Delivery of a scooter to wounded soldier

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[…]

Publication of important handbooks on battlefield surgery (video)

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[…]

Classical Piano Concert to Benefit Ukraine’s Wounded Soldiers

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[…]

Classical Piano Concert to Benefit Wounded Ukrainian Soldiers

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[…]

Doctors at Nodus do wonders using 3D technology (video)

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[…]

3D Scanner at Work

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.[…]

Wounded soldier’s car adapted for hand-controlled operation

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[…]

FUNDRAISER: Winter Sports in Carpathians for Ukrainian Soldiers

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[…]

3D Scanner for Ukrainian Clinic

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[…]

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

Wounded soldier Serhiy Khrushch received urgently needed medication

Earlier this month, United Help Ukraine received an urgent request for help. Wounded soldier Serhiy Khrushch who suffered amnesia caused by a heavy contusion during a combat operation in October 2014, after over a year of medical treatment and rehabilitation has been struck by a new ordeal. He was diagnosed with hepatitis and urgently needed an[…]

Charity Fundraiser at Centreville United Methodist Church

On April 25, 2016 United Help Ukraine and Centreville United Methodist Church held a fundraiser to benefit Ukraine’s internally displaced people and wounded warriors. Thank you to everyone who came and supported this event! We are greateful to Pastor Michelle and entire Centreville United Methodist Church for hosting this fundraiser. Especial thank you to Tamara[…]

“We cannot stop caring for Roman, and the results of the treatment are just incredible”

Part of the funds raised during our March 19 concert “Pianists for Ukrainian Soldiers” was used to pay for the medical treatment ofRoman Kubyshkin. Roman was injured more than a year ago during a deadly fight in Peski on January 22, 2015. Ksenia Negrey says: “With each coming month, it becomes harder to pay for the[…]

A wonderful materialization of the United Help Ukraine activities! (video)

A portion of the funds raised during our March 19, 2016 concert “Pianists for Ukrainian Soldiers” was used to benefit Anatoliy Fateiev. Anatoliy was a sapper. He lost his legs in July 2015 after stepping on a landmine while clearing the road near the village of Mariinka. Юлія Северин, a volunteer from Kyiv, writes to us: “United Help[…]

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[…]

Support for a child of a soldier in his fight for recovery from a serious illness

A United Help Ukraine friend and Ukrainian volunteer Nataliya Brook visited Kostya Podolyan in the Kyiv hospital. Kostya, the son of a soldier who is currently in ATO, is fighting a serious illness for over a year now. We all hope Kostik will be doing better soon, the doctors will perform the surgery, and he will[…]

Charity Concert “Songs for Peace”

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[…]