We are a team of professionals and cultural workers who came together to help Ukrainians defend their freedom and survive a brutal war Russia started against Ukraine. We have no salaried personnel and rely on an extensive network of volunteers in the U.S. and Europe.
Our main focus is to save lives on the frontlines and help children overcome war trauma. We fundraise for causes that range from purchasing protective gear for rescue workers to physical therapy for wounded civilians, servicemen, and women.
Tonya is a TPM for Expedia Group by vocation and a volunteer since 2014 by calling. She has been sending medical supplies & equipment, humanitarian aid, and protective gear to Ukraine since 2014. Born and raised in Kyiv, Ukraine she has friends and family on the front lines in Ukraine. Tonya's volunteering effort is well-known in the Ukrainian community in the U.S. and Ukraine.
New York, NY
Originally from Zakarpattia, Ukraine, Ivan is an active member of the Ukrainian community in NYC. He’s been supporting Ukrainian defenders since 2016. Since then Ivan has been involved in fundraising and supplying high-quality drones to help Ukrainians. Ivan focuses on providing logistical support of humanitarian aid to Ukraine.
Nataliya grew up in Rivne, Ukraine. She moved to the U.S. in 2008 as an exchange student. She started a Medical Aid Drive for Ukraine within the first few weeks of the full-scale war, gathering medical supplies and facilitating shipments to Ukraine. Nataliya is also involved in various Ukrainian Austin community initiatives and is passionate about sustainability, minimalism, and volunteering.
Ania was born in Odesa, Ukraine. Her family was displaced during the annexation of Crimea in 2014, and she has lived in the U.S., working in technology ever since. She works at Mozilla Firefox, helping advance the vision of free and open internet. Ania teaches photography at the Texas State and volunteers for various causes, sharing her love for Ukrainian culture, art, and the natural world with fellow Texans.
Constantine is a software engineer and Ukrainian Armed Forces veteran. He was born and grew up in Kharkiv; in 2019, he moved to Texas, USA to work for one of the largest US companies. In addition to his daily job, he fundraisers to support Ukraine, focusing on quadcopters and communication equipment.
New York City, NY
Dmytro is a financial analyst working in NYC. Born and raised in a military family in Uzhgorod, Ukraine, he has a lot of friends and family members on the front lines. Dmytro has been helping Ukrainian defenders since 2014 and his efforts are well-known in the Ukrainian American volunteer community.
Kateryna Voinova is a coordinator of the Ukrainian school in Austin and a community organizer. Born in Kyiv, Kateryna moved to Austin in 2019. Since then, she’s been organizing events to promote and preserve Ukrainian cultural heritage, raise awareness about the war, and fundraise for Ukraine. Together with Natalya Gavryshko, she created a Ukrainian school in Austin to serve the needs of the growing Ukrainian community.
Originally from Khmelnytskyi, Ukraine. Living and volunteering in Krakow, Poland. Network engineer. Since February 2022 was involved in serving of the refugees, now continue volunteering as intermediate point of delivery of supplies between USA and Ukraine
Born and raised in Crimea, Ukraine. Since Russia annexed Crimea in 2014, Yevhen has not been able to visit his home once. In 2019, he moved to the US and settled in Austin. Since the full-scale war against Ukraine started by Russia in February 2022, Yevhen has been collecting medical supplies and preparing medical kits for the Ukrainian military forces.
Stephanie is a vocational rehabilitation counselor by day and a volunteer for Ukraine by night. She has been long involved with Ukrainian cultural initiatives and events in Texas. Since the full-scale war began in February 2022, she has been focused on gathering and shipping supplies for civilians and service members on the front lines.
Journalist by education. Musician of the Ukrainian band "Prystani". Since the beginning of Russia's invasion of Ukraine in 2014, he has been a member of the volunteer movement in support of the Ukrainian defenders. Bogdan runs all logistics in Ukraine.
Andriy was born in Donetsk, Ukraine. He began his studies in the US as an exchange student, then went on to earn his BS in Accounting. As a CPA, Andriy worked with Fortune 1000 companies and Big Four accounting firms. He now applies his professional experience to the greater good. Andriy served hundreds of Ukrainian refugees at different border towns in Poland. To say that his heart is for Ukraine is truly an understatement.
“When Ukrainian women need a Ukrainian school that doesn't exist, they create a Ukrainian school.”
Natalya Gavryshko is a Software Engineer. She was born in Ternopil, Ukraine, and moved to the U.S. in 2011. She has been co-leading the effort to open and run a Ukrainian school in Austin since 2018.
Los Angeles, CA
Born and raised in Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, Oksana graduated from the Zaporizhzhia Medical School and works for theHome Health Agency in LA. Oksana has family and friends on the front lines in Ukraine. Her volunteering effort is well-known since 2014 and she is counted upon by the Ukrainian community in LA and back home.
Polina is a linguist, content creator, and psychology student. Born in Ukrainian Sevastopol, she left for Kyiv after the annexation of Crimea and then moved to Texas through a diversity visa program. Her parents, brother, and extended family live in Ukraine. Now Polina's helping with various non-profit initiatives in the Ukrainian Austin community.
Roman is an entrepreneur by vocation and volunteer by heart for decades. He is an Executive Director of NGO "Principle of Consciousness", psychotherapist, physical therapist, former Vice-Rector of the Lviv State University of Physical Culture, Ukraine. Roman represents and leads our team on the ground in Ukraine.
JOIN OUR MISSION
Provide support to those fighting for Ukraine
Provide aid to those suffering in Ukraine
Provide hope to those displaced by war
Liberty Ukraine Foundation employs no salaried personnel or contractors. Our efforts are made possible by many dedicated volunteers who donate their skills, time, and personal funds to deliver help to Ukraine. Our team is fully committed to continue working around the clock to focus on our critical mission.
We are committed to this number one priority - as a community, as a non-profit, and each one as individual. We promise to continue doing everything in our power to support the brave Ukrainian defenders, residents, the first aid workers, the medical facilities treating casualties, and the victims of the war in Ukraine Our work is not possible without your generosity. With your ongoing support, we are able to continue doing our urgent work. Your donations make all of our efforts possible, and we greatly thank you!!
OUR TEAM IN UKRAINE
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world."
- Margaret Mead
We have been working with our volunteers in Ukraine since 2014. NGO "Principle of Consciousness" is locally-operated non-profits in Ukraine that evacuates people from the front-line towns, delivers humanitarian aid into the most dangerous locations, provide physical and psycho-therapy, and help internally displaced people. Our highly responsive and efficient network in Ukraine ensures that your contributions get to where they are needed most in the shortest time possible.
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