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Ukraine at War – Update 09, 2024

Another ‘Small’ Story in a Big War Hi, the letter you are about to read offers a touching, candid glimpse into the daily realities faced by countless children in war-torn Ukraine. Tetiana’s words are...
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Ukraine at War – Update 08, 2024

A Small Story in a Big War Hi Office, In the grand scheme of this horrific war, no story is truly small. Each one represents the human spirit’s refusal to be extinguished, the determination...
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Ukraine at War – Update 07, 2024

Hi Office, the following letter is for you and our entire HART community, from a grateful ministry partner serving in Southern Ukraine near the war zones.Together, we CAN change the world – one heart...
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Ukraine at War – Update 06, 2024

Hi Office, In a recent journal post, Pastor Andrey (a HART partner) penned a prayer that encapsulates the feelings of so many Ukrainians we’ve talked to recently. Andrey spends the majority of his time...
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Ukraine at War – Update 05, 2024

Hi Office, Sure seems like the world around us is circling the drain, doesn’t it? However, it is during these challenging times that we need to remember that no matter what station in life...
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Ukraine at War – Update 04, 2024

What are Ukrainians really thinking? Hi Office, When Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a “special military operation” on Feb. 24, 2022, many expected his invasion of Ukraine would be over within days, or at...
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Ukraine at War – Update 03, 2024

Hi Office, Of all the war crimes being committed by Russia in its brutal war on Ukraine, the mass deportation of children so they can be re-educated and raised as Russians stands out as...
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Ukraine at War – Update 02, 2024

We are called to carry light into darkness. Hi Office, Dina’s hometown was shelled mercilessly by Russian tanks during their invasion. Most homes were destroyed, including hers. Six months later, when the Russians retreated,...
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Ukraine at War – Update 01, 2024

Your Support is Making a Difference! Dear Office, we know 2024 will be another challenging year for HART; however, as we contemplate the year that has just ended, our hearts are sincerely filled with...
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Ukraine at War – Update 24, 2023

Ukraine celebrates first Christmas on DEC 25 Hi Office,traditionally, Ukrainians celebrate Christmas on January 7th, in line with the Russian Orthodox church. However, this year, Ukraine celebrated Christmas on December 25th for the first...
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Ukraine at War – Update 23, 2023

Hi Office, thanks to you and our entire HART community for your faithful prayers and support this past year. The following letter of thanks is from a partner ministry. It can be echoed hundreds...
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Ukraine at War – Update 22, 2023

A heartfelt letter from a soldier stationed near the front lines of the war in Ukraine, expressing gratitude to HART and his Sponsor for the profound impact they’ve had on his life. Hi Office,...
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Ukraine at War – Update 21, 2023

10 Years Ago, Dignity Rose Up for Liberty and Prevailed Hi Office, on Nov 21, Ukrainians nationwide commemorated the anniversary of the historic events that altered the trajectory of Ukraine’s history. This day, ten...
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Ukraine at War – Update 20, 2023

WAR FATIGUE Hi Office, It is clearly obvious that the global spotlight has shifted from Ukraine to the Israel-Gaza conflict over the past several weeks. Therefore, it is understandable that many people in Ukraine...
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Ukraine at War – Update 18, 2023

Dear Office, thank you for being a part of our HART community as we stand shoulder-to-shoulder with the churches and people of Ukraine who are fighting for their freedom and democracy.
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Ukraine at War – Update 16, 2023

We have partnered with this movement since 2015 and have coordinated two PTSD conferences for Ukrainian Chaplains in cooperation with The Billy Graham Association and Samaritan's Purse.
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Ukraine at War – Update 15, 2023

This war is awful, but there seems to be a common theme among the countless pastors we have talked with throughout this conflict: God is using this war to build HIS CHURCH and extend...
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Ukraine at War – Update 13, 2023

Dear Office, Our Child Sponsor Director in Ukraine recently shared with us the following story, which serves as a poignant reminder of the anguish and grief experienced by countless families as a consequence of...
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Ukraine at War – Update 12, 2023

Dear Office, It appears Ukraine’s long-anticipated “Counter-Offensive” may be starting. This will be a particularly dangerous and deadly chapter in Ukraine’s history. We hope and pray for victory and an end to this war...
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Ukraine at War – Update 10, 2023

DOUBLE YOUR GIVING! Hi Office, thank you for being a part of our HART community as we together stand shoulder-to-shoulder with the churches and people of Ukraine who are fighting for their freedom and...
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Ukraine at War – Update 9, 2023

Changing hearts, restoring hope, saving lives Greetings! While the news coming out of Ukraine can be depressing, our hope is that we are encouraging you with stories about how our church partners are responding...
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Russia’s War on Ukraine’s Civilians

Russia’s war in Ukraine has shattered civilian life in much of the country, leaving millions unable to return to their homes and millions more forced to live with damaged infrastructure, without access to food,...
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The dedicated pastors of war-torn Ukraine

