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Pulaski Street School hosts ‘stuff-a-bus’ donation drive for Ukraine this month

Pulaski Street School is hosting a “stuff-a-bus” donation drive to collect necessities for the people affected by the war in Ukraine.

As war rages on, Riverhead Ukrainian church continues to collect donations and ships around 300 pounds per week

As the battle to deter a Russian invasion from Ukraine continues across the Atlantic, St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church in Riverhead is shipping roughly 300 pounds of donations a week from the local community to Ukraine, according to church pastor, Rev. Bohdan Hedz.

‘Who will tell our story?’ Holocaust survivor’s daughter, Ukrainian priest discuss war and genocide in Ukraine, from Stalin and Hitler to...

On Sunday, two people with deep ancestral roots in the same region of Ukraine — one the American-born daughter of a Jewish survivor of Nazi genocide, the other a Ukrainian immigrant and Catholic priest — came together in a Riverhead synagogue to share their perspectives on evil, persecution, senseless violence, survival and resilience.

Suffolk Theater raises $35,000 during ALL FOR UKRAINE benefit concert

The Suffolk Theater raised $35,000 for humanitarian relief in Ukraine at its ALL FOR UKRAINE benefit concert Sunday. All the money raised will go directly to three charities: Ukraine: UNICEF, Doctors Without Borders and the United Ukrainian American Relief Committee. All staff, performers and a host of local businesses donated their time, talent and services for the event.

Twin Fork Beer Co. hosting fundraiser for Ukrainian orphanage on March 25

Twin Fork Beer Co. and Organizing the Hamptons are hosting a fundraiser for a Ukrainian charity fund supporting orphanages providing shelter to children and their mothers as the war rages on.

Tradewinds Brewing Co. joins international craft brewery movement to raise money for humanitarian aid in Ukraine

Tradewinds is brewing Red Eyes, an American red ale, using the recipe of the Pravda Beer Theatre, a Ukrainian brewery that launched its “Victory Beer Series” international fundraising effort this weekend. All profits generated from the sale of the beer will go to Pravda’s relief fund for humanitarian aid in Ukraine, owner Duffy Griffiths said. 

Suffolk Theater to host ‘ALL FOR UKRAINE’ benefit concert March 27

ALL FOR UKRAINE will raise money for UNICEF, Doctors Without Borders and and United Ukrainian American Relief Committee, organizations working to assist Ukrainians suffering from the effects of the war.

Praying for peace, working to help: ‘Our call is to stand up to evil’

The local community’s response to the humanitarian aid drive organized by St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church in Riverhead has been overwhelming and uplifting, Rev. Bohdan Hedz, the church’s pastor said today. “We were hoping to fill one truckload with items by Friday,” Hedz said, “instead we filled four truckloads.”

Praying and fasting for peace

Pope Francis’ call to fast and pray rang like a clarion in the midst of the clamoring sounds of war.

Local Ukrainian church collecting donations for aid during war

St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church in Riverhead is collecting donations to send overseas to support Ukraine’s people in their fight against Russian invasion.