Helpful Resources for Ukrainian Community in Philadelphia

Upcoming Events

9/10/2022 SAVE THE DATE! 

Don’t miss this once in a lifetime, one-of-kind event! Bring your family & friends for a fun filled event while showing your Ukrainian American solidarity and support to help Ukrainian refugees!

There will be awesome entertainment featuring award winning renowned Elvis Tribute Artist Jeff Krick, Jr. singing Elvis favorites along with the American trilogy accompanied by the 65 pc. prestigious Twin Valley high school marching band who will also provide music for Ukrainian American singers performing the American & Ukrainian national anthems. In addition, the Voloshky Ukrainian school of dance will perform popular Ukrainian dances. Dog’s Dinner Band will also be performing favorite pop music throughout the day. A Ukrainian Bazaar will be selling arts & crafts and baked goods.

There will also be dozens of gift basket/certificate raffles and free face painting for both kids and adults (paint a Ukrainian flag or sunflower on your face). All types of food will be available from Sabatino's Grille & Epicurean Garage restaurants, dessert from Scrape & Scoop hand-made Ice cream and gourmet coffee, tea & beverages from It's Koffee Time who also created a special Ukrainian non- alcoholic beverage just for this show.

Admission is FREE to spectators to the Car Show, Bazaar, Entertainment and to the Classic Auto Mall Museum which houses 400 original, unrestored classic cars on display from the early 1900's to the 1990's and over 600 consignment cars for sell from all over the world. See over 300 Classic cars, trucks & motorcycles on display competing for 3 Best of show custom made trophies, Top 40 trophies plus 20 Specialty trophies including Best Engine, Best Paint and Best interior which are one of a kind custom creations.

 

Please come and support our Ukrainian Bazaar vendors which include Oksana Kutsa, Ellen Bedenko (arts & crafts) and Igor Krym (Igor's Bees (selling honey!). 

Also see the fabulous Voloshosky dance troupe perform favorite Ukrainian dances!  So mark your calendars now for this important fundraiser that will help Ukrainian refugees, who no fault of their own, are left homeless without the barest necessities of life.   

 

100% of the proceeds go to the UUARC to Ukrainian refugees.

Please contact Johnny Pappas for general and vendor info.

Програма для біженців - громадянам України 8.12.22

ЗУАДК по програмі для біженців дає слідуюче виправлення,
котре діюче негайно з тим повідомленням:
Біженці котрі приїхали до Америки від слідуючих областей:
Луганської,
Сумської,
Чернігівська,
Київської,
Донецької,
Дніпропетровської,
Одеської,
Миколаївській,
Херсонської,
Харківської та
Запорізької,
з приводу активних воєнних дій на сході, та мають правильні
документи статусу біженця, гуманітарного паролю або
тимчасового захисного статусу, можуть одержати 
одноразову фінансову допомогу від Злученого  Українського
Американського Допомогового Комітету.


Потребуючі мусять передзвонити до ЗУАДК-у на 215-728-1630
та замовити побачення або якщо з інших штат, домовитися.


Потрібні документи:
*внутрішний та *закордонний паспорти,
*прописка-довідка про реєстрацію місця проживання особи,
*та довідка про присвоєння ідентифікаційного номера.
На цей час, жителі всіх інших областей є виключені. В разі
поширених воєнних дій, ми програму переглянемо.

Ukraine Immigration Task Force

Important USCIS Uniting for Ukraine News

United Ukrainian American Relief Committee Inc, Joins Welcome.US Effort to Mobilize 100,000 Americans to Sponsor Ukrainians Seeking Refuge in the United States

Following Announcement of Uniting for Ukraine program, nearly 70 organizations sign on to historic effort to support people fleeing Ukraine

 

Washington, D.C.—Today, following the announcement from the Biden-Harris Administration that people fleeing Ukraine will be eligible for humanitarian parole in the United States with a sponsor through a streamlined process starting Monday, April 25, United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, Inc. joined Welcome.US in an initiative to mobilize 100,000 Americans to sponsor and welcome people fleeing the war in Ukraine and make it possible for them to come to the United States.

