Volunteers are an integral part of our UAC family.  Do you want to join in the experience?  You can travel to Ukraine or pitch in wherever you are.  We always need helping hands and open hearts!

Volunteers can...

  • Travel to Odessa and work with the children.
  • Start a donation drive and collect items for the kids.  
  • Hold a fundraiser.
  • Help sort through donated items and prepare them for shipping to Ukraine.
  • Knit blankets, sweaters, scarves, etc.
  • Collect Christmas stockings.   
  • Assist with newsletters and mailings. 
  • And much more! 


To become a volunteer or find out other ways to help, email us at: UAC_Ukraine@yahoo.com.








First time UAC Ukraine volunteer Beverly Johnson celebrating Peace Day 2012 at Orphanage #5





Volunteer dental hygienist Elina Faynzilberg teaches the younger children how to brush their teeth. 



Longtime UAC volunteers Lynette Eads and Linda Terry spend time with children at Shelter #2. 





Natalie Lucken hugs her new buddy at Orphanage #5!





Clara Pascal with volunteers Susan MacPherson and Kathy Forbes




 Dedicated volunteer John Nickleach regularly visits Odessa to teach English to our Scholarship Program students.




Chantal Dunn gives love to the littlest orphans! 






Kathy Forbes and Neena and Sasha Griffin visit the abandoned babies and nurses at Oblast Pediatric Hospital. 





Volunteers from Mt. Ida College of Dental Hygiene pack dental care gift bags for the orphans in Odessa. 





Marisa Pascal shares smiles with a baby at Belgorod orphanage. 






Laura Barlow plays a dental hygiene game with the toddlers at Belgorod orphanage. 





A boy from Fontanka shares his artwork with special volunteers Nancy Wainwright and Maxim Shepyeta.




UAC Ukraine partner and volunteer Maryanne Olsen spends time with some of the Scholarship Program students that she sponsors.



Volunteers in California hand knit hats, scarves and blankets for the orphaned and displaced children in Odessa.  







Christina Smith packs donated items at the UAC office in Ft. Lauderdale.








During his first trip to Odessa, Dustin Petersen decided to spend time with the children at Orphanage #4.