Humanitarian Program called the Ukrainian-American Bridge of love and care "Family to a Family" has been working since 1991.
The idea of the program is that 100 American families-volunteers
help 100 Ukrainian families that were evacuated from the Chernobyl zone.
US families send to the Ukrainian ones vitamins, clothing and shoes for
children, assist in buying medicine and in undergoing the urgent medical
"Rozrada" Center is the program coordinator.
It performs the following:
Valentyna and Patricia as well as other volunteers from "Rozrada" carry out psychological work with the Ukrainian families, provide consultations and seminars for them.
Patricia visits Kyiv every two years and meets with the
families. She also carries out the seminars on family and personal issues
This program not only let the people receive the necessary vitamins and clothing. It united them, created some communities where people help each other. It also filled people who suffered from the Chernobyl disaster with faith that they can a lot do themselves, that they are not alone with their problems and are supported.
Owing to this program children and their parents recover, parents who suffered greatly from the Chernobyl catastrophe give birth to the new children who can develop normally, people find strength to live on.
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