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St. Nicholas Day in the hospital

16.09.15

December 19, 2014 The Solidarity International Charity Fund, together with representatives of the UOC of the Kiev Patriarchate, visited the Dnepropetrovsk military hospital, which houses servicemen injured in the ATO area.
All of us, on St. Nicholas Day, wanted to make the fighters happy. Our foundation provided the hospital with gifts, juices, tangerines, various sweets for Ukrainian fighters. Bishop Dnepropetrovsk and Pavlograd Simeon consecrated and presented prayer books, books and icons with the image of St. Nicholas. Together with other church staff, Simeon went to each ward, congratulated everyone on the holiday, wished all of them good health, quick recovery, and wondered where the soldiers were from ... In the hospital, we met one of the employees of the UOC Kiev Patriarchate, Father Alexander. Bishop of Dnepropetrovsk and Pavlograd Simeon, of course, recognized his father Alexander and proudly said that Father Alexander is one of those who participated in the Maidan and went to volunteer to fight in the ATO zone ...
In each ward we saw on the walls children's drawings, which were handed over to the soldiers being treated at a military hospital. As the servicemen themselves told us, these drawings charge all life energy, as if they were charms for them. A lot of posters, children's drawings on the walls in the corridors of the hospital. It's all visible in our photos ...
At the hospital, the regional DTV interviewed Vladyka Dnepropetrovsk and Pavlograd Simeon and Vice-President of the Ivanilova Yana International Charitable Foundation. Bishop Simeon in particular said that the UOC of the Kiev Patriarchate has always supported and supported the independence of the Ukrainian state, Ukrainian soldiers, as repeatedly stated by the Patriarch of the UOC of the Kiev Patriarchate Filaret, that our people will overcome all difficulties and we will all live in a prosperous Ukraine. Bishop Simeon thanked the President of ICF "Solidarity" Alexander Vladimirovich Petrovsky and his fund for his charitable work, for his assistance to the Dnepropetrovsk hospital.
Vice-President of the International Solidarity Charity Fund Ivanilov Yana told reporters of the regional DTV that the President of the Solidarity Fund Alexander Vladimirovich Petrovsky pays much attention to charitable activities, in particular, to the support of soldiers who were injured in the ATO area. Repeatedly purchased medicines, expensive medical equipment in the Dnepropetrovsk hospital for the personal funds of Alexander Vladimirovich Petrovsky. Concerts were held for the wounded and servicemen from the ATO area, their families. Now thanks to the funds of the President of our fund, thanks to volunteers internal construction finishing works are carried out in one of the buildings of the hospital. We want everyone to join us and provide material, other feasible help ...