Over $2,800,000 raised for Ukraine, help us reach $3,000,000!

Stand With Ukraine!

The Eparchy of Edmonton is most grateful for their partnership with the Catholic Near East Welfare Association, in supporting many critical initiatives in Ukraine during this time of war. Through your donations, and the contributions by other Eparchies and donors, CNEWA has sent over $5.7 million dollars to help protect and heal Ukrainian families from the horrific violence they’ve witnessed.

For more information on how your donation is making a difference, see 2022: Ukraine Emergency Relief Report.

200 000 Parish Grant

$200,000 Humanitarian Aid Settlement Grant

Eparchial parishes and eparchial organizations undertaking projects and initiatives to support Ukrainian families and individuals who are fleeing the war in Ukraine may apply for a grant of up to $10,000 for their project.

Our Progress So Far…to December 31 2023

Total Funds Raised:

Donations received (including matching funds): $2,886,457



Support to Ukraine: $2,659,907

Humanitarian Aid Settlement Grant (remains in AB)*: $200,000

Settlement donations received (remains in AB): $26,550

* $215,477.47 grants approved 


Our parishes, our faithful, and our friends throughout the province continue their fundraising efforts to help in this humanitarian crisis. As we receive donations, we will update the totals to keep you informed.

Thank you for your prayers and financial support.

War in Ukraine

All donations up to $1 250 000 have been matched!

The Eparchy of Edmonton is most grateful to the generous donor family who matched up to $750 000 for Humanitarian Aid for the people of Ukraine. We are grateful to St. Stephen’s Parish in Calgary and to three generous families who each sponsored $100 000. Crystal Glass has also pledged $100 000 to support Ukraine. 

How Your Donation is Used

All donations are directed to organizations directly working with the people in Ukraine. Our main partner, CNEWA collaborates closely with the local organizations, hospitals, and churches to serve those at risk. Your donation will be directly assisting the large influx of refugees, creating field kitchens to help with humanitarian aid, medical help or spiritual and psychological support.

Assistance to Ukrainian Refugees

UCC National has established a registration form, where you can offer types of service: Employment, Housing, Immigration Sponsorship, Immigration Consultancy, Legal Aid, Financial Donations, In-Kind Donation, Service Donation, Transportation (people), Transportation (logistics), and Daycare/Childcare.

Message From His Beatitude Sviatoslav

In response to the enormous food shortage in Ukrainian regions under occupation and military threats in 2022, the Patriarchal Curia of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church launched an emergency project providing food to those in need.

Bishop David’s Homily and a Prayer for Ukraine

O Lord Jesus Christ, our God, we entreat You to hear the earnest prayer of Your beloved Church of Kievan Rus’ for her deeply afflicted children abiding in the land of Ukraine. Behold their grave sorrow and grievous plight, and speedily come to their aid.