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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Another report about the Christmas presents!

Volunteers from group “Children of Ukrainian heroes” had the idea that each child should find his or her Christmas present under the Christmas tree. So they did everything possible (and sometimes nearly impossible) to make sure the presents were delivered to the kids by New Year’s Eve. Then moms took photos of their kids with[…]

A new report from the Volyn region: Christmas gifts for kids of Ukrainian Heroes

Dear Friends, we received a thank you note and Christmas greetings from the Ukrainian volunteers who delivered toys, winter coats and warm clothes to 60 children of Fallen and Missing in Action Ukrainian Heroes from the Volyn region. These are the Christmas gifts that you purchased back in November and early December based on UHU’s[…]

UHU shipments with your gifts for children of Ukrainian defenders arrived just in time for the New Year Holiday!

Dear friends, we have the most exciting news for you just in time for New Year’s Eve! UHU shipments with your gifts for children of Ukrainian defenders arrived just in time for the Holiday! What did you do in the morning of the last day of the year? Here is how the day started for[…]

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[…]

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[…]