Charity, social service

  • 17 August 2018, 13:15 | Announcements | view video | 

    Responsible Christians to gather in Lviv for the God-Man-Ukraine forum

    God-Man-Ukraine, a forum of responsible Christians, will be held on August 18, 2018, on the premises of Lviv Theological Seminary of the Holy Spirit (35 Khutorivka St., 09:30 through 18:00).

  • 10 August 2018, 10:08 | Charity, social service | 

    UOC (MP) sent 40 tons of aid to LPR

    Four trucks of humanitarian aid totaling about 6,000 sets, weighing almost 40 tons, were delivered to the diocesan centers of Luhansk and Rovenky (areas controlled by the so-called Luhansk People's Republic) on August 1, 2018, as part of the Mission of Mercy and Reconciliation project of the Synodal Department of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate for social and humanitarian affairs, implemented with the support of the International Charitable Organization Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe, a humanitarian organization of Protestant churches in Germany, Religion in Ukraine reports citing the website of the UOC.

  • 21 July 2018, 11:53 | Charity, social service | 

    Baptists dispatch 90 tons of humanitarian aid to Donbas

    In the framework of a regular humanitarian project, which started in July, the faithful of the All-Ukrainian Union of Churches of Evangelical Christian Baptists delivered about 90 tons of cargo to the east of Ukraine. About 20,000 children and adults will be able to receive food and hygiene kits this time.

  • 30 June 2018, 08:32 | Charity, social service | 

    Faith and Light community in Ukraine marks its 25th anniversary

    On June 28, in Kyiv, at the Patriarchal Cathedral of the Resurrection of the UGCC, the “Faith and Light” community in Ukraine celebrated its 25th anniversary with the blessing of Patriarch Sviatoslav.

  • 21 February 2018, 12:13 | Charity, social service | 

    Over UAH 2 million allocated to repair the burn care facility in Kramatorsk in eastern Ukraine

    In the city of Kramatorsk, Donetsk region, on February 20, the official opening of the burn care facility of the Communal Medical Establishment No. 3 took place, for which major repairs were allocated UAH 2 389 560.00. This project was carried out by the executive partner of the "Pope for Ukraine" - the Charity Association “Emmanuel”.

  • 3 February 2018, 10:44 | Charity, social service | 

    Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA Supports Elderly Refugees in Mariupol

    The Society has raised and funded over $1.3 million projects in Ukraine. The major effort most recently supported by St. Andrew’s Society has focused on charitable outreach.

  • 18 January 2018, 21:39 | RCC in Ukraine

    Bishop Stanislav Shyrokoradiuk: ACN supports beleaguered Christian communities in Ukraine

  • 3 January 2018, 09:55 | Charity, social service | 

    Over 150 thousand Ukrainians get help from the Adventists’ social projects

  • 3 January 2018, 08:47 | Charity, social service | 

    Lviv residents may buy 12 dishes for Christmas Eve and become sponsor

  • 13 November 2017, 11:56 | Charity, social service | 

    Roman Catholics open a shelter for homeless in Lviv

    On Sunday, November 12, a shelter for homeless located on Mazepa street in Lviv was blessed. The liturgy was led by Archbishop of the RCC in Ukraine Mieczyslaw Mokrzycki, reports Zaxid.net.

  • 6 November 2017, 13:10 | Charity, social service | 

    Protestants open already the 40th family-type children's home

    The German Charity Foundation “Bridge of Life”, together with the churches of the Evangelical Christian-Baptist Golgotha ​​and the Church of the Christians, built and provided housing for a family-type orphanage built on the basis of the Vasyliev family and the Nesteruki family of caregivers.

  • 6 November 2017, 10:19 | Charity, social service | 

    St Michael is waiting for his assistants

    For many years, long before the holiday of Nicholas, the Maltese Aid Service starts the traditional action “St. Nicholas comes to orphans.”

  • 20 October 2017, 12:57 | Charity, social service | 

    Roman Catholics to open shelter for single mothers near Kharkiv

    On October 21, a new shelter titled “Single Mother” will be opened in the urban settlement of Korotych near Kharkiv. This is a joint project implemented by the Diocese of Kharkiv and Zaporizhzhya of the Roman Catholic Church in Ukraine, the Catholic nuns – Missionaries of Charity (Orionists), who have been working in the streets with children and single mothers in crisis situations for over 20 years in Kharkiv Region, the diocesan press service reported.

  • 13 July 2017, 09:55 | Religion and society | 

    Cardinal Leonardo Sandri met with the IDPs from Donbas in Kharkiv

    On July 12, Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, Papal Nuncio Claudio Gugerotti and Patriarch of the UGCC, Sviatoslav (Shevchuk) arrived in Kharkiv. At the airport, they met the Exarch of Kharkiv of the UGCC Basil (Tuchapets), Bishop Jan (Sobilo) of the RCC and the clergy of the exarchate. This is reported by the Department of Information of the UGCC.

  • 25 April 2017, 10:41 | Charity, social service

    RCC opens in Slovyansk a rehabilitation center for people with war trauma

    On April 24, 2017, a psychological rehabilitation center PROMYR intended for people with trauma of war was opened in Slovyansk. The event gathered many guests not only from Donetsk region. Attending the opening were MPs of Ukraine Hanna Hopko, Commissioner of the President of Ukraine for Children's Rights, Chairman of the Initiatives “Pope for Ukraine” Bishop Jan Sobilo.

  • 5 April 2017, 11:35 | Charity, social service

    Six thousand families of Donetsk and Luhansk regions to get potatoes and seeds from the Pope

    "SEED - food for every day. Providing people in the area of ​​military conflict with seeds for home gardens” - Charity Association “Emmanuel” has started a new project in the framework of the Initiative “Pope for Ukraine.”

  • 5 April 2017, 11:08 | Charity, social service

    On Easter needy residents of Lviv to have common festive breakfast

    On the paschal week, the Department of Social Protection of Lviv City Council is to organize the traditional Easter breakfast for the people who, due to certain life circumstances, are unable to live the spiritual atmosphere of the Resurrection of Christ in their family, this activity is aimed to save the familial spirit of the holiday and to enable the neediest to try themselves to Easter dishes.

  • 29 March 2017, 13:45 | Charity, social service

    Maltese Relief Service provides Caritas with field kitchens for the buffer zone

    On March 28, in Zaporizhia representatives of Maltese Aid Service, who arrived from Ivano-Frankivsk, officially handed over to Caritas Ukraine three field kitchens for use in the buffer zone, and the components for their functioning (fuel products) are provided as part of the Initiative “Pope for Ukraine.”

  • 26 March 2017, 11:21 | International relations

    Andrij Waskowycz, President of Caritas Ukraine, addressed the UN regarding the situation in Ukraine

    The war has claimed over 10,000 lives, and has injured 23,000 people. 2,000 of those killed were civilians, most of whom died as a result of indiscriminate shelling in civilian areas.

  • 22 March 2017, 12:22 | Charity, social service | view photo

    Jesuits present their experience of helping refugees and IDPs in Lviv

    Jesuit priest Oleksiy Bredelyev said that their service had been operating in Ukraine since 2008. Nine years ago, they bought a small house on Antonovych street, where a shelter for refugees was arranged. His first visitors were fugitives from Chechnya, Afghanistan, Iraq. Ukraine is seen as a transit country and is not always found themselves on their own. And after Russia had occupied Crimea and invaded the east of Ukraine, fugitives from these regions joined the number of the shelter’s inhabitants.