HOPE worldwide Canada

Join us as we march at the 2019 Toronto Ukraine Festival parade

HOPE worldwide Canada volunteers and supporters are invited to join us again this year as we march at the parade at the 2019 Toronto Ukrainian Festival to raise awareness for the Helping Hand for Ukraine project.

HOPE worldwide Canada volunteers marching in the 2016 parade.

Through this project, Canadians are able to provide financial support to children and parents traumatized by the war in eastern Ukraine. The program is run by HOPE worldwide Ukraine and is now entering Phase III to offer psychological assistance, training for social workers and other humanitarian aid. It has been actively supported and partly funded by HOPE worldwide Canada for the past 5 years. 

 The Festival starts with a parade of about 1,200 participants, include our own HOPE worldwide Canada participants.

Here are details for the march:

Date:  Saturday September 14, 2019.                    

Time: 10:oo am meet at High Park, at the main entrance on Bloor.

Venue: High Park, Bloor Street. The parade route is from High Park to Jane street along Bloor Street West.

Please SIGN UP and join us at the march by sending an email to Taras Kulish at Taras.Kulish@hopewwcanada.org or text/call (416) 625 7482.

Watch the video below to learn more about HOPE worldwide Canada’s participation at the march in previous years and the Helping Hand for Ukraine project.

Ukraine kids

If you can’t make it to the parade please consider making a tax deductable donation to help the children in Eastern Ukraine. They desperately need your help. To make a donation, please click below and select “Helping Hand for Children Traumatized by War In Eastern Ukraine” from the dropdown menu.

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videography by Aperture Lane

Support The Helping Hand For Ukraine Project

HOPE worldwide of Canada volunteers and supporters came out in large numbers to participate at the annual Ukrainian Festival in Toronto for the children of Ukraine.

Through the Helping Hand for Ukraine project, Canadians are able to provide financial support to children and parents traumatized by the war in eastern Ukraine. The program is run by HOPE worldwide Ukraine and is now entering Phase III to offer psychological assistance, training for social workers and other humanitarian aid.

HOPE worldwide of Canada volunteers march at the Ukrainian Festival for the children of Ukraine
HOPE worldwide of Canada march at the Ukrainian Festival for the children of Ukraine

This year at the festival the Ukrainian Credit Union also made a generous donation of $5000 to the Helping Hand of Ukraine project.

The funds will be used for the following purposes:

  • 50 children and their parents will receive psychological assistance
  • 1 temporary camp for internally displaced camps in Odessa will be equipped with “Children’s Safe Space for Play”
  • 50 children will be provided with psychological kits
  • 20 state social workers will be trained and provided with support and supervision to work with children of war, displaced families and orphans
  • Over 2,000 people, children and their parents, will get psychological assistance through the work of 20 social workers who will use the techniques in their daily work.
  • Ukraine kidsIf you wish to obtain more information about The Helping Hand for Ukraine project click here or contact Taras Kulish at Taras.Kulish@hopewwcanada.org.

Please consider making a donation to help the children in Eastern Ukraine. They desperately need your help. To make a donation, please click below and select “Helping Hand for Children Traumatized by War In Eastern Ukraine” from the dropdown menu.

Donate Now button red

 

 

 

 

 

Videography compliments of Aperture Lane