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[…]

Winter’s Tale in the Carpathians – Part 2. Between Winter and Spring

By Vsevolod Stebliuk (translated from Ukrainian) It has been 3 months since we launched the pilot project of family rehabilitation for veterans of the Russian-Ukrainian war. With the help of donors and charitable organization United Help Ukraine, the second group of veterans was able to come for rehabilitation in the Carpathian Mountains. And once again in[…]

WINTER’S TALE IN THE CARPATHIANS (Family Rehabilitation Program for Ukrainian Veterans)

(or how a group of veterans and their families spent vacation in the Carpathians) Far, far away from the United States of America, somewhere in the blessed land of Ukraine, in the midst of the eternal Carpathians, at the foot of the legendary Hoverla mountain, at the altitude of some 1300 meters above the sea level,[…]

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[…]

Update on Christmas presents for Ukrainian kids who lost a parent

This year the list of presents nearly doubled compared to a similar initiative we organized last year. We received nearly 500 items — toys, art sets, warm jackets, clothes  — from our supporters who selected personalized gifts from the Amazon list. All gifts were neatly packed into 23 boxes, and are on the way to Ukraine now (air shipment)[…]

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[…]