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 (exceeding the goal of $5,000!). Today, we are happy to report that the car has been purchased! United[…]
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[…]
Soldiers from the 93rd brigade received from United Help Ukraine 120 bottles of antiseptic that was delivered to them right on time before the next continuous heavy shelling. The antiseptic was used to treat wounds and prevent infection.This is a small yet essential help for the soldiers. They feel our support and this is also[…]
Serhiy Khrapko lost his hand and leg in the war. Recently, he started training in the gym and has been making great progress. United Help Ukraine paid for sports equipment for Serhiy’s training: a special bench and a weight.
Sixty t-shirts from the United Help Ukraine shipment have been delivered to Chernivtsi Military Hospital.
We received a report from Захисти Волинь – Збережи Україну that life-saving medical supplies from United Help Ukraine arrived to volunteers in Ukraine and will soon be delivered to soldiers from 72nd brigade who are now at front lines. The delivery includes: 100 QuikQlot Combat Gauze, 130 Combat Application Tourniquets (CAT), 30 scissors. Special thank[…]
In March 2017 United Help Ukraine used $1,000 from its Wounded Warrior Fund to pay for medications and heart surgery for wounded soldier Valeriy Vashkevich. The request for help came from Vadim Sviridenko who personally visited Valeriy and delivered the payment for his treatment.
About a year ago, United Help Ukraine, thanks to donation from an anonymous donor, was able to purchase the 3D scanner for clinic Nodus. The device helps doctors make precision orthoses for effective rehabilitation of damaged limbs of wounded soldiers. Recently, a reporter from the Voice of America visited Nodus and talked with doctors and[…]
United Help Ukraine received a thank you note from the Volunteer Battalion OUN: “THANK YOU to the Ukrainian diaspora of Washington, the people of good will from volunteer organization United Help Ukraine for your support of the Volunteer Battalion OUN and for the important contribution in our common fight against the Moscow occupant.” Signed by[…]
Soldiers of Volunteer Battalions OUN and Arrata have received 20 QuikClots and 20 CATs (Combat Application Tourniquets) from United Help Ukraine. Thank you to donors and volunteers who helped to purchase and deliver these important components of soldiers’ first aid kits.
Piano duos by Franz Schubert Please join us on April 22 at 6:30 pm for an evening of classical piano music. All proceeds to benefit wounded Ukrainian soldiers. Doors open at 6:00 pm United Help Ukraine presents pianists Elias Dagher, Jingxuan Zhang, Sasha Beresovsky in a concert featuring piano duos by Franz Schubert, including the A-flat Variations, Andantino[…]
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[…]