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Thank you, United Group!

Thank you, United Group!

Bright Kids Charity would like to thank the United Group for its generous €100K donation to our foundation. Furthermore, we appreciate the group's contribution to helping children affected by the current situation in Ukraine.  With this donation, we seek to strengthen...

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Thank you, Carwow!

Thank you, Carwow!

Who are these stars? Carwow. What an amazing team!  They donated € 39, 620.09 to BKC to support children affected by war in Ukraine! This money is going to help children with disabilities and provide substantials help for children’s hospitals and orphanages.  This war...

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We are turning 3!

We are turning 3!

Today, we celebrate our third birthday. We strongly believe that no child in need should be left behind. Unfortunately, our government doesn't provide for children in need so charities are often the last resort for people to seek help. It is heart-warming for us to...

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Happy Independence Day, Ukraine!

Happy Independence Day, Ukraine!

Today we celebrate our 30th Independence Day. Independence Day is especially important to us in light of the ongoing war conflict. It is a symbol of freedom and a reminder that the country's future is in our hands. As a grassroots charity, we believe that every effort...

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From Italy to Ukraine with love

From Italy to Ukraine with love

#womenempoweringwomen An inspiring story of support and kindness We are extremely proud of the mothers of children with disabilities that we support, and we want to take this opportunity to share with you the stories of two successful women who have become...

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An invitation to form a supportive partnership

An invitation to form a supportive partnership

Dear Friends! Today, Bright Kids Charity is celebrating #Vyshyvanka Day 2021! Vyshyvanka is a fundamental element of Ukrainian traditional wear. We are proudly wearing our #vyshyvankas today to celebrate our culture! On this special day, we wanted to discuss an...

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‘Ukrainian charities can be trusted’

‘Ukrainian charities can be trusted’

'Last week, on Friday, I was honoured to represent Bright Kids at an international conference dedicated to women’s rights and democracy, which was conducted by Maria Rösslhumer and Theresa Bender-Säbelkampf. Human rights activists from Austria, Belarus, Ukraine,...

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The sweetest ‘thank you’

The sweetest ‘thank you’

The sweetest 'thank you' Bright Kids ever received. Yana, the mother of a child with a disability, completed her hairdressing course, and that means she is one step closer to living a more independent life. We now want to take on a task to equip Yana with the...

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Your help counts

Your help counts

We are excited to announce that Bright Kids has been supporting children in Ukraine for almost two years. Founder and Executive Director Natalie Blinder has received messages of congratulations from our international partners who make regular contributions towards...

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Hardships of Ukraine’s most vulnerable

Hardships of Ukraine’s most vulnerable

In the meanwhile, the survival mode is on in Ukraine. This is Sasha Lapin, a boy with cerebral palsy, getting his rehabilitation treatment. Such treatment allows children with cerebral palsy to improve their functionality, strength, and endurance. It helps to reduce...

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We are a grassroots charity

We are a grassroots charity

This adorable four-year-old boy is Tymur Drimanov. He was born with cerebral palsy. He dreams of walking and he is striving towards achieving his goal. Unfortunately, Ukraine lacks adequate support for its most vulnerable people. Many people, especially those living...

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‘Wow, this kid has potential.’

‘Wow, this kid has potential.’

By Natalie Blinder. "It happened to me quite a few times. While working or communicating with teenagers from disadvantaged backgrounds, I often caught myself thinking: 'Wow, this kid has potential.’ One was outgoing and could be a great entertainer, another could be...

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Human Rights in Ukraine

Human Rights in Ukraine

by Natalie Blinder. Did you know that Ukraine has not implemented 67% of the leading judgments made by the European Court of Human Rights over the last 10 years? There could be multiple reasons for this; but as Ukrainians, we can work towards solutions. What can we...

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Support Ukrainian orphanages during the pandemy

Support Ukrainian orphanages during the pandemy

Our response efforts for children living at the Sun orphanage in Zaporizhia. Tough times teach us to stay strong and be there for each other. Bright Kids will join the nationwide efforts to battle the virus by donating gloves and antiseptic for the Sun orphanage. You...

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Staying positive in isolation

Staying positive in isolation

Bright Kids encourages you to take the necessary measures to protect yourself and your loved ones from the coronavirus, COVID-19. Staying at home might not necessarily sound like an interesting experience, however, try to look at positives and use your time...

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Sharing my personal story

Sharing my personal story

By Natalie Blinder. I first became interested in social welfare as a child. Growing up in post-Soviet Ukraine, I remember wanting to help children living at a local orphanage. I saw their shabby clothes and unkempt appearance and I thought, ‘this is not fair, it is...

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Can an honest charity in Ukraine survive?

Can an honest charity in Ukraine survive?

By Natalie Blinder. Bright Kids positions itself as a modern and responsible charity with English and Ukrainian languages used to ensure that we can connect with as many people as possible. We want to inform more people from outside Ukraine about the strain on the...

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To my fellow Ukrainians

To my fellow Ukrainians

By Natalie Blinder. To my fellow Ukrainians, especially those who have moved away from the country to start a new life, I encourage you to look back and remember Ukrainian children in need. We all know how difficult life in Ukraine can be. For children living in care,...

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The Value of a cup of coffee

The Value of a cup of coffee

By Natalie Blinder. For many people, Ukraine remains a mysterious Eastern-European country, known because of the ongoing conflict in Donbas and Chernobyl. However, there is more to Ukraine. Our country is experiencing an uprising in social movements and stirring of...

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Vova Gets a Hearing Aid

Vova Gets a Hearing Aid

By Natalie Blinder Bright Kids is happy to share the good news that on the 19th of June, 2-year-old Vova from Oster (Chernihiv Oblast, Ukraine) received his much-awaited hearing aid. A few days earlier we donated 10,000 Ukrainian hryvnias (about US$377.22) to a...

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