Although most of these people are humble and not looking for any publicity, they should be recognized, and their stories should be known. This is our attempt (work in progress) to record and share as many stories as we can, validated by our small team and based on your submissions.
Alex Zatvor resides in Chicago and is behind a not-for-profit Gate.org that has been helping thousands of Ukrainian families directly, since the very beginning of the war. Alex was also instrumental in starting "Destroy the Tank" project.
Igor Ezril has lived in Canada since the early '90s and when the war began, opened a Ukrainian Refugee Center at his own Hotel Terrasse Royal in Montreal's Côte-des-Neiges neighborhood, welcoming Ukrainian families with with free food, lodging, clothes and more.
Ellen lives in Chicago and had started a non-profit at the beginning of war. Since then her organization had sent over 750 tons of aid, over 30 ambulance, and fire engine to the city of Mykolaiv with 2 more shortly to head out to Kharkiv. They have also supported refugee camps and families of disabled children.
Mariana, who resides in Warsaw now, comes from a small military town in the Khmelnytskyi region in Ukraine. Since the first days of russian invasion, Mariana organized a group of friends and started supporting military hospital, sending medical supplies and clothes.
Oleg Bezpalko lives in Ukraine. He has been volunteering since the beginning of the war. He created an organization called «Palyanytsia». Every week he and his organization provides needed supplies for the military personnel.
Yulia lives in the state of Oregon and has been very active in helping Ukraine's hospitals with medical supplies donated by US hospitals and farma companies. She had helped organize and move many tons of aid to Ukraine.