to Ukrainian culture. Passersby could hear beautiful songs written on Shevchenko’s[…]
United Help Ukraine sends 2-3 pieces of luggage per month full of medical supplies In the course of the last two years United Help Ukraine covered “extra luggage” costs and arranged shipping for over 25 suitcases of medical supplies with people traveling to Ukraine. Each suitcase contained 50 pounds of medical supplies with monetary value ranging from $2,000[…]
Thanks to Brother’s Brother Foundation, United Help Ukraine shipped two containers of medical supplies to Ukraine! In the period from November 2015, United Help Ukraine shipped 2 containers of medical supplies estimated value of $250,000 each. The supplies were donated by the Brother’s Brother Foundation and were distributed to various hospitals in Ukraine, with a[…]
Life-saving medical supplies for soldiers’ first aid kits arrived in Ukraine and soon will be delivered to front lines! Special thanks to Tetyana Neeley! Details are in Sasha Krushevskaya’s report: “Thank you team United Help Ukraine and patriots from the United States for your continued support. Currently, this medicine is very important on the front lines[…]
Members of United Help Ukraine joined with others in the Ukrainian-American and Russian-American communities and others in the Washington area on Sunday to commemorate the murder of Russian democratic activist and opposition politician Boris Nemtsov in Moscow two years ago. The event was held outside the Russian Embassy on Wisconsin Avenue. An outspoken critic of[…]
Tourniquets for soldiers from battalion Aratta were bought with the money left over from the purchase of the diesel generator
United Help Ukraine, in cooperation with the U.S.-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.
T-shirts and sweatshirts from the United Help Ukraine shipment have been delivered to Ukrainian soldiers from the 93rd Brigade. Thank you to everyone who helped with organizing the shipment in the US and thank you to those who helped with the delivery to the frontline in Ukraine!
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[…]