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4/26/22 Blog #8

DATE : April 28, 2022 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

While looking through the pictures to include with this post I came across this one. This is one of my favorite pictures of my grandma Halina and her sister Tania who came to the United States after World War 2. She is the reason why we have an amazing family in the United States. There

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4/19/22 Blog #7

DATE : April 27, 2022 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Last night was my first official board meeting as a Wisconsin Ukrainians Inc. board member. I met a lot of amazing members and got a really good idea of what’s to come. I can honestly say that the board has done a lot of work in such a short period of time, but I think

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4/6/22 – Blog #6

DATE : April 7, 2022 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Day 42 of this war…. ill start with the fundraiser and end with what I know from people on the ground.   As of this moment, we have raised $45,230. We have sent $21,500 to families in Ukraine. 255 items from the Amazon list (hard to estimate but my guess is it’s about ~$10,000 worth of

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3/29/2022 – Blog #5

DATE : March 30, 2022 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Fundraiser Update: As of this moment we have raised $40,339.22 from 504 donations. We have sent $27,500 to families that I or my grama knows. 241 items from the Amazon list have been purchased and shipped to me. My cousin Steven began Bike for Ukraine fundraiser on PayPal, check it out if you haven’t, there

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3/22/2022 – Blog #4

DATE : March 23, 2022 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Fundraiser Update: As of this moment we have raised $35,542.28. We have sent $23,500 to 19 families. We spend about $3500 on last-second material such as tourniquets, and for shipping the goods. All of you have purchased 198 items from the Amazon list. This week I have received money from kids selling lemonade down the

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3/16/2022 – Blog #3

DATE : March 21, 2022 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Just wanted to update everyone about what we are doing. 1. We have raised $28945 and more is coming. Thank you all who have donated. 2. I want to thank ASP and Molly Huhn for donating 342 LED flashlights. Thank you so much, everything was shipped today and should be there in a week. 3.

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03/11/2022 – Blog Post #2

DATE : March 14, 2022 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : 2 Comments

Fundraiser Update: We are currently up to $28538 in cash donations and 115 items purchased from the Amazon list.  My mind is blown.  Each day we receive multiple deliveries. I love coming home from work and seeing the large piles of boxes at our door.  Your support has been awesome.  When I communicate with family,

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03/08/2022 – THANK YOU! My First Blog Post

DATE : March 9, 2022 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : 4 Comments

Hi everyone! Val(entyn) Potapenko here. Thank you for finding our site and being interested in learning more. With some nudging from my wife, I am going to begin blogging a bit. Please go easy on me – English is my third language. Even professionals have editors, right? I hope this blog can serve as space

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