We’re on a mission to keep Ukraine in the spotlight and to support the Ukrainian people, their sovereignty as a state, and their unique cultural identity through the power of storytelling, advocacy, and fundraising.

 

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Welcome to Spotlight Ukraine

Voices of pain, anger, hope and celebration.

We are on a mission to keep Ukraine in the spotlight. Through the power of storytelling, advocacy and fundraising, we aim to support the Ukrainian people and celebrate their unique cultural identity. We endeavor to bring together voices from the ground, from aid workers, from volunteers, and from Ukrainian communities around the world to shine a spotlight on what’s happening in Ukraine right now and to share in the vibrancy of Ukrainian culture. We are also raising funds through our shop, our fundraising campaign to support World Central Kitchen and through the promotion of non-profits and fundraising events, to support the Ukrainian people – now, and in the rebuilding that’s to come.

Show Your Support for Ukraine

Freedom Campaign Tote
Tryzub Mug Large
A Just Peace for Ukraine Crew Sweatshirt
LOVE Ukraine Campaign Large Mug
FREEDOM Campaign Long-sleeve T-Shirt
Tryzub Sweatshirt

Join us in supporting Ukraine! When you buy merchandise from our Spotlight Ukraine shop on bonfire, you are helping to fuel our mission and non-profit organizations supporting Ukraine.

Inspiration

The Difference Makers

Volunteers, aid workers, and global citizens supporting Ukraine

Stories

Sharing Personal Stories

Experiences, observations and reflections of the people impacted by the war

Culture

Celebrating Ukrainian Culture

Shining a spotlight on Ukraine’s distinct and rich culture

Community in Action

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Spotlight Ukraine1 month ago

Don’t miss out! Visit the “Portrait Ukraine: Capturing Faces of Resistance Amid The Chaos of War” photography exhibition before it...

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Spotlight Ukraine1 month ago

Journey into the heart of Ukraine's fight to defend its freedom at the compelling photo exhibition: “Portrait Ukraine: Capturing Faces...

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Spotlight Ukraine2 months ago

Witness the impact of war on Ukraine through the eyes of those who have lived it. The “Portrait Ukraine” photography...

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Spotlight Ukraine2 months ago

Experience the human side of the war in Ukraine and its impact on the Ukrainian people at the “Portrait Ukraine”...

Spotlight Ukraine
Spotlight Ukraine2 months ago

Attend tomorrow’s premier of “Portrait Ukraine: Capturing Faces of Resistance Amid The Chaos of War,” a compelling photography exhibition at...

Spotlight Ukraine
Spotlight Ukraine2 months ago

Check out this podcast with photographer Allan Mestel - he talks about his trips to Ukraine, which are featured in...

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Spotlight Ukraine2 months ago

Join us in honoring the strength and courage of the Ukrainian people at the “Portrait Ukraine” photography exhibition. From March...

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Spotlight Ukraine3 months ago

Mark Your Calendar – just two weeks until the premier of the “Portrait Ukraine” photo exhibition at the Lexow Gallery....

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Spotlight Ukraine3 months ago

Need Your Help To Reach Our