Ukraine Medical Relief Fund
of Rochester Regional Health Foundations

Delivering medicines and supplies to Ukrainian hospitals.

June 24, 2022

Thank You Wegmans

This week we have had some very good news here at the Ukraine Medical Relief Fund! Wegmans, the renowned supermarket chain headquartered here in Rochester, NY, very generously donated $10,000 to support our mission! This money allows us to do so much. We are currently putting together a list of medications and supplies for a hospital in Ukraine, and will share the details with you once we have everything finalized.

June 16, 2022

Mother's Day Medical Aid Shipment Arrives in Cherkasy

Last week our Mother’s Day Medical Aid Shipment arrived at the cardiology center at the Regional Hospital in Cherkasy, Ukraine. This was a shipment of $6,143.30 of prescription medications weighing 154.25 lbs (70.1 kg), a large part was oral and parenteral antibiotics needed by hospitalized patients recovering from war-related injuries. The shipping was handled by our friends at Brother’s Brother Foundation as part of their incredible ongoing humanitarian aid response to the Ukraine war.

June 11, 2022

Future for Ukraine Foundation Medical Aid Shipment

Last week we purchased $9172.10 in prescription medications and other hospital supplies through Blessings International for shipment to Ukraine. Once again, Blessings International made a very generous donation to cover part of this shipment – $4586.05. And Blessings is covering the cost of shipping to Poland! Thank you Blessings! Our latest prescription medication shipment being prepared at Blessings International. This shipment includes a variety of important medications, including anti-seizure meds, antibiotics, blood pressure meds, epinephrine, as well as children’s vitamins and iron supplements.

June 7, 2022

New Partnership With Future for Ukraine Foundation

Last week we were pleased to be visited here in Rochester, NY, by Dr. Olena Nikolaienko, from the Future For Ukraine Foundation, a nongovernmental organization with offices in Poland and Ukraine. The FFU Foundation was created in 2022 with the goal of providing medical and humanitarian support to the people of Ukraine, and this goal aligns perfectly with our mission here at @rockurainemedrelief. The FFU Foundation is currently working on a number of urgent cases, all addressing critical needs for Ukrainians dealing with the consequences of Russian aggression.

June 5, 2022

International Day for the Protection of Children

June 1st was the International Day for the Protection of Children in Ukraine. We are very honored that so many of our aid shipments are arriving in Ukraine at this time, and the contents are able to be dispensed to families with children. So many of our donors are pediatric healthcare workers and have taken a solemn oath to protect children from harm, or are parents themselves, or are just people of normal conscience, who would never want to see any child in danger.

June 3, 2022

Brother's Brother Neurology Med Shipment Arrives

We have great news! The Brother’s Brother Neurology Med Shipment for Ukraine sent on May 1, 2022 has arrived! Dr. Tetyana Nehrych and Dr. Olha Tychkivska, neurologists in Lviv Ukraine, with parcels of anti-seizure medications from our donors. This shipment contained $7226.40 worth of prescription anti-seizure medications, anti-nausea medications, prednisone, as well as an additional amount of over-the-counter medications and wound care supplies that were generously donated by healthcare workers at the Golisano Children’s Hospital, in Rochester NY.

May 30, 2022

Our Ukrainian Colleagues Thank Our Donors

On April 16, 2022 we sent the Good Neighbors Aid Shipment for Ukraine, 48 lbs (21.8 kg) of over-the-counter medicines, allergy medications, and other prescription medications to Kharkiv. These were items donated from a collection in our neighborhood, a simple gesture of assistance from Rochester to Ukraine. Last week the shipment arrived, and these medications have been distributed to local families. Our colleagues in Kharkiv, and their patients, wish to express their gratitude!