“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 (exceeding the goal of $5,000!). Today, we are happy to report that the car has been purchased! United[…]
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[…]
In April 2017 United Help Ukraine shipped 39 boxes of humanitarian aid to Ukraine. The total shipping cost is $1,490, which is very little in comparison to the value of the items shipped. Out of the 39 boxes: – 16 boxes will be delivered to various hospitals in Ukraine and front lines to help wounded.[…]
On April 19th, 2017 United Help Ukraine fulfilled the promise to help with buying a car for wounded soldier Anatoly Horbenko. Funds were raised during the concert to commemorate Heavenly Hundred, hosted by the Embassy of Ukraine in the USA / Посольство України в США on March 3rd. UHU transferred $4,000 to help Anatoliy to[…]
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[…]
Soldiers from the 93rd brigade received from United Help Ukraine 120 bottles of antiseptic that was delivered to them right on time before the next continuous heavy shelling. The antiseptic was used to treat wounds and prevent infection.This is a small yet essential help for the soldiers. They feel our support and this is also[…]
Serhiy Khrapko lost his hand and leg in the war. Recently, he started training in the gym and has been making great progress. United Help Ukraine paid for sports equipment for Serhiy’s training: a special bench and a weight.
We received a report from Захисти Волинь – Збережи Україну that life-saving medical supplies from United Help Ukraine arrived to volunteers in Ukraine and will soon be delivered to soldiers from 72nd brigade who are now at front lines. The delivery includes: 100 QuikQlot Combat Gauze, 130 Combat Application Tourniquets (CAT), 30 scissors. Special thank[…]
In March 2017 United Help Ukraine used $1,000 from its Wounded Warrior Fund to pay for medications and heart surgery for wounded soldier Valeriy Vashkevich. The request for help came from Vadim Sviridenko who personally visited Valeriy and delivered the payment for his treatment.
United Help Ukraine received a thank you note from the Volunteer Battalion OUN: “THANK YOU to the Ukrainian diaspora of Washington, the people of good will from volunteer organization United Help Ukraine for your support of the Volunteer Battalion OUN and for the important contribution in our common fight against the Moscow occupant.” Signed by[…]
Soldiers of Volunteer Battalions OUN and Arrata have received 20 QuikClots and 20 CATs (Combat Application Tourniquets) from United Help Ukraine. Thank you to donors and volunteers who helped to purchase and deliver these important components of soldiers’ first aid kits.
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[…]
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[…]
United Help Ukraine purchased and sent combat application tourniquets (first aid medical supplies) and flashlights to soldiers stationed in Avdijivka. Special thanks to Tamara Rudolph for coordinating this project.
Life-saving medical supplies for soldiers’ first aid kits arrived in Ukraine and soon will be delivered to front lines! Special thanks to Tetyana Neeley! Details are in Sasha Krushevskaya’s report: “Thank you team United Help Ukraine and patriots from the United States for your continued support. Currently, this medicine is very important on the front lines[…]
Tourniquets for soldiers from battalion Aratta were bought with the money left over from the purchase of the diesel generator
Soldiers from battalion Aratta received a diesel generator, a set of wrenches, and 3 gallons of fuel ($650 total value). In the video, the soldier tells us that all the soldiers appreciate assistance from Ukrainian diaspora and United Help Ukraine and send us their love. We love you too, dear defenders of Ukraine’s freedom, and[…]
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[…]
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.[…]
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[…]
The soldiers there send us greetings and many THANKS for the uniforms. “We won’t let you down!” they assure us. Of course, we know this, dear Defenders of Ukraine! A big THANK YOU to our volunteers in Ukraine who delivered the uniforms to the front line and brought us back pictures and greetings from our[…]
(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,[…]
Ukrainian soldiers received uniforms from UHU’s shipment!
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
United Help Ukraine sent 21 boxes of used uniforms of $900 total value (about 400 pieces, suits and pants). Today, we received first reports that the boxes started to arrive in Ukraine and are being distributed to soldiers.
T-shirts and sweatshirts from the United Help Ukraine shipment have been delivered to Ukrainian soldiers from the 93rd Brigade. Thank you to everyone who helped with organizing the shipment in the US and thank you to those who helped with the delivery to the frontline in Ukraine!
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[…]
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[…]