The Charity Concert “Songs for Peace”
with Anastasiya Prykhodko
(Ukrainian folk rock and traditional pop singer)
March 7, 2015 at George Washington Masonic Memorial in Alexandria, VA.
Organized by United Help Ukraine, sponsored by Buy Ukrainian and Champions Realty/Champions Mortgage
The concert gathered 290 guests, and United Help Ukraine collected $8,576 in net proceeds that will be used to buy life-saving medical supplies that United Help Ukraine will send to volunteers in Ukraine who provide them to various Ukrainian defenders. These volunteer groups include Ð”Ð¾Ð¿Ð¾Ð¼Ð¾Ð³Ð° Ð—ÐµÐ½Ñ–Ñ‚Ð½Ð¾-Ñ€Ð°ÐºÐµÑ‚Ð½Ð¾Ð¼Ñƒ Ð¿Ð¾Ð»ÐºÑƒ Ð£ÐºÑ€Ð°Ñ—Ð½Ð¸ and Volyn Warriors Ð—Ð°Ñ…Ð¸ÑÑ‚Ð¸ Ð’Ð¾Ð»Ð¸Ð½ÑŒ -Ð—Ð±ÐµÑ€ÐµÐ¶Ð¸ Ð£ÐºÑ€Ð°Ñ—Ð½Ñƒ and provide medical supplies to multiple units, such as #14, 16, 72, 80, 95, 24, Volyn, Svityaz, Azov, Aydar, and NatGuard, among others. Ten percent from the net proceeds raised will be given to Maidan UCCC to produce a movie â€œTrue Rusâ€ (http://www.truerusmovie.com).
In addition to the concert revenue, Untied Help Ukraine raised $1,450 in souvenir sales and audience donations.
Media about this event (in Ukrainian):