A respiratory ventilator for an ambulance working on the front line

ASAP Zaytsevo received a respiratory ventilator. It will be used in an ambulance working on the front line in the Donetsk region. Funds for this important medical equipment were raised at a charitable Ukrainian dinner/fundraiser held on May 7 in the Centerville United Methodist Church. Thank you everyone who took part in the fundraiser! Special[…]

Antibiotics for a wounded soldier

United Help Ukraine​ responded to an urgent request of purchasing antibiotics for a wounded soldier who was just transferred from the intensive care to a regular unit in a military hospital. Due to a large number of wounded soldiers recently admitted by the hospital, the hospital had to urgently make additional order of medication; however,[…]

Charitable Classical Piano Concert to Benefit Ukraine’s Wounded Soldiers

The Charitable Concert last Saturday was an incredible celebration of classical piano music. The three musicians took turns at the piano creating a dynamic and beautiful performance. We want to give them another round of applause. Bravo!   Proceeds from the event, after accounting for expenses, are $3,074.09. This includes the $615 raised from the[…]

Car for Mykhaylo (“Angel”)

Some wonderful news just came from our Ukrainian volunteers: Mykhaylo (“Angel”) Lupeiko now has a new car! Thank you to everyone who contributed to the United Help Ukraine’s facebook fundraiser organized by Tanya Aldave​ to buy a car for the wounded Ukrainian hero! Before the war, Mykhaylo (Angel) worked as a stage technician in his hometown of[…]

Evening in the Embassy of Ukraine in commemoration of the Heavenly Hundred

On Friday, February 23rd, members of the Ukrainian community and the American friends of Ukraine gathered at the Embassy of Ukraine in the USA / Посольство України в США for an event in commemoration of the Heavenly Hundred of the Revolution of Dignity. The Ambassador of Ukraine Валерій Чалий (Valeriy Chaly) spoke at the event[…]

Dynamic Stair Trainer delivered to Military Hospital in Irpin

A few months ago, the Head of the Military Hospital in Irpin, Ukraine, has asked the United Help Ukraine team to assist in purchasing equipment for a newly established department of the amputee rehabilitation. The hospital urgently needed the Dynamic Stair Trainer that would enable amputee patients to train and practice different slopes, stairs, and gaits[…]

A car for war hero Serhiy Khrapko has been purchased

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[…]

Current fundraisers for United Help Ukraine

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.[…]

Welcoming the Ukrainian Team at the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon

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[…]

Accumulators for wheelchair for wounded soldier

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.[…]

Support Ukrainian Wounded Warriors at Marine Corps Marathon

  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[…]

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[…]

A car for a soldier who lost legs in the war

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Charitable concert in commemoration of the Heavenly Hundred (video)

A charitable concert organized by the Embassy of Ukraine in the USA / Посольство України в США​ and United Help Ukraine in memory of the fallen Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred was held on March 3 at the Ukrainian Embassy in Washington. Andrei Pidkivka and Solomia Gorokhivska of ensemble Gerdan, joined by pianist Andrew Kraus,[…]

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.[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]