By Yuliya Murashko: Dear friends, This is an update about the United Help Ukraine’s fundraiser that I started in November 2017 to buy a handcycle for Sasha Chalapchhiy. By Dec 31st we raised $2,090. However, things did not go as planned, in a good way. An anonymous donor purchased a brand new handcycle for Sasha![…]
Reports from volunteers on the ground and pictures from the soldiers keep coming. This one is about the items from the shipment that United Help Ukraine sent before Christmas. Everything came on time and had been delivered to the soldiers several weeks ago: 13 pairs of boots, a pair of shoes, 10 raincoats, and 26[…]
Warm gloves, thermal underwear, uniforms, and boots have been delivered to the 5th battalion UPA, 2nd Dnipro military unit, and to the 95th battalion.
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[…]
Update (1/22/2018): uniforms, thermal underwear, under helmet hats, and first aid kit components already have been delivered to the soldiers on front lines.
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[…]
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!
Some time ago United Help Ukraine raised funds to buy a car for wounded hero Anatoly Horbenko who lost legs in this war. In the video, Anatoly tells us that the car gives him mobility that he needs and that today he even used it to travel from Sumy to Kyiv to visit his doctor and made the[…]
Surgical instruments and specialized first-aid supplies for medical personnel have been delivered to the front lines.
Another parcel from United Help Ukraine has been delivered to “ASAP RESCUE”. It includes 30 CATs, 20 camouflage long-sleeved t-shirts, 50 pairs of warm long socks, underwear, and 15 packages of vitamins and medicines. Special thanks to Yuliya Murashko, Tamara Rudolph, Gennady Murashko, Yuri Yankovski!
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.[…]
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[…]
Medical supplies, cold medicine, and vitamins have been delivered to the 93rd Brigade. The delivery includes 60 decompression needles, 30 medical scissors, 30 occlusion patches, 30 Combat Gauze, 30 bandages, 30 CATs, cold medicine, and vitamin C supplements. Oleksiy Hubsky, the acting platoon commander, says that such help is very important, it provides both material[…]
The following medical supplies have been delivered to the front lines: 40 CATs and 10 first aid kit scissors have been given to the 54th Brigade 110 CATs and 20 scissors have been given to the Head of the Medical Unit for distribution to soldiers of the 58th Brigade The medics at the front lines[…]
United Help Ukraine paid $300 to purchase gas vouchers for “Angels of Taira” who save wounded on the ground zero in Eastern Ukraine.
We thank everyone who joined team UHU in supporting the Ukrainian Marathon team ( Vadym Svyrydenko, Dmytro Blokhin, Yuri Pysarchuk, Yuri Dmytrenko, Pavlo Solokha, Artem Lukashuk, Мykola Rudyk, Yegor Terekhov, Oleksandr Malanich, Oleksandr Chalapchi) during their visit to Washington, DC to participate in the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon. The team’s visit began at the[…]
United Help Ukraine raised funds for the purchase of two accumulators for wheelchair for Mykhaylo (Angel) Lupeyko. We are glad to report that these very much needed accessories have been purchased and delivered to Mykhaylo. Currently, we are raising money to help Mykhaylo purchase a car. He really needs it in his daily life to feel more self-reliant.[…]
United Help Ukraine helped with the purchase of gymnastic bars for the Irpin Military Hospital. The bars have been installed in the hospital’s gym and will be used for training and rehabilitation of wounded soldiers.
United Help Ukraine purchased and delivered 20 CATs (total cost $110) to volunteer-medics from ASAP rescue group. Thank you Tamara Rudolph for coordination!
Combat application tourniquets (CATs), military uniforms, boots, thermal underwear, socks, t-shirts, hats have been delivered to the front lines.
