Благодійні проекти УПЦ США Сплановано на 2021 рік
On Monday, January 5, 2021 His Eminence Archbishop Daniel met with the President of St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Society (Central Organization of the UOC of the USA) and the director of the Consistory Office of Christian Charity – Protodeacon Ihor Mahlay. The meeting took place in Independence, OH, as Archbishop Daniel traveled to Chicago, IL for the celebration of the Glorious Feast of the Nativity of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
During the morning meeting, Protodeacon Ihor and Vladyka Daniel reviewed various charitable projects of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA that were successfully completed in 2020. Among those are: The assistance efforts to Znamyanka Children’s Orphanage, where the Church continues to sponsor several Special Education teachers who work closely with the handicapped children; Food assistance to those in need during COVID-19 pandemic at the Metropolia Center and across the US; Aid to Soup Kitchens in Kyiv via cooperation with the Social Services of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine; Assistance to wounded soldiers of the ongoing Russian aggression in Eastern Ukraine; assistance to Mariupol (Eastern Ukraine) Elderly Care Center; aid to the Flood Victims in Western Ukraine, St. Sophia Seminary scholarships via Protopresbyter Wolodymyr and Pani-matka Halyna Lewytskyi, etc.
During the lengthily discussion, a proposed plan was developed for the presentation and approval to the Consistory of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA. Most of the charitable projects that were completed in 2020 are being considered for the implementation in 2021, following the budgetary meeting of the Council of Metropolia of the Church.
In conclusion of the meeting, Vladyka Daniel, speaking on behalf of His Eminence Metropolitan Antony and the members of the Consistory of the UOC of the USA, offered gratitude to Protodeacon Ihor Mahlay and the entire membership of St. Andrew’s Society of the UOC of the USA for their devotion to the charitable mission of the Church.