Panel discussion on Ukraine’s Reconstruction

There’s an upcoming panel on Ukraine’s Reconstruction, which is of high interest to the local Ukrainian community. The event will explore the challenges that Ukraine will encounter in its reconstruction and what role the US and EU should play.

The event will feature a discussion moderated by the Jackson School’s Marnix Amand with Ambassador John Herbst, the former US Ambassador to Ukraine, and Vladyslav Rashkovan, an IMF Board Member and the former Deputy Governor of Ukraine’s Central Bank. The event will take place at 6:00 PM on Monday, April 17th in Horchow Hall (55 Hillhouse Ave). More information about the event and speakers is available here, and a flyer is attached.

Panel discussion with Timothy Snyder and Konstantin Usov

Professor Timothy Snyder and Deputy Mayor of Kyiv Konstantin Usov will have a discussion moderated by Professor Marci Shore.

The panel is hosted by Ukraine House at Yale and sponsored by Jackson School of Global Affairs and the European Studies Council at the MacMillan Center.

Timothy Snyder is the Richard C. Levin Professor of History at Yale University, specializing in the modern history of Central and Eastern Europe, and an ambassador for the UNITED24 platform initiated by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

Konstantin Usov is the Deputy Mayor of Kyiv who was in the capital during the invasion’s onset and was responsible for all transportation and evacuation of civilians in Kyiv’s vicinity, including Irpin and Bucha.

Marci Shore is an Associate Professor of History at Yale University, where she specializes in European cultural and intellectual history. Professor Shore is the author of The Ukrainian Night: An Intimate History of Revolution and The Taste of Ashes: The Afterlife of Totalitarianism.

Stand with Ukraine Calendar of Events

Ukrainian flags and Holiday gifts available at Cooperative SUMA Ukrainian Gift Shop (860-296-6955) every Saturday 11am to 1pm.

Varenyky [Pierogi] Night-every Thursday night 5:30pm to 8:00pm, Sunflower Cafe-Ukrainian National Home of Hartford

Ukrainian Night-every Friday night-8pm to 11pm-Sunflower Cafe-Ukrainian National Home of Hartford

Sunday, December 11, 12pm to 4pm, Ukrainian Christmas Bazaar at St Michael the Archangel Ukrainian Catholic Church Hall, 569 George St, New Haven

Friday, December 16, 6pm to 11pm, Christmas Party-Sunflower Cafe, Ukrainian National Home of Hartford

Saturday, December 17, 3pm to 6pm, Ukrainian Songs by Olichka to Support Ukraine, Phantom Brewing Company, 290 Murphy Road, Hartford CT

Friday, January 6, 6pm, Traditional Ukrainian Christmas Eve Dinner, Ukrainian National Home of Hartford, 961 Wethersfield Avenue, Hartford CT (860-296-5702)

Sunday, January 8, 2023, A Rising Fury-Ridgefield Playhouse

Thank you for your support of Ukraine.


CIRC-Connecticut Immigrant & Refugee Coalition, 40 Woodland St, Hartford CT-860-727-5731

IRIS-Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services, 235 Nicoll St, New Haven CT-203-562-2095 X275

New Britain Community Health Center/Family Wellness Center, 85 Lafayette St New Britain, 860-424-1412

KofC Chaplain Visits Poland and Ukraine

Archbishop William Lori, Archbishop of Baltimore and the Chaplain met with Knights of Columbus, Church leaders and displaced families in Poland and Ukraine October 1-4. During the visit, he helped distribute aid to refugees from the war in Ukraine and witnessed ongoing humanitarian efforts aided by the Order’s Ukraine Solidarity Fund — including initiatives of the Greek- and Latin-rite Churches in Ukraine and an orphanage run by the Archdiocese of Częstochowa, Poland.

