Charity, social service

  • 7 August 2019, 11:12 | Charity, social service | 

    Ukraine to receive from Germany over EUR 3 million via Caritas-Ukraine, to help people in Donbas

    According to the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Kyiv, the Federal government promised to allocate additional EUR 3.3 million by 2021 to the International Charity Fund Caritas Ukraine, with the German Union Caritas providing EUR 200,000.

  • 14 February 2019, 13:39 | Charity, social service | 

    “Night to Shine” fest celebrates differently abled people

    About 200 people became participants of the “Night to Shine” fest in Odessa. Such holidays are held annually on February 8 throughout the world. In Ukraine, Odessa was no exception. The same celebrations took place in Kyiv and Lutsk.

  • 30 January 2019, 10:40 | Charity, social service | 

    UGCC chaplains announce fundraising campaign to buy premises for Lviv Orphan Care Center

    The Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church-run Orphan Care Center raises funds for the purchase of premises in Lviv, which the Lviv Regional Council has auctioned. The room is located on 7 Korolenko street and costs more than UAH 29 million.

  • 7 December 2018, 11:58 | Charity, social service | 

    Head of UGCC calls on faithful to make donations to Andriyiv Hrish Fund to help victims of war

    The Primate of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, His Beatitude Sviatoslav has appealed to all faithful and people of good will who wish to help those affected by the war in Ukraine, to make donations to the Andriyiv Hrish Fund which was instituted by His Beatitude Lubomyr of the blessed memory.

  • 17 November 2018, 22:51 | Vatican | 

    Nuncio: Europe's churches gather EUR 16 million for affected persons in Donbas

    The Pope for Ukraine Initiative was implemented in Europe to help victims of hostilities in the east of Ukraine on the initiative of Pope Francis.

  • 30 September 2018, 11:26 | Charity, social service | 

    Head of UGCC awarded Renovabis Foundation with a certificate on its 25th anniversary

    The Patriarch of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, His Beatitude Sviatoslav, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Renovabis, a charitable fund of the Catholic Church in Germany helping people in Eastern and Central Europe, awarded Father. Dr. Christian Hartl, head of Renovabis, with a certificate. It is reported by the Department of Information of the UGCC.

  • 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.