As you may know my birthday is coming up this month. I am not expecting presents, but if you are thinking of getting me something, I would really love you to support a Ukrainian charity instead of a present.
I have set up a campaign with TABLETOCHKI - a charity assisting Ukrainian children who have been diagnosed with cancer. Every year 1000 kids in Ukraine are diagnosed with cancer. In Western Europe 80-90% of the kids who have cancer survive, comparing to only 50% in Ukraine. Unlike in a lot of countries, majority of Ukrainian families do not heave health insurance and when child gets diagnosed with cancer they do rely on support from charities.
Here are some of the things TABLETOCHKI funds: - paying for surgeries that cannot be performed in Ukraine, which means they pay for the surgery of the child abroad (currently at the hospitals in Italy or Poland), transportation, accommodation for the family etc - purchasing medications that cannot be obtained as they are not registered in Ukraine or are not funded by the Government (and most parents simply cannot afford to buy them) - providing palliative care to terminally ill children - providing social and psychological support to sick kids and their parents
Let’s help Ukrainian kids beat cancer. Any donation big or small is greatly appreciated :)
Please note that the payments are made in Ukrainian hryvnias:50₴ = 2.3 AUD = 2 USD 500₴ = 23 AUD = 18 USD 1000₴= 46 AUD = 36 USD