Become a member
The Ukrainian Canadian Social Services Branch in Hamilton invites you to become a member of our organization, participate in our programs or volunteer your time to help others.
Please make Ukrainian Canadian Social Services the charity of your choice when bequeathing a gift of rememberance for your departed family member and friends.
Our address is:
Ukrainian Canadian Social Services (Hamilton)
1252 Barton St. East Hamilton, On. L8H 2V9
for more information or make your contribution directly at the United Ukrainian Credit Union at the above address.
The Executive of the UCSS
What was accomplished in 2004-2005?
Supported "soup kitchens" and "food banks" in Ukraine, in our twinned branches of Nikopol and Dnipropetrovsk, with a financial contribution of $5,000.
Assembled and dispatched 62 parcels of clothing and shoes to orphanages, single parent families, invalids and association of former political prisoners at a cost of over $5,000.
Established scholarships for nine students of colleges and universities in Luhansk. This incurred a cost of $2,684.
Contributed $1,000 to a cancer treatment clinic in Kherson.
Financially supported summer camps for youth in the Poltava region in the amount of $500.
Donated $2,300 to the Majdan operation in Kyiv during the Orange Revolution.
Sent $400 to four schools in Ukraine for presents from St. Nicholas.
Dispatched funds and humanitarian need to those requiring medical intervention. We made a substantial donation ($6,000) for specialized surgery of a young girl from Kyiv - Olenka Cherniak, in order to correct her spinal deformity.
Locally, we were involved in helping new immigrants in providing assistance and information, as well as, financial support ($2,296), visiting the sick and shut-ins and the elderly.
Altogether our expenditures for 2004-2005 amounted to $20,090.
We were able to help those in need only as a result of your support and generous donations.
Your contributions during our luncheons and SONIASHNYK collections amounted to $14,444 for that year.
We thank each and every one of you most sincerely.
By helping those in need we affirm our humanity.