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Chicago, Ukrainian Breweries Team Up For Special Beer To Support Humanitarian Efforts

Midwest Coast Brewing is collaborating with Varvar Brew in Kyiv to launch a version of Ukrainian Golden Ale.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Lincoln Square American Legion Post Fundraiser Will Help Ukraine Soldiers, Their Families

The fundraiser is open to the public and begins 6 p.m. at the American Legion Tattler Post No. 973.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Here’s How You Can Support Ukraine Relief Efforts In Chicago This Weekend

Concerts, auctions and more are being held across the city Saturday and Sunday to raise money for humanitarian relief in Ukraine.

Citywide

Concert Series At Portage Park’s City News Cafe Raises Thousands To Support Relief Efforts In Ukraine

Music and poetry events are scheduled to take place at the cafe this weekend, and sales from Ukrainian postcards and truffles made in house will also benefit charities working on the ground in Ukraine.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

UChicago To Pay Tuition For Incoming Freshmen Impacted By Russia Invading Ukraine

Undergraduate students already enrolled at the university may be eligible for more financial aid and help resolving visa issues on a case-by-case basis, officials said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Tetiana Shkirdan Sewed Face Masks Early In The Pandemic. Now, She’s Making Ukrainian Flags To Support Her Home Country

All proceeds from Shkirdan's flag sales are going to buy gear and supplies for Ukrainian soldiers and refugees: "I have a sewing machine. Let me do this. Let me try to do this."

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Irving Park Family Raising Money To Help Ukrainians Starting Over In Chicago After Russian Invasion

Olesia Kravchuk and her two young children fled Ukraine, taking only one suitcase as troops advanced on their country. They're scheduled to arrive in Chicago Saturday.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Escape From Ukraine: How A Wicker Park Woman Is Helping Her Family And Others Get Out

Jackie Birov, a first-generation Ukrainian American and Wicker Park resident, has helped people flee Ukraine amid the Russian invasion. She's also raising money for body armor for Ukrainians.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Chicago Ukrainian Dance Group Teaching Virtual Classes To Children Trapped In Kyiv During Russian Invasion

"To even touch the heart of one child and give them one little tiny smile for a day is enough to feel just slightly better," said one dancer with the Hromovytsia Ukrainian Dance Ensemble of Chicago.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Ukrainian Village Students, Parents And Teachers Rally For Peace In Ukraine

"We need to show them support and be together and show them that we're here. Even if we can't do much from here, all we can do is support them and and be there with them," one Columbus Elementary teacher said.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Portage Park Teacher And Ukrainian Artist’s Upcoming Show Will Benefit Wounded Soldiers In Ukraine: ‘This Is So Important’

The exhibit opens 7 p.m. Friday at the Ukrainian National Museum and runs through March 27.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Here’s How To Donate Medical Supplies, Food, Clothing And More To The People Of Ukraine

The Hromovytsia Ukrainian Dance Ensemble of Chicago will collect donations indefinitely at the Ukrainian Cultural Center. "Everybody that's here, not in Ukraine, has a job to do," one dancer said.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Hundreds Rally To Support Ukraine, Pushing For Action Over Words: ‘Slava Ukraini, And Screw Vladimir Putin,’ Pritzker Says

“Anything we can do to help is what I'm trying to achieve,” said Kateryna Logoeska, a Ukrainian American whose parents have been hiding in a bomb shelter in Ukraine for days.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Ukrainian Leaders In Chicago Say Sanctions Against Russia Not Enough To Deter Putin

"As we speak today, people are dying. Our cities are being destroyed. And we need to act now," a Ukrainian business leader said. A rally in support of Ukraine is planned for Sunday afternoon in Ukrainian Village.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Ukrainian Americans In Chicago Feel ‘Helpless’ For Family, Country As Threat Looms Of Russian Invasion

A City Council committee approved a resolution affirming the city's support for "the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine." Kyiv, Ukraine's capital, is one of Chicago's sister cities.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town