One and a Half Years Volunteering Amidst Wartime (Ukraine)

Humanitarian Disaster Relief, Social Volunteering

Despite the challenging and perilous conditions of wartime, New Acropolis has steadfastly continued its operations in Ukraine. Since the outset of the Russian aggression against Ukraine in February 2022, the organization has been consistently providing vital humanitarian assistance.

Here is a summary of the main activities undertaken by New Acropolis volunteers in 2022-2023:

Restoration of War-Damaged Homes:

  • Regular reconstruction of private residences in the Bucha district, including the procurement of building materials and equipment for affected families.
  • Demolition and removal of destroyed structures in Irpin, Moschun, and Mostishche in the Kyiv region.

Handcrafted Equipment Production:

  • Manufactured a total of 517 camouflage nets spanning 24,650 square meters.
  • Crafted 875 camouflage suits.
  • Produced 20,000 bandages for healthcare facilities.
  • Manufactured trench candles, knee pads, and underwear.

Humanitarian Aid:

  • Delivered 500 kilograms of food and essential goods.
  • Distributed 50,000 essential items to families affected by the conflict.
  • Provided targeted assistance to families with children in remote villages in Eastern Ukraine.
  • Facilitated the transport of 7 vehicles from abroad.
  • Developed a support website for the village of Gorenka –

Evacuation and International Aid:

  • Accompanied over 50 families during their evacuation for resettlement in other countries.
  • Coordinated humanitarian aid deliveries from New Acropolis branches in Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Spain, Romania, and more, with a total value exceeding 30,000 Euros.

Tactical Medicine:

  • Procured 1,500 turnstiles.
  • Obtained 1,500 bandages, including hemostatic bandages.
  • Acquired 10 stretchers, body armour, and helmets.
  • Assembled 50 tactical first aid kits.
  • Organized 12 training sessions on First Aid in New Acropolis centres.
  • Facilitated blood donations.

Culture and Integration of Internally Displaced People:

  • Procured 600 books for Lyceum №3 in Gostomel, as well as libraries in the Mykolaiv region, which have been affected by hostilities, for children and teenagers in the Kharkiv region.
  • Launched the “300 Years with Skvoroda” project in honour of the Ukrainian philosopher.
  • Created three murals depicting Hryhorii Skovoroda in Vinnytsia, Ivano-Frankivsk, and Mykolaiv.
  • Organized 82 cultural events, including charity concerts, excursions, workshops for internally displaced individuals, and lectures.
  • Since January 2023, cultural events have resumed in New Acropolis centres in Kharkiv and Mykolaiv.

In total, these efforts represent more than 67,000 hours of volunteer work in cooperation with over 20 partners, including city councils, healthcare institutions, public organizations, educational institutions, and cultural institutions.

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all New Acropolis volunteers and partners for their dedicated work during these historically challenging times.



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