Stand with Ukraine 365 - Day 1 Benefit Concert
This benefit concert organized by Heart & Valor took place in Brooklyn, New York on the evening of February 24, 2023, to commemorate the 1st anniversary of the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine and to help its victims.
A VIP reception with Ukrainian children's art exhibit was followed by over 2.5 hours of stage performances by a historic cast of international opera, ballet and music stars who donated their time and came together on one stage to help Ukraine.
The audience of over 1,300 included New York Mayor Eric Adams and other political leaders, American war veterans, members of the press, and wounded Ukrainian soldiers as honorary guests. All funds raised from ticket sales and charitable contributions were donated to treat injured Ukrainian children and severely wounded Ukranian soldiers.
Stand with Ukraine 365 - Day 2 Fundraiser
This next-day fundraising event was held on Saturday, February 25, 2023, at the beautiful Ukrainian Institute in New York City.
It featured reception with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, music performances, Ukrainian children's art exhibit and several panel discussions with distinguished expert speakers and honorary guests on the war in Ukraine. A wide range of topics included its global political, social and economic impact, cultural implications, historical perspective and future prognoses.
The event was followed by a 2-week silent auction. All funds raised from ticket sales and charitable contributions were donated to treat injured Ukrainian children.
Mariupol, Unlost Hope - Documentary Film Screening Event
This educational documentary film screening event was held on November 1, 2022, at the historic Scandinavian House in New York City with the goal of raising awareness about the desperate situation in Ukraine and galvanizing American support.
Made possible through collaboration with Organization of Ukrainian Film Producers, this newly released documentary had never been seen in US before. It describes the shocking Mariupol carnage through the eyes of its survivors.
Over 200 attendees included Ukrainian Consul General of New York, UN officials, members of the press and the guest of honor, a legendary 20-year-old Ukrainian marine Roman Horodensky who defended Mariupol until losing his leg and arm in combat. Severely wounded, Roman was taken prisoner by Russian troops and endured weeks of torture in their captivity until later released in a prisoner exchange.
The 3-hour event featured reception with cocktails, music performances and the film viewing, followed by a panel discussion with a distinguished group of experts. Topics included the war in Ukraine and its implications, Russia's war crimes and future prognoses. All funds raised from ticket sales went to cover event costs.
Our Aid Ukraine Events Are Seen by Millions!
You may not know us, but it’s our events that really matter.
Like the Aid Ukraine Times Square held on Sunday, June 5th. Featuring top international performers, this all-day event was seen live by an estimated 500,000 visitors and millions more on TV in Ukraine and throughout the world.