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October 5, 2014

The children at Shelter #2 recently received brand new Reebok tennis shoes thanks to our generous friend Michael Maguire! As you can see from some of the photos below, many of the kids desperately needed new footwear. Mike also sent the children new socks and underwear, clothing and some fun items for entertainment. Thanks so much, Mike, for ensuring that the young people at Shelter #2 are well cared for!  


September 30, 2014





September 23, 2014

Hot dogs.....get your hot dogs!  UAC's talented volunteer and board member Natalie Lucken recently utilized America's favorite ballpark treat to benefit the hundreds of underprivileged young people that we serve in Ukraine. In cooperation with her local Coborn's Superstore in Albertville, Minnesota, Natalie organized and ran a...

August 20, 2014

The children at Alexandrovka Psychiatric Hospital recently worked together with UAC staff to create peace themed artwork. This is another example of how Ukraine's young people desire PEACE for their country!  


August 4, 2014

Refugee children from Donetsk lead the singing of the Ukrainian hymn at Robin's Nest Music Fest 2014

July 22, 2014

One of our Robin's Nest Music Fest performers made the Odessa news! Bogdan Kiriyak, a student at Boarding School #93 (for blind children), plays several instruments and is a talented composer and singer. He was born blind and has never seen music, but "piano is his...

June 6, 2014

The participants of our Orphaned Teen Scholarship Program are always expressing their gratitude for the financial and emotional support that we provide. Here are a few of their recent notes of appreciation:



April 25, 2014

As the crisis in Ukraine escalates, we feel it's important to show all of our staff and children in Odessa that people around the world are united in support of a peaceful and free Ukraine. Please join us in creating a visual montage of moral support by sending us a photo of yourself depicting an encouraging message such as: