The UCC-MPC Euromaidan Committee is looking for volunteers to load a 40-foot long container of donated medical equipment every Wednesday and Saturday 9:00 am - 12:30 pm from May 18 to June 11, when the container will be leaving for Ukraine. UCC-MPC requires 4-6 volunteers for each session.
UCC-MPC appreciates every commitment be it for one session or for several to help with this project!
Volunteers can sign up by contacting UCC-MPC at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or by calling 204.229.6577.
More information can be found at www.uccmb.ca or on the Council’s Facebook page UCC Manitoba Provincial Council - КУК Манітоба.
The loading will take place at the International Hope Canada warehouse in Winnipeg (entrance from 500 Yukon Avenue).
The shipping costs for the container are being covered by the UCC-MPC Euromaidan Committee. Anyone wishing to donate funds to help defray the shipping costs, can send a cheque made out to UCC-MPC to 777 Pritchard Avenue, Winnipeg R2X 0E8 with “Container for Ukraine” in the memo line.
The Ukrainian Canadian Congress Manitoba Provincial Council (UCC-MPC) represents the Ukrainian Canadian community in Manitoba before the people and Government of the province, promotes linkages with Ukraine and identifies and addresses the needs of the Ukrainian community in Canada to ensure its continued existence and development for the enhancement of Canada’s socio-cultural fabric. UCC-MPC will endeavour to foster and develop the Ukrainian community in Manitoba and promote intercultural activities, thereby promoting an increased knowledge and understanding among all ethno cultural groups in Manitoba.
Currently there are well over 1.2 million Canadians of Ukrainian background living in Canada. The Ukrainians first settled in Canada in1891 and have developed strong communities in every region of Canada. Today approximately 140,000 Ukrainian Canadians live in Manitoba.
The Ukrainian Canadian Congress Manitoba Provincial Council is the voice of Manitoba's Ukrainian Canadian community and brings together under one structure provincial and local Ukrainian Canadian organizaitons in Manitoba. UCC-MPC strives to be a proactive, united and self-sustaining body that provides a high standard of leadership in developing the destiny of Ukrainian Canadians in Manitoba.
The Ukrainian Canadian Congress Manitoba Provincial Council is mandated to act as a coordinating body for the Ukrainian community and its development in Manitoba. To fulfil this mandate, UCC-MPC may develop and promote an understanding of the Ukrainian culture by sharing our heritage with other multicultural communities; encourage the full participation of all Ukrainian communities in Manitoba and act as a channel for the expressed opinions, aspirations and needs of the Ukrainian community organizations, groups and individuals and represent them before the Manitoba government and media. UCC-MPC may also research, develop and propose policies and activities to government which have a positive impact on the Ukrainian community in Manitoba and recognize the work of Ukrainian organizations/individuals that have made a significant contribution to the promotion and enhancement of the Ukrainian community in Manitoba