Standing with Ukraine events

-Now through October 15, 2022-“Women at War: 14 Ukrainian artists. Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic CT

-Varenyky Night-every Thursday night 5:30pm-8:00pm at the Sunflower Cafe-Ukrainian National Home of Hartford

-Friday, September 30, 2022-6pm-11pm-Oktoberfest at the Ukrainian National Home of Hartford 961 Wethersfield Ave

-Sunday, October 9, 2022-3pm-Dakha Brakha at the Jorgensen Auditorium-University of Connecticut Storrs CT

-Saturday, October 15, 2022-7pm-Vyshyvani Vechernytsi to support Ukraine-Krayany Association at the Ukrainian National Home of Hartford

-Sunday, October 30, 2022-2pm-Benefit Concert to aid Ukraine-Yevshan Ukrainian Vocal Ensemble-Church of St Thomas the Apostle 872 Farmington Ave West Hartford CT

-Wednesday, November 9, 2022-“Rising Fury” at the Ridgefield Playhouse

Thank you for your support of Ukraine.

Benefit Concert

Victor Markiw of our parish and a professor of music at the University of New Haven is giving a benefit concert for Ukrainian Relief.

Stand with Ukraine-Calendar of Events, June 29 to July 31

Ukrainian flags are available at the Ukrainian Gift Shop-Cooperative, 961 Wethersfield Ave, Hartford, CT Summer Hours: Saturdays 11am-1pm 860-296-6955

Wednesday, June 29, 2022-9pm, Baba Babee Skazala Documentary on CPTV-Channel 24 WEDH

Saturday, July 2, 2022-Concert-3:00pm, Bandura at Bobriwka Fritz Rd, Colebrook CT

Saturday, July 16, 2022-Concert-6:30pm, Support Ukraine Festival-Soyuzivka Foordmore Rd, Kerhonkson NY

Saturday, July 23, 2022-5:00pm, St Basil Seminary Auditorium-Concert-National Artist of Ukraine Oksana Bilozir & Accomplished Artist of Ukraine-Kristina V, 195 Glenbrook Rd, Stamford, CT

Sunday, July 24, 2022-4pm-Concert, Victor Markiw-Ukrainian American Pianist-Church of Christ Congregational 1075 Main St Newington CT

Sunday, July 31, 2022-12 noon, Blue & Yellow Art Show, 87 Church St, East Hartford, CT

Now through Sunday, July 31, 2022, Susan Cancian Ukrainian Sunflower Paintings Exhibit & Sale-Ignite Fitness, 137 South Main St, West Hartford, CT

Ukrainian Relief Project New Haven reopens May 28

Dear Friends,

The Ukrainian Relief Project New Haven reopens on Saturday, May 28, 10am to 2pm.

For a current list of the supplies we are accepting, please email:

Ukrainian American Veterans Post 33 in New Haven, CT is seeking your support for the war effort in Ukraine. We are collecting medical equipment and supplies for the Lviv Regional Hospital for soldiers and war veterans in Vynnykiy (Lviv Region) to be used for the treatment of soldiers and civilians injured during war in Ukraine. We also need funds to purchase boxes packaging materials, cover transportation expenses, etc. We are working with UUARC (United Ukrainian American Relief Committee based in to transport all donated items to Warsaw for transport by truck to the hospital in Vinniki.

All donated items can be dropped off at St. Michael’s Ukrainian Catholic church hall at 569 George Street, New Haven, CT.

Going forward, the collection center will be open on Tuesdays from 5:00 to 7:00 PM, Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM AND Sundays from 12:00 to 1:00 PM.

~Checks payable to: UAV POST 33
~In the memo write in: Ukrainian soldiers welfare fund
~Checks can be mailed to: Ukrainian American Veterans Post 33, Post Office Box 972, Orange, CT 06477

If you have any questions about this project, please call (203) 530-8232 or send e-mail to

ONLINE giving:

Thank you for friendship, and generous giving of time, talent and material items for the Ukrainian Relief Project.