Now Illiushka is in an intensive care. He has already had six surgeries. The doctors are fighting for his health every day. To eliminate inflammatory processes, the boy had drainages and catheters replaced. Also every day he receives expensive antibiotics and a lot of manipulations. Yesterday Illia’s mom brought to the hospital the whole package of necessary medicines for her son’s treatment. And today the woman is puzzling where she get money to guarantee her son’s further treatment. After five months in the hospitals, the boy’s family exhausted all possible resources.
CF "Zaporuka"03022, Київ, вул. Васильківська, 30
Zaporuka Foundation has been supporting since 2008 families of children with cancer hospitalized at the National Institute of Cancer, at the Pediatric Department of the Romodanov Institute of Neurosurgery and at the Department of Hematology and Intensive Chemotherapy of the Western Ukrainian Pediatric Specialized Medical Center in Lviv. Zaporuka has organized and continue funding psychological service for the patients of these hospitals as well as rehabilitation service and has opened the Center Dacha providing accommodation for children affected by cancer. The Foundation has awards for contribution to the development of medicine and Philanthropist of the Year 2010.
Ilia has a very serious disease: melanoma of the skin. Doctors say that the disease can be cured. Yes, it can be but only on condition of timely and high-quality treatment. In the world, the drug Keytruda is successfully used. Doctors in Ukraine have also started to use it quite successfully. In fact, this is Illia’s only chance for survival. But the price of one vial with a life-saving injection is one hundred and twenty thousand UAH! And for the beginning of treatment two vials are required. This is arithmetic of life.
3 years ago Little Karolina’s body got affected by the tumor of female organs. Thanks to the support of UBB, the girl successfully underwent the necessary brachytherapy in France. Brachytherapy, that’s local radiotherapy with a high dose of isotopes after placing inside a special radiation source, is not performed in Ukraine. But, unfortunately, the latest examination revealed a new tumor – in the urinary bladder. It must be immediately removed and then brachytherapy is required. Once again the Ukrainian doctors agree that these procedures can only be performed by their French colleagues. Karolina is waiting again for the treatment that will save her. The girl’s family, volunteers in Ukraine and in France do their best but without your support, they cannot cope.
Playboy’s editor-in-chief Vlad Ivanenko will make a tattoo for the sake of children at "Dacha".
Within the framework of the most insane charitable event of the year, #shalenadopomoha Vlad Ivanenko has resolved to do the craziest thing in her life – to make a tattoo in an unusual place! All of this is for the sake of the small residents of "Dacha".
Public personality Nana Zbuker will be a waitress for one day for the sake of children at "Dacha".
Within the framework of the most insane charitable event of the year, #shalenadopomoha Nana Zbuker has resolved to do the craziest thing in her life – to become a waitress in one of Kyiv’s places for one day! All of this is for the sake of the small residents of "Dacha".
Darynka is waiting for the most valuable gift – for a chance to live without disease and pain! Her mom and dad have been saving their daughter from neuroblastoma for almost two years. This terrible disease was very difficult to treat. Now it is imperative to have a MIBG scanning to make sure that the treatment was successful. The clinic in Bergamo (Italy), one of the best in nuclear medicine, is ready to accept Darynka for the scanning. The bill is 522 euros. For the family that has been paying for their daughter’s treatment for two years, it’s hard to find even such an amount. And the examination is urgent.
"This time we will fight for your son!" said the neurosurgeon to the mother before the surgery. Vlad was transported to the Institute of Neurosurgery for the second time by NOT SO FAST ambulance. After the first surgery when the boy was at home, a brain hemorrhage occurred. The local doctors were in no hurry to provide emergency care at night: "Wait until the morning". But the "morning" for Vlad began closer to lunch... The time was wasted. Now the boy is in a difficult condition in the intensive care unit. His family asks for help.
Nazarchyk grew up in the love of his parents and did not know that there was such a pain in the world. But then he suddenly fell ill with leukemia... The first weeks at the hospital were the worst: when the boy saw a person in a white coat, he got scared and wept for long. His mom did not have enough strength to calm her son down because she needed somebody to support her too.
Little Sasha has arteriovenous malformation. The doctors call this disease "a bomb". This is a defect in the vessels which means that they may break at any time and the boy’s brain will be in blood. And it means death. Now Sasha have a surgery with the help of special micro instruments the cost of which is 126 400 UAH. Nearly a half of this amount has already been raised by Kyiv school pupils at the charity fair. Let’s help this young family not lose their happiness!
Young parents were planning a wedding for a long time. There was always something. When Ira, Sasha’s mother, got pregnant, new troubles arose. The pregnancy went well. And on the fifth of June a little Sasha was born. The boy grew well and had no health problems. When he was three months, the doctors noticed that Sasha’s head increased. The ultrasound examination revealed hydrocephalus and vessel problems. The boy was urgently sent to the Institute of Neurosurgery.
In October the neurosurgeons performed an operation to eliminate hydrocephalus problem and to improve Sasha’s condition. But in the immediate future it is also necessary to operate on the malformation, since the vessels in the brain can be broken without cause. This is a bomb that can detonate at any time! The boy needs our help and quickly.
Name: Oleksandr Savchenko, 05.06.2017
City: Kirovohrad region
Diagnosis: arteriovenous malformation
Little Romchyk is three years and six months old. And during these three years and six months his mother and his father worked to be able to buy medicines and to pay for rehabilitation, so that their son lived and developed like all children. But now Roma is again at the Institute of Neurosurgery. His shunt system is broken and in addition there is an inflammatory process. The first days the parents bought expensive drugs but then their resources were exhausted. The Little Roman’s family begs for help.