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A new meaning to Vyshyvanka Day

A new meaning to Vyshyvanka Day

Today is Vyshyvanka Day. Vyshyvanka, a Ukraine’s traditional embroidered wear, is part of our Ukrainian culture and roots and a symbol of our national identity. Last year, we commemorated this day by wearing our vyshyvankas. This year, amidst russia’s attack aiming to...

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Few words on how we work today

Few words on how we work today

Dear friends! BKC receives an overwhelming number of requests for help, but also we are getting outpouring support from strangers around the world. We are working extremely hard to help families in Ukraine, and we dedicate our time and effort to answering those calls...

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Thank you, Oksana Masters!

Thank you, Oksana Masters!

We are so excited to announce that Oksana Masters, an American multi-sport Paralympic athlete of Ukrainian descent, has gracefully donated a whopping USD50,000, her prize money from the Bejing 2022 Winter Paralympics, to our project, 'No Child Forgotten' on the...

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Today, we wanted to say a huge thank you to Unga Örnars Riksförbund and Olof Palme International Center, Sweden. They allocated Euro 9653.84 to help Ukrainian children affected by the war by providing much-needed medical equipment and supplies to children’s hospitals...

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Why us

Why us

Why us: If you want to help Ukrainian children affected by war, please consider Bright Kids Charity. We are proud to position ourselves as an independent, approachable and transparent grassroots organisation. We are a registered NGO in Ukraine. You can find all the...

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We are excited to announce that we have purchased a lung ventilator, a surgical light and an electric surgical table for one of the biggest children's hospitals in Ukraine. This UAH 2,656,000.18 (Euro 83,250) purchase was possible thanks to the generosity of United...

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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, 575.09 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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