"When I found out how many children with heart pathologies are born, and that I can do something for their recovery, I could no longer sit calmly. I decided to do what is in my power: I joined the charity runners. Now I'm training for the KyivHalfMarathon race and want to help raise funds for very important equipment for Pediatric Cardiology".
UCF “Krona”м. Київ, вул. Набережно-Хрещатицька, причал № 4, firstname.lastname@example.org
Ukrainian Charitable Fund "Krona" was created in 2007 with the group of companies "NIKO" and trading partners and dealers in 18 regions of Ukraine.
Programs aimed at solving problems of children from socially vulnerable groups - children with hematology diseases, the disabled, orphans and deprived of parental care. More than ten thousand children and parents were direct beneficiaries of charitable programs "Krona".
Nataliya Schuka is a journalist, an actress and the presenter of "My Guide" section in the "Breakfast with 1+1" program. She is an irrepressible traveler and participates in a charity marathon many times.
Her illness is mysterious. Expressly, the diagnosis is not defined. Valeria has been struggling for six years and trying to find out the cause of her illness. She is tortured with pains, numerous abscess emerges inside her body, thrombosis tucks her enlarged portal vein, the heart is invaded with the abnormal metabolic processes. The woman cannot live and work normally, but she has two under-aged children, 14 and 9 years old, whom she brings up on her own.
"Hello, my name is Vira. I work in NIKO INSURAVCE Company as a lower. I love running and I run a lot for over 10 years. I am being filled with universal love while running and I feel like my own wings growing in a result of happiness that I get. I will take part in Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon and run 21,097 km for babies who need our support. Now they are still quite tiny and have a faint-hearted heart.
"Hello, I am Ivan. I work in media-company as IT-manager. I like running and sports tests. Since 2012, I ran 10 km many times in a various mass race. Once I ran a half marathon – 21 km! Now I will again overcome this distance on the Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon with a special sense. I decided to dedicate my run to small Ukrainians, which are born with heart pathologies.
In July, you helped Natalia Vishnyak raise money for a cancer drug. Then we bought "Herceptin" and this woman received a block of therapy on time. However, she must go through 11 more. A year ago Natalia left her doctor's office with horror in the eyes, diagnosed with breast cancer and a huge account for treatment.
Is it necessary to explain what blood means for a child on the verge of life and death? Imagine a child is in critical condition or during a severe open heart surgery, and this fluid is suddenly in short supply. Today, stocks of plasma and blood components in the Okhmatdyt transfusiology department and the Center for Pediatric Cardiology and Cardio Surgery are in jeopardy. Due to the heat, blood storing refrigerators and freezers fail one by one! Air conditioners are urgently needed to cool the air in the "blood banks" of the two departments.
UPD: Ministry of Health of Ukraine has allocated funds to pay for surgery for Ivan.
"From the very beginning of my life, everything went wrong. Something was wrong with my body. We had to correct one or the other defect. I am very grateful to my parents and doctors that they "repaired" my body while helping to develop and strengthen my spirit. I did not hank, was positive, smiled to the whole world. I decided that fate quizzes my strength. I was ready to go through it to become strong вecause I want to be a rescuer. But the fate brought me another terrible test – cancer.
Just a little while ago this woman was struggling for the life of her 3-year-old daughter Sonechka, coped with the fear for the life of her beloved husband fighting in ATO. Concurrently she herself was engaged in raising and preparing for the school of the eldest 6-year-old daughter. Luckily at these fronts, Natalia Vishniak won. But the insidious fate came from the other side – a disease called "cancer" struck her body.
Only in the Kherson region in the year there are 2,000 children-patients with heart disease and the same number of newborns with congenital malformations. Unfortunately, this is one of the progressive diseases among children in Ukraine. You can not be indifferent, because today, our cardiac experts can cure hundreds of thousands of young patients in just a year. The only thing they need is to provide the appropriate equipment.