Illinois Helps Ukraine: From Chicago to the suburbs, residents step up

Illinois Helps Ukraine: From Chicago to the suburbs, residents step up

CHICAGO (TOC) — When the struggle in Ukraine started in February 2022, Illinois residents instantly stepped as much as assist.

In an unique digital particular, ABC7’s Cheryl Burton and Rob Elgas share a few of these native tales.

How you can assist Ukraine amid Russian assaults

Younger and previous, from Chicago to the suburbs and Northwest Indiana, individuals got here ahead to help.

It began with individuals within the metropolis’s Ukrainian Village neighborhood helping family members of their residence nation.

Then there have been docs and nurses who flew to the border of Poland and Ukraine to offer medical companies and provides for refugees.

Quickly extra individuals had been moved to assist, together with a gaggle of “Giving Ladies” who creatively made yellow and blue bracelets so as to increase cash for UNICEF.

UNICEF is among the many organizations with boots on the bottom in Ukraine.

Illinois Broadcasters, UNICEF to host all-day fundraiser to offer assist for Ukraine

Illinois Broadcasters have partnered with the humanitarian group with a objective of elevating $1 million. They may maintain an all-day fundraiser on Wednesday, April 13.

Ukrainians in Chicago fear as they hear tales of alleged atrocities

Clarendon Hills ladies increase over $17K for UNICEF promoting bracelets to assist Ukraine

Naperville docs go away for Polish-Ukraine border with $500K in medical provides

Native household shares how dad and mom fled Ukraine, requires refugee standing

Suburban physician returns to Ukraine border with extra medical provides, hopes of reaching Kyiv

Barrington couple sends help to Ukraine, the place household is becoming a member of combat

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