The Church in Aurora’s Missions Committee has vetted 3 highly-regarded relief organizations that are helping Ukrainian refugees whose lives have been upended by the Russian invasion of their country.  The Committee has recently decided to donate $2,500 to each of the 3 organizations listed below.

Doctors Without Borders – This world-wide medical treatment organization is currently working and mobilizing to provide free medical and surgical services to civilians and Ukrainian combatants who have suffered injuries related to the invasion and devastating bombardment of their homeland.   

World Central Kitchen – Renowned Chef Jose Andres and staff are currently serving meals to refugees crossing into Poland.  Working with area sources he and his volunteers are providing local foods that are common to the area and culture.

Save the Children – The Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund is helping families meet basic needs with food, medicine, shelter and cash assistance.  Importantly, children are being provided education and psychosocial support.

Here’s How You Can Help

Because the need is so great, the Missions Committee is enabling congregation members to make gifts to conceivably substantially increase what Missions can do on its own, given the committee’s budget constraints.

This Sunday, April 3rd, a Special Collection for the vetted Ukrainian relief agencies will be made during the worship service.  You can make your gift then or any weekday before.

If you would like to help, simply make a check out to The Church in Aurora and indicate on the check that the gift is for “Ukrainian relief”.  Your tax-deductible gift will be forwarded to the Missions Committee which will divide it equally amongst the 3 relief organizations listed above.

Because the need is urgent as millions flee with barely any possessions to neighboring countries, please see that your gift is received at the church by no later than Sunday, April 3rd.

Alternatively, you can make a gift online at the church website by clicking here.  

Thank you in advance for your support of this worthy cause. 

Thank you in advance for your support of this worthy cause.
Your Missions Committee