Support Ukrainian Wounded Warriors at Marine Corps Marathon

  Join us on Sunday October 22nd, to Support Ukrainian Wounded Warriors who will run in the 42nd US Marine Corps Marathon in Washington DC.   They were wounded in the Russian War in Ukraine, but their spirit and faith are stronger than ever. This year the Ukrainian team will participate in both 10k and[…]

United Help Ukraine members at the Washington Ukrainian Festival

United Help Ukraine members participated in the Washington Ukrainian Festival held at St. Andrew’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church on Saturday, September 16. A total of $662 was raised from souvenir sales and donations. Also collected were several t-shirts of dark colors for front lines and new underwear and socks for Ukrainian defenders. Thank you to all[…]

The 26th Ukrainian Independence Day celebration

Yesterday, on a beautiful sunny Sunday, the DC area Ukrainians and friends came to the Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Church to celebrate the 26th Ukraine’s Independence Day. The solemn ceremony honored the heroes who gave their lives to Ukraine’s Freedom, the soldiers who, at this very moment, defend Ukraine on the front lines. We celebrated[…]

Supporting the art project “Life on ‘Zero'” (video)

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[…]

Raising awareness about realities of the war with Russia

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.[…]

Charitable concert in commemoration of the Heavenly Hundred (video)

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,[…]

Celebration of the 203rd Anniversary of Taras Shevchenko’s Birthday (video)

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[…]

Meeting in memory of Boris Nemtsov

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[…]

Vigil to remember Ukraine’s Heavenly Hundred (video)

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[…]

Heavenly Hundred Commemoration – Charitable Concert

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[…]

Ukrainian Diaspora supports wounded Ukrainian soldiers at the US Marine Corps Marathon (video)

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 the 10K, a part of the US Marine Corps Marathon. They ran for all of Ukraine, to show that[…]

Film Screening: The Resilient People of Ukraine

Film Screening: The Resilient People of Ukraine at George Mason University Founders Hall, Arlington, VA – Internationally Acclaimed Documentary: “The Babushkas of Chernobyl” by Holly Morris. – Short Documentary: “Pianino for Peace” by Max Rykov. The film won the Rising Star Award at the International Peace and Film Festival in Orlando, FL. Photo of this[…]

Pianists for Ukrainian Soldiers

On March 19th United Help Ukraine hosted an evening of classical music “Pianists for Ukrainian Soldiers.” Five wonderful young artists John Urban, Andreas Ioannides, Mathilde Handelsman, Elias Dagher, and Sasha Beresovsky from Jacobs School of Music (Indiana University) and New England Conservatory travelled to the DC area all the way from Indiana and Massachusetts to[…]

2016 Heavenly Hundred Commemoration – Charity Concert

Heavenly Hundred Commemoration – Charity Concert by “Gerdan” This year marks the Second Anniversary of the mass shootings on Maidan during the Revolution of Dignity, Ukraine’s fight for Freedom. The Embassy of Ukraine in the USA, Gerdan and United Help Ukraine invite you to a charity concert to commemorate the Heavenly Hundred who gave their[…]

International Day of Remembrance

MEMORIAL MARCH – MH17 SHOT DOWN. Solemn commemoration of the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH 17. WHEN: Friday, July 17th – 5:30pm to 6:30pm WHERE: Gather at Lafayette Square and proceed to the official residence of the Russian Ambassador at 1125 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC. WHY: Delivery of an appeal to the Russian[…]