The UNWLA encourages its members and friends to join the Ukrainian
Community at the Dedication of the Holodomor Memorial in Washington.
It is our responsibility to teach and remind the world about this Genocide
of 1932-1933 during which millions of Ukrainians perished during the
artificially created famine by the Stalin regime. May their memory be
On October 18, 2015 members of UNWLA and their guests celebrated the 90th
anniversary of their prestigious organization with a banquet held at
the Ukrainian National Home in New York .It was indeed a festive occasion.
Since pictures speak louder than words, we have included photos for all to
enjoy. Photos by UNWLA member Chrystia Syzonenko.
Marianna Zajac, UNWLA President, accepting a generous contribution from
Bohdan Kurczak, President & CEO of Self Reliance New York Credit Union
"90 Years of Energy for the Good of Society”
by Ulana Zinych
The UNWLA is celebrating 90 years of
its extensive, multidimensional, humanitarian and
educational service which can be described as "90 Years of
Energy for the Good of Society". Since the home of UNWLA is
in the United States, much of the organization's work is
centered within the US. A shining example of this work,
among many other accomplishments, is the creation of the
Ukrainian Museum in New York City.
World Federation of Ukrainian Women's
Delegates and guests of the annual meeting of the
World Federation of Ukrainian Women's organizations
held September 3 - 6, 2015 in Stockholm, Sweden.
Marianna Zajac, President of UNWLA and Roma Shuhan,
1st Vice President of UNWLA attended the meeting.
UNWLA President, Marianna
Zajac, Attends a Meeting with the Newly Appointed
Ambassador, Valeriy Chaly.
UNWLA President received an invitation from the
Ukrainian Mission in Washington, D.C to attend a
meeting with the newly appointed Ambassador, Valeriy
Chaly. The participants listened to the Ambassador’s
presentation of his goals as Ambassador while he
also touched upon how our diaspora organizations can
help in keeping the most current news on Ukraine
alive by contacting our representatives. The
political, economic and security situations in
Ukraine were addressed in summary. The Ambassador
also paid special attention to Ukraine’s struggle
against Russian aggression and Ukraine’s and
diaspora efforts to counter Russia’s information war
UNWLA War Victims Program
“ADOPT A FAMILY OF A SLAIN
To “Adopt” a family of a deceased Ukrainian
Provide financial support to a family
Lend moral support and encouragement to
them via letters, messages and/or phone calls
Cost - $1200.00 per year ($300.00 per quarter)
Participate in the program for a minimum of 3
To enroll and/or for more information contact:
Lida Bilous, UNWLA National Board Social Welfare
Lidia@bilous.net or 941-587-8845
UNWLA Nat’l Social Welfare Committee
NJ Region Social Welfare Chair
First Anniversary of
Nadiya Savchenko’s Captivity
By Ulana Zinych
A year has passed since Nadiya Savchenko, a Lieutenant in the Ukrainian
armed forces and volunteer in the Aidar Battalion was kidnapped on Ukrainian
soil by Russian backed militants and illegally transported to
Sharing News & Views
On Sunday, April 26th, I had the
opportunity of attending a working lunch meeting between
Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko and leaders of the
Ukrainian-American community from the New York City
area. The luncheon was hosted by the Ukrainian Congress
Committee of America.
War devastates lives!
Help us rebuild Ukrainian lives!
The Ukrainian National Women’s
League of America (UNWLA) announces the launching of
its humanitarian “Aid to Ukrainian War Victims
Aid to Ukrainian War