Greetings! The people of Ukraine are exhausted from the ongoing conflict. A young pastor expressed his heartfelt reflections: “In my country at this time, we live from tragedy to tragedy, but we hope one...
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Support the Children of Ukraine

Greetings! March 16 marked one year since Russia bombed a large theater in Mariupol where residents were seeking shelter in the basement, killing hundreds of people despite giant painted letters on the ground outside...
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TEARS FOR UKRAINE

Greetings! For most people in North America, their interest in the daily news of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine seems to be waning. Let’s face it, we in the West have short attention spans. But...
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Ukraine at War – Update 03

One year later: How Russia failed in Ukraine Greetings! Feb. 24, 2022, was supposed to bring the existence of a 40-million European nation (Ukraine) to an end. Long before the dawn of light, Ukrainian...
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Ukraine at War – Update 02

Some predict this conflict could go on for years, while others, like President Zelensky - say that with proper assistance from the West, the war could be over by the summer.
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Ukraine at War – Update 01

FOR SUCH A TIME AS THIS Greetings! It’s no exaggeration to say that 2022 has turned out to be a year unlike anything we have seen before or could have imagined. In November-December 2021,...
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Ukraine at War Update 29

War forces Ukrainian families to spend Christmas apart Greetings! With Russia’s war still raging, countless Ukrainian families faced the pain of spending the Christmas season apart. This was the case for the millions of...
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Ukraine at War Update 26

The resiliency of the Ukrainian people Greetings! Shortly after the war began last February, it became clear that Ukrainians would fight to the end, go through all the hardships and do anything possible and...
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Ukraine at War Update 25

A brave fighter for Ukraine Bohdan grew up in a Christian family. He was surrounded by the love of his mother and grandparents, who raised him as best as they could, despite not having...
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Ukraine at War Update 24

Greetings! Millions of children in Ukraine have suffered from more than eight months of relentless bombing and shelling, spending much time in basements or bomb shelters amid air raid alerts. They have endured lack...
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Ukraine at War Update 23

Greetings! Following the Crimean Bridge bombing on the weekend, Vladimir Putin is now unleashing his revenge upon civilian populations in a variety of Ukrainian cities – and adding more war crimes to his resume. The...
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Ukraine at War Update 22

“The refugees need us… but we need them too.” Greetings! In contrast to the horror and destruction of the war in Ukraine, it is remarkable and refreshing to hear Ukrainian Pastors say, “our church...
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Ukraine at War Update 21

Greetings! It was the first day of school in Ukraine on September 1, but children weren’t sharing memories of fun vacations with their families. Their stories were of surviving war. For many, their last...
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Ukraine at War Update 20

Greetings! The most difficult moment of Pastor Sergey’s life unfolded in a packed Kyiv train station not long after Russia invaded Ukraine. The pastor had to send his wife, two sons, and several members...
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Ukraine at War Update 19

Greetings! Pastor Olexsandr in Lviv has this message for you and everyone in HART’s community. “We are all exhausted, the war has brought much grief and changed many things in our lives, but the...
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Ukraine at War Update 18

Greetings! courageous pastors and volunteers in our network of partner churches throughout Ukraine are serving as unsung heroes of this war. Tens of thousands of lives have been touched by their concern and love...
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Ukraine at War Update 17

Greetings! HART, along with our network of partner churches throughout Ukraine, have been working tirelessly over the past five months of this terrible conflict – providing emergency food, clothing, water, shelter, medical care, and...
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Ukraine at War Update 16

Greetings! Every refugee has a story to tell. And although every story is unique, there are many common themes: The terrifying air-raid sirens, living in bomb shelters for days or weeks, enduring hunger and...
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Ukraine at War Update 15

Greetings! Ukraine became a warzone just four months ago. Thousands of apartment buildings have been destroyed by Russian shelling. Streets are littered with burned cars and trees. Windows are shattered. Homes are nothing but...
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Ukraine at War Update 14

Love in Action Greetings! Our sincere thanks to you and all of our HART community who participated in the MATCHING FUND offers during the past 4 months. Your generous support helped us exceed each...
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Ukraine at War Update 13

100 DAYS Greetings! When Russia started its invasion on February 24, it was impossible to imagine this tragic war going on for 100 days with still no end in sight. ‘100 days’ may sound...
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Ukraine at War Update 12

Civilians are being targeted Greetings! like you, for the last three months, we have watched Russia’s invasion of Ukraine unfold with shock, disbelief, anger, and heartache for those that are suffering. Shortly after their...
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Ukraine at War Update 11

Current greatest need – FOOD Greetings! thanks to you and everyone in our HART Community in Canada and the USA for your care and concern for the Ukrainian people. You are saving lives every...
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Ukraine at War Update 10

UKRAINE CRISIS: Overview of HART’S Response Greetings! As bombs continue to rain down over cities across Ukraine, HART and our church partners remain committed to meeting the tremendous physical and spiritual needs of families...
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Bucha, Ukraine

Hundreds of dead civilians were found on the streets and in mass graves. Visit Bucha through Pastor Fedir`s eyes.
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