RPI Ukraine Fundraiser, March 3, 2023, 6-8pm EST
Location: Belmont Town Hall, Auditorium, 455 Concord Ave, Belmont, MA 02478
Come together for Ukraine’s children and enjoy Ukrainian pastries, music & art.
Cannot attend, but wish to donate?
Event: Celebrate the lives saved in Ukraine 1 year on with Belmont nonprofit Refugee Protection International (RPI), as seen on Belmont Journal TV, NBC10 Boston (NBC app), Ukraine state media (Repost), WBZ-TV CBS Boston, News Nation’s Morning in America & NEID Global. Learn more about RPI’s aid in Ukraine and enjoy a special performance by war-displaced Ukrainian singer Olga Abakumova & bandura player Stephan Zaets as reported by GBH.
RPI’s President and Executive Director, Jennifer Hill, will discuss her team’s dozen trips into Ukraine to assist some 44,000 civilians with Ukrainian hospitals, shelters, and community partners. Thanks to Belmont Media Center, video footage of RPI’s aid work in Ukraine will be shown. Ukrainian Belmont resident Iryna Piotrowska will welcome performers Olga Abakumova and Stephan Zaets to the stage. RPI will raffle gift cards from local businesses and sell pottery made by Ukrainian children with RPI’s partner charity “Way Home” to support war-affected communities.
Donations to RPI on top of ticket purchase aid Ukraine’s war-damaged children’s and maternity hospitals. We are a US 501(c)(3) charity with EIN 47-5417614. Donations, excl. purchase of tickets and pottery, are tax-deductible as permitted by US law. Thank you and our event sponsors Leading Edge Belmont Real Estate Agents, Belmont Journal, Kathryn Hintz, Solodko Bakery, Trinktisch, Il Casale, Carolle Chic Boutique, Roberts Salon & Spa, Toy Shop of Belmont, Helena’s, Belmont Dramatic Club, Westcott Mercantile, Belmont Girl Scouts, Whole Foods & Rancatore’s Ice Cream and Yogurt!
A special thanks to our major giving partners for RPI’s Ukraine & general programs since Feb 24, 2022: American Securities Foundation, Advanced Professional Home Health Care, Allen Family Fund at Fidelity Charitable, American Online Giving Foundation, Anne Mahon, Ansara Family Fund at the Boston Foundation, Burkehaven Family Foundation, Carolle Chic Boutique, Clermont Foundation, CM Charitable Fund at Fidelity Charitable, Andreea & Liviu Dragomirescu, Lauren Dukes, Dunn Family Charitable Foundation, Edith and Robert Zinn Foundation, Jim and Judy Ellingson, Marcella Fischer, Give Lively Foundation, Hintz Family Fund, Dee and Erich Ippen, Simone Jeger, Jo-Ann and Martin Leinwand Fund at the Boston Foundation, Geoffrey Keith, Krueger Family Fund at Essex County Community Foundation, LaRose O’Connor Family Fund at Fidelity Charitable, MathWorks Inc, Barbara and Steven Murphy, Sue Overdevest, Plymouth Congregational Church of Belmont, Raikes Foundation, Rogers Family Donor Advised Fund at National Philanthropic Trust, Rohit Shenoy, Matthew Simonson, Elin Swedlund, Heather & Jared and Eva-Maria Tausig, Vera Trojan, Charlie Walsh and Jack & Sherry Weis.
Refugee Protection International, PO Box 624, Belmont, MA 02478.