 

To mobilize 100,000 Americans as sponsors, Welcome.US is partnering with a diverse coalition of public leaders and organizations. In addition to United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, Inc. the coalition includes Ukrainian American community organizations, resettlement agencies, service organizations, and other nongovernmental organizations with a long tradition of supporting newcomers.

 

 

United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, Inc and Welcome.US are calling on Americans to step up as “Welcomers” by taking five key actions to help Ukrainians right now:

  •      Learn more about directly sponsoring people fleeing the war in Ukraine and seeking refuge at ukraine.welcome.us.
  •      Be a Welcomer by signing up to get updates and connecting to volunteer opportunities and other ways to show your support.
  •      Make a donation to the Welcome Fund, which allows Americans to easily donate to the nonprofit organizations working directly to address the most urgent needs of newcomers rebuilding their lives in communities across the country. 100% of Welcome Fund donations support frontline organizations responding to Ukrainians, Afghans, and others fleeing their homelands as they build new lives in the United States. 
  •      Offer to temporarily open your home to newcomers through Airbnb.org. You can also donate to Airbnb.org to help cover the costs of temporary housing for newcomers.
  •      Donate airline miles through Miles4Migrants so newcomers seeking refuge can access a free flight to their new home.

 

The White House announced today that United States Citizenship and Immigration Services will begin accepting applications for people fleeing Ukraine and seeking refuge for entry into the United States on humanitarian parole status with support from a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or other lawfully residing individuals serving as a sponsor – including representatives of non-government organizations. The Department of Homeland Security will be vetting all sponsors and beneficiaries. There is no singular solution to supporting the needs of people seeking refuge in the United States, and Welcome.US is committed to working to grow the durable capacity of the U.S. resettlement system and other permanent pathways to safety for people seeking refuge.

 

This historic effort is supported by a $3.6 million contribution from Goldman Sachs Gives. A full list of partner organizations can be found here.

Humanitarian Aid to Victims of War in Ukraine - GoFundMe

You can make a difference by donating today to UUARC's mission of providing humanitarian aid to the victims of war in Ukraine 2022
 
 
 
 
 
Your donations will be used for the purchase of medical supplies and equipment sent to our contacts and volunteer network in Ukraine.
 

Currently UUARC is raising funds to provide humanitarian aid to the victims of war in Ukraine after further invasion of Russia onto Ukrainian soil and conflict escalation.

 

With millions of potential victims in Ukraine, UUARC is fundraising to provide vital medical supplies to victims, care for the injured and refugees, as well as shelter and food to those affected.

 

UUARC is working closely with UCCA, UWC, and the Ukrainian Embassy in the coordination of aid.

 
 
Donations can also be made directly to United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, Inc. Checks payable to UUARC (Memo: victims of war in Ukraine) and sent to 1206 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111.
 
UUARC is a non-profit organization recognized by the IRS under Article 501(c)3, every gift is tax-deductible and the donor receives an acknowledgement for the donation.

Collection Update 3.18.22 : All donation acceptance paused until April 1st, except for medical, trauma, and hospital supplies.

Due to the overwhelming extremely generous response of caring people like you, we must stop accepting all donations until April 1st, except for medical,trauma, and hospital supplies.
If you are currently conducting a drive, if possible, kindly hold the items, but if you are unable to, we will accept them.
Please understand that we have limited space and this will give us time to send several containers. We will resume collections to aid in this ongoing tragedy April 1st and continue to post updates.

Continuing Our Mission

For over 75 years, UUARC has helped hundreds of thousands of people in unfortunate circumstances. Below are only a few of our many programs we've developed to enhance the quality of life of Ukrainian communities and individuals throughout the world.

Our Programs

Happening Now

Ways of Giving

 

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, donations to UUARC are tax deductible to the extent provided by law.