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[…]
Medical supplies from United Help Ukraine and Olena Kozlova-Pates have been delivered to: 1) Larisa Kirikovich (Mama) who is with the medical service of the 5th Battalion of UDA, in Maryinka, 2) Taira (Yulia Paevska), the head of the ASAP unit in Mariupol. Both Larisa (who the soldiers call simply Mama) and[…]
War hero Serhiy Khrapko lives in Kyiv with his wife and two young kids. Last year the government provided Serhiy with a new condo. However, it turned out that the heating system in the condo requires major improvement as the room temperature during last winter was only about +15C. Technicians volunteered to install the new[…]
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.
Combat application tourniquets (CAT) have been delivered to the front lines and distributed to the soldiers who had not have individual first aid kits and who urgently needed them at the time of the intensified shelling.
This new report came from the Ukrainian volunteers who hand deliver goodies to the soldiers on the front lines: Boxes of t-shirts from United Help Ukraine’s shipment have been distributed to soldiers in Avdiyivka. The t-shirts come handy for these hot summer days in the east of Ukraine.
United Help Ukraine received a note from volunteer Yuliya Severyn that T-shirts from UHU’s shipment have been distributed to wounded soldiers on treatment in the military hospital in the city of Kharkiv.
United Help Ukraine received a note from Ukrainian volunteer Borys Penchuk: 40 Combat Application Tourniquets (CAT) and t-shirts have arrived in Kyiv and will soon be delivered by Borys to soldiers and medical personnel in Mariupol. CATs are essential components of soldiers’ first aid kits.
“When you hear the phrase ‘Let it never be used’, you know you are getting medical supplies!” The Ukrainian Volunteer Army Pravyj Sector Battalion says thank you to United Help Ukraine and Bohdan Druzhkin.
Boxes containing clothes for wounded, adult diapers, and numerous medical supplies (such as, sutures, bandages, gloves, cask supplies, etc.) from United Help Ukraine’s April shipment arrived in Ukraine. Volunteer Borys Penchuk reports: – part of the medical supplies has been already delivered to the front lines; – another part has been set aside and will[…]
A few months ago United Help Ukraine organized a fundraiser (via Yuliya Murashko) with the aim of purchasing a car for wounded soldier Volodymyr Kovalsky. Thanks to many of you who contributed we were able to raise $5,220 (thus exceeding the goal of $5,000!). Today, we are happy to report that the car has been purchased![…]
A thank you note from the Ukrainian Volunteer Corps Pravyj Sector (DUK PS) for another set of small but necessary things: they received 10 pairs of boots, 30 pairs of socks, and 5 construction glasses from United Help Ukraine.
New t-shirts and sweatshirts from United Help Ukraine shipments were distributed to soldiers in Svitlodar and Kharkiv hospitals.
10 uniforms and 30 t-shirts from the United Help Ukraine shipment have been delivered to the Ukrainian Volunteer Corps Pravyj Sector (DUK PS).
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[…]
34 QuikClots (total value of $540) that are vital components of soldiers’ individual first aid kits have been delivered to the city of Kharkiv, and will be distributed to soldiers from the Ukrainian Volunteer Corps Pravyj Sector (DUK PS). Thank you Vladyslav Ovcharenko for the delivery!
A belated report: Sweaters, t-shirts, and socks from the United Help Ukraine shipment had been distributed to veterans in hospitals throughout Ukraine right in time by the Easter holiday. Thank you to everyone involved in the delivery!
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[…]
The following necessities, supplied by United Help Ukraine, are on the way to be distributed between two volunteer battalions in Ukraine: 2 boxes of military uniforms, military boots, 3 boxes of new T-shirts and thermal underwear. Video greetings from volunteers on the ground. Ukrainian volunteers Yuliya Severyn and Boris Penchuk thank UHU volunteers for their[…]
We are glad to report that, as planned, we spent part of the April 22nd piano concert proceeds to buy a pair of DonJoy Knee Braces for a soldier (total spent $800). Yesterday, May 4th, the braces have been delivered to Oleksandr Chekalov, a soldier of battalion “Aydar”. After some necessary adjustments to get the[…]