Caritas Ukraine is part of the world's largest network of charities Caritas Internationalis, which has 120 years of history and brings together over 160 national funds that help millions of needy people in almost 200 countries. For 24 years Caritas Ukraine has physical, social, psychological and legal assistance to hundreds of thousands of people in need, regardless of religion, social status, ethnic origin, gender or age. Deep moral and spiritual principles of dignity, justice, and solidarity are the basis of the activities of Caritas.
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CF "Pomogaem" was founded in 2009 by volunteers who worked in the children's hospitals, helped seriously ill children, and foster parents who took care of orphans. This determined the main areas for charity of the Fund.
Nowadays, the Foundation implements charity in three areas: Health, Family and Accessability.
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.
Charitable foundation "Ty Anhel" is helping the children with cancer, orphans, and children with physical disabilities in Ivano-Frankivsk region. The foundation is providing assistance to the Regional Children's Hospital, Donyna Children's Hospital, Ivano-Frankivsk Shelter for Children, Dolyna Orphanage, and Vygoda Rehabilitation Center.
"Give me a paw, my friend!" - An NGO assisting the homeless and sick animals in Zaporozhye.
The organization provides shelter for homeless animals, sick animals and the disabled ones:
- Up to 50 dogs (now at the shelter 150 dogs);
- Works on the program of sterilization of animals;
- Exists on charitable donations and funds of the organization.
During the work of the fund «Happy Paw» helped to find a home in 2722 animals. In addition to the main goal - the adoption of dogs and cats in loving families, the fund solves the problem of irresponsible attitude of people to animals. Homeless animals should be less and fund «Happy Paw» believes that this can be done not because more animals will be given, but because fewer owners will throw out or leave the four-legged animals to the mercy of fate. The decision to take a dog must be conscious and considered.
Foundation «Happy Paw» was establish to unite all the efforts and capabilities of those who care for a humane solution to the problem of stray dogs in Ukraine.