On February 24th Russia viciously, in a premeditated and unprovoked act of aggression, invaded Ukraine. Thousands have been killed, millions have been displaced. If you would like to help, our church is accepting humanitarian aid packages for Ukraine – we accept, pack and send items every day: Monday to Saturday 5-8 pm, and Sunday 12-2 pm. You can also make a monetary donation for humanitarian aid for Ukraine. Details on different methods are at the bottom of this page – we accept donations through CanadaHelps.org, e-Transfers, cash or cheque dropped off at the church.
All packages will be delivered into Lviv and dispersed to relevant Ukrainian relief organizations.
📦 At this time we accept the following priority items for Ukraine:
Dry food; canned food
Tourniquets (CAT GEN 7 (GEN 6), SOFT, SAM)
Halo Chest Seal and analogues
QuickClot Combat gauze and analogues
Burnshield Hydrogel (tube, spray, packet, dressing) and analogues
Israeli Emergency Bandage and analogues
Pocket BVM Manual Resuscitator
NAR BOA IV-CONSTRICTING BAND
Medical and tactical backpacks and bags
Heavy-duty garbage bags; packing tape; Small boxes 16x12x12 and Medium boxes 18x18x16 (U-Haul, Uline)
For more details, please call 226-606-7778 or email email@example.com.
On behalf of our parish and Ukrainians in the homeland and throughout the world thank you for your concern, your support and your prayers!
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ Jesus — Welcome!
His Eminence, Metropolitan YURIJ
His All-Holiness, BARTHOLOMEW I
His Grace, Bishop ANDRIY
The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Saint Sophia is located in Waterloo, Ontario and is part of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada, headed by His Eminence Metropolitan YURIJ (Kalistchuk), Archbishop of Winnipeg.
The church of Saint Sophia in Waterloo is a member parish of the Eastern Eparchy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada, headed by His Grace ANDRIY (Peshko), Bishop of the Eastern Diocese. http://uocceast.ca/parishes/waterloo
Rev. Father Myroslav Shmyhelskyy
Reverend Father Myroslav Shmyhelskyy • Ієрей Мирослав Шмигельський
Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Sophia • Українська Православна Церква Святої Софії
154 King Street North
Waterloo, ON N2J 2Y2
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Week-in and week-out, the parishioners of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Sophia in Waterloo work to help feed, clothe and comfort the hungry, the poor, the sick, the elderly and lonely in the Kitchener-Waterloo area — home to our community of worship and prayer for more than 60 years. Your donation helps this good work continue. Donate now through CanadaHelps.org with the link above or send us your donation via Interac e-Transfer to email@example.com.
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