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The population of Ukraine is larger than Canada and the country is less than half the size of British Columbia. Over 8 million people have been displaced and crossed borders to other countries. An additional 5.4 million evacuated their homes, seeking shelter in other parts of Ukraine, because over 15 thousand apartment buildings have been damaged. This is equivalent to everyone in British Columbia and Alberta leaving their homes. More civilians have been killed in the conflict than currently live in Summerland.
• As more families arrive, we will need clothing and household goods.
• Automotive expertise to assist in evaluating, inspecting and locating suitable vehicles.
• Automotive business to provide affordable repair and maintenance assistance.
• Affordable rental housing for short and long-term accommodation.
• Hosts to provide temporary housing.
• Medical providers who will offer physical, dental and psychological support services.
“Outstanding!” That was the word used to describe the “1000 Flights Out” fundraiser for Ukraine at Venables Theatre on Feb. 23. Attendee and supporter Jim Wyse used the word to depict the performance of the entire show that featured a Ukrainian dance troupe... See:...
"A group of volunteers in Oliver are working to help families fleeing the conflict in Ukraine to establish new homes in the South Okanagan. On Monday, the ADRA Canada-Ukraine Nightingale Project requested a grant in aid in the amount of $2,500 from council..." See...
Bike Helmets Donated
Viktoriia and Yehor receive bike helmets from theBrain Injury Society in Penticton - big thanks to Nathan Aubie.
Above and Beyond
Visiting Tryzub dancers from Calgary took no rest from performing at the UNP fundraisers in Oliver and Penticton. The group dropped in to show support and briefly perform at the One World Festival in Penticton. Pictured above is a lovely solo performance. The 10...
It was an emotional time for Ukrainian performers at their second fundraising concert. This one held at the Cleland Theatre in Penticton. See the Penticton Herald's coverage:...
1000 Flights Out concert in Oliver sold out. See Penticton Herald: https://www.pentictonherald.ca/news/article_7cc50f42-b478-11ed-8c10-cbc8daa79523.html . After the show Tryzub dancers met with audience in the lobby of the Frank Venables Theatre.
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