Canadian charity, Help Us Help, donates an additional USD$119,000 (CAD $150,000) to Ukrainian World Foundation for urgent lifesaving medical and tactical supplies

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As Russia’s senseless war continues, global solidarity for Ukraine continues to mount.

The #UniteWithUkraine campaign by the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) has seen a significant increase in contributions from donors, supporters and our allies. They are coming forward in incredible numbers to help relief efforts in any way they can.

The most recent round of donations has come from Canadian charity, Help Us Help, for the amount of USD $119,000 (CAD $150,000) to the Ukrainian World Foundation for the purchase and delivery of Individual First Aid Kits (IFAKs). The donation by Help Us Help will go towards the purchase of NATO-standard Individual First Aid Kits.

This is the second round of contributions from Help Us Help, who in April this year, partnered with #UniteWithUkraine to send a shipment of 4,250 combat application tourniquets, 475 NATO-standard IFAKs and 50 medic trauma packs to Przemysl, Poland, some 15 kilometres from the border with Ukraine near Lviv. The items were then delivered to Defenders of Ukraine that were deployed to the frontlines of the war, including to trained combat paramedics.

#UniteWithUkraine has been actively fundraising to send lifesaving non-lethal tactical equipment to Ukraine’s territorial defenders.

Just last week, a UWC delegation, including President Paul Grod, was at Davos, Switzerland to raise awareness for the initiative.

In his message to the wider global community, President Paul Grod highlighted that of the 200,000 defenders on the frontlines, only 10% of them are adequately equipped. All it takes is $2,000 USD to adequately equip one defender with protective gear that can keep him or her alive during their mission.

Find out more about how you can support Ukraine’s brave frontliners at www.unitewithukraine.com

About Ukrainian World Foundation

The Ukrainian World Foundation, in cooperation with the Ukrainian World Congress, is providing emergency medical and humanitarian support to the brave civilian volunteers in Ukraine as they fight for freedom. UWF is proudly supplying volunteers in Ukraine items such as medic trauma packs, food, clothing and individual first aid kits. Unite with us in this moment! Unite with us in this fight! Help these brave men and women survive! Unite with Ukraine! Donate now to #unitewithukraine and save lives!

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About Unite With Ukraine

#UniteWithUkraine enables anyone, anywhere to provide support for the Ukrainian people as they fight for freedom, human rights and democracy.  Funds raised are being used to supply an evolving range of needs to the brave men and women on the front line, including: individual first aid kits; bullet-proof vests and helmets; night-vision goggles; and communication equipment and fuel, among other things.

https://www.unitewithukraine.com/donate_today

About Ukrainian World Congress

Established in 1967, the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) is the global voice for the Ukrainian people worldwide. As an international NGO, we represent the interests of more than 20 million Ukrainians in the diaspora, unite Ukrainian communities and organizations in 60+ countries, and work to support a democratic, prosperous, European Ukraine.  

The UWC is recognized by the United Nations Economic and Social Council as a non-governmental organization with special consultative status and has a participatory status as an international non-governmental organization with the Council of Europe. 

The UWC is part of the global Ukrainian family. We are working with trusted partners on procurement and logistics for this initiative. Our many long-standing relationships with organizations in Ukraine put us in a unique position to quickly and efficiently provide the defenders of Ukraine with the help that they need. 

The UWC is an organization that has volunteerism at its core. Our passion for our work drives our desire to maximize the impact of every donation made. We will update our donors on the impact of their donations as the Unite with Ukraine campaign progresses.  

The UWC is also leading global coordination and logistics for the Ukrainian community, and other NGO support efforts.  

www.ukrainianworldcongress.org 

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