Lehigh Valley occasions increase cash to assist individuals of Ukraine

NORTHAMPTON, Pa. — As preventing wages on in Ukraine there may be an outpouring of assist from abroad.

“I am not stunned, I am not stunned,” mentioned Antoinette Sharetzky.

Automobiles lined up within the car parking zone of the Polish American Residents Society, as they take objects to donate.

“We’re right here to assist,” mentioned Sharetzky.

Gadgets starting from diapers to crutches have been being donated. Organizers mentioned they’re accepting something that may assist the individuals of Ukraine every Monday from 6-8 p.m.

“They’re our neighbors and our nation in Poland is attempting to assist particular person individuals,” mentioned Joseph Janik, president of the Polish American Residents

Janik mentioned all of the objects will go to Poland, earlier than transferring on to Ukraine, if the border remains to be open.

“We do not know what is going on to occur within the subsequent day or two,” mentioned Janik.

Inside Northampton’s Roxy Theater the sound of music soared by the air in entrance of dozens of individuals. Each penny from a Sunday afternoon present goes to assist Ukraine.

“What it means is individuals perceive that peace begins with every one in every of us,” mentioned Rabbi Melody Davis, who helped manage the occasion.

Organizer Rabbi Melody Davis mentioned peace begins with every of us.

“When there may be injustice on the planet, it’s as much as us to take a stand and do one thing,” mentioned Rabbi Davis.

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