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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.
After one year apart, Oleksandr was finally able to join Olena and their two daughters Veronika and Viktoriia, arriving in Kelowna last night. The family cat, Vasya, travelled with Oleksandr from Ukraine to Bucharest, Frankfurt to Vancouver and finally Kelowna. The...
Ukraine Nightingale Project would like to thank the Penticton Legion, Terry Michels, and our amazing Ukrainian families that partnered with us to run a Ukrainian fund raising dinner on Saturday,October 21st. The event featured home made Ukrainian dishes including...
Tatiana Wildman received her Canadian Citizenship a few days ago. We are so grateful for her contribution in the role of translater for UNP. We couldn't do our work without people like Tatiana. 🇨🇦
Dr. Gerald Partridge volunteered to drive Milena and Amiran to their first day of school in Keremeos. Afterward, Gerald couldn't help but think about the horrible circumstances that the war had brought to these innocent children...and he wrote this poem that we...
Family that recently arrived from Ukraine has learned how to speak the language of food. The plan was to prepare a variety of regional dishes, share them at the local market, and let the people of Keremeos discover something different--making some money in the process.
Sponsor photoshoot with our favourite Travel agent, Suzanne Whyte of Uniglobe Travel in Comox. Suzanne arranges most UNP related travel. Susanne organizes travel from Ukraine to Canada, and, most recently, for the Calgary Tryzub Troupe to and from our fundraising...
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