Paying for medications for tuberculosis treatment

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[…]

Educational games for schools that are close to the front line

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[…]

The 5th group of war veterans and their families traveled to the Carpathians

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[…]

Evening in the Embassy of Ukraine in commemoration of the Heavenly Hundred

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[…]

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,[…]

Warm clothes shipped to front lines

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[…]

Dynamic Stair Trainer delivered to Military Hospital in Irpin

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[…]

A car for war hero Serhiy Khrapko has been purchased

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[…]

Boxes with thermal underwear and uniforms received by ASAP Emergency Medical Service Khottabych

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 Christmas gifts for children arrived in Mykolaiv

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[…]

#GivingTuesday report

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[…]

Your Christmas gifts are on the way to Ukraine!

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[…]

Current fundraisers for United Help Ukraine

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.[…]

Six veterans and their families spent vacation on the Azov sea

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[…]

Vacation in the Carpathians for veterans and their families

   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[…]

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​.

Supplies for the post-surgery care for two orphans from the ATO zone

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[…]

Help delivered to the Slovyansk Center for Social and Psychological Rehabilitation of Children

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[…]