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The Gala of HOPE in Zurich was a tremendous success

Nearly CDN $44 500 was raised at the Gala of HOPE on June 18th in Zurich, Switzerland. 534 people attended the concert which was organised by Julia Medugno and others to raise funds to help children suffering from PTSD in Eastern Ukraine through the Helping for Ukraine Project. Thank you all the sponsors, donors and volunteers who gave their time to make this event amazing and successful.

Gala of HOPE part of the audience

The Helping Hand for Ukraine project is a joint initiative by HOPE worldwide Ukraine and HOPE worldwide Canada. We aim to raise funds that are used to provide therapy and other humanitarian assistance to help children in Eastern Ukraine recover from the psychological trauma of war. Children in 4 cities will benefit from the proceeds.

The Gala included classical music and ballet repertoire, with ballet soloists from the Zurich Opera house, Vesselina Kasarova – Mezzo soprano, Malin Hartelius, and others.

For more information on the Helping Hand for Ukraine project and how you can get involved please contact Taras Kulish at Taras.Kulish@hopewwcanada.org

To see more pictures from the gala please visit our Facebook page here

Photographs courtesy of Maria Jegher @coinroll