Friends, last year many of you helped us to raise funds for a car for Mykhaylo (Angel) Lupeiko who lost both legs to the war. As we reported, about a year ago, Angel bought the car and has been actively using it since then. Because he has the car, he is able to take classes[…]
On Friday, March 1, members of the community and friends of Ukraine gathered in the Embassy of Ukraine in the USA / Посольство України в США to honor the memory of the Heavenly Hundred of Ukraine’s Revolution of Dignity of 2013-2014. In his opening speech, Ambassador Valeriy Chaly, thanked the Ukrainian community and volunteer organizations in the[…]
On Saturday, October 27th, United Help Ukraine, US Ukrainian Activists, the Embassy of Ukraine in the USA, and Ukrainian Diaspora welcomed the team of Ukrainian heroes who came to Washington, DC to run in the 43rd Marine Corps Marathon. On Sunday, October 28th, the team successfully completed 10K and 42K distances. Many members of Ukrainian[…]
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[…]
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,[…]
Ukrainian charitable fund “From hospitals to frontlines” received six packages of adult diapers from the last United Help Ukraine’s shipment.
UHU is proud to again support Wounded Ukrainian servicemen in their aspiration to lead the active lifestyle. We purchased various bow accessories for Serhiy Khrapko ( Сергій Храпко) so he can take part in the tryouts for the Invictus Games this spring. We wish Serhiy the best and hope he will be able[…]
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[…]
UHU is proud to support Wounded Ukrainian servicemen in their efforts to lead the active lifestyle. We purchased a 4 kilogram (8lb) shot for the shot put competition for Serhiy Khrapko, so he can take part in the tryouts for the Invictus Games this spring. We wish Serhiy the best and hope he[…]
Best way to spend Saturday? Pack 55 boxes with uniforms, medical aid, children clothes. Soon will be shipped to Ukraine.
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[…]
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[…]
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![…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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.[…]
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.
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[…]
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[…]
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 and friends spent a great day at the Fort Hunt park near Washington, DC, picnicking and enjoying each other in a warm Ukrainian way. We came together on this sunny afternoon to greet Ukrainian wounded soldiers who were visiting or staying in the US for rehabilitation – Oleksandr Kosolapov, Vadim Sviridenko and[…]
New t-shirts and sweatshirts from United Help Ukraine shipments were distributed to soldiers in Svitlodar and Kharkiv hospitals.
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[…]
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[…]
Wounded soldiers who are currently on treatment at the military hospital in Irpen received new t-shirts from UHU’s shipment. UHU helped to buy jackets and sneakers for wounded soldiers.
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[…]
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.
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.
About a year ago, United Help Ukraine, thanks to donation from an anonymous donor, was able to purchase the 3D scanner for clinic Nodus. The device helps doctors make precision orthoses for effective rehabilitation of damaged limbs of wounded soldiers. Recently, a reporter from the Voice of America visited Nodus and talked with doctors and[…]
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[…]
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,[…]
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.[…]