Ukraine Relief Event – May 27th

You will find below a poster/invitation to attend an event organized by the Italian Cultural Center of Vancouver. This event will take place on Friday, May 27th at 6:00 pm at the Italian Cultural Center (Grand Ballroom). 

Tickets are $75 and can be purchased through www.italianculturalcentre.ca or by calling 604-430-3337.  All proceeds will be donated to Ukraine relief.

UCC BCPC, Ukrainian Holy Eucharist Cathedral, and Kozak Ukrainian Restaurant are co-sponsoring this event along with Italian community organizations and businesses. 

Job Opportunity

The Ukrainian Community Society of Ivan Franko is looking to fill the part-time position of Rental Coordinator for our hall in Richmond.   If you have an interest or would like more information please contact us at: info@ivanfranko.ca

Hosting Immigrants From Ukraine

Many displaced Ukrainians are now arriving and are needing temporary accommodation until they find something more permanent.  At this moment, we do not have enough community offers to accommodate all the new arrivals. 

  • You can register yourself at: ukraininavancouver.com. Click on Start Resettlement, then scroll down and click on  Offer Accommodation  and fill out and submit the form provided.
  • Another option is to go to the BC Government Welcome Ukraine website.  Scroll down and you will see I want to help people from Ukraine.  There you will see a list of options for how you can help.

Please let us know if you have any questions about the process or we can also help connect you to our contacts who are working on placing new immigrants with host families.

Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Company’s 50th Anniversary tour 

Cheremosh will be performing in Kelowna on May 14th, in Victoria on September 10th, and in Surrey on September 12th. Donations for Humanitarian efforts are being collected throughout the tour.  

Cheremosh has had phenomenal success as a semi-professional Ukrainian dance company.  Rich in intensity, energy, and spirit, Cheremosh has a reputation for bringing amazing choreography to the stage. Cheremosh takes audiences on a colorful and exhilarating journey, thrilling them with intricate choreography, spectacular costumes, and dynamic music. 

Ticket and event information can be found at www.cheremosh.ca/events

Welcoming Ukrainians Arriving At YVR 

Members from the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and the Canadian Red Cross are stationed at the booth to greet new arrivals. The Red Cross and UCC are looking for volunteers who can help with interpreting as many of the arrivals do not speak English.

For more information about this from the Canadian Red Cross, please click on the “more” link below.

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Our Fundraiser Dinner In Support Of Ukraine was a huge success!

The Ukrainian Community Society of Ivan Franko would like to extend A BIG thank you to everyone who came out to support our April 8th fundraiser. The community came out in full support and we are beyond grateful. Our wonderful kitchen staff and volunteers prepared well over 500 dinners. Our apologies to those that were turned away once we ran out of food.  

Due to the amazing support of our community, we are donating $14,000 to the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and Canada Ukraine Foundation Humanitarian Appeal.   We are incredibly proud to be making this donation in Support Of Ukraine on behalf of our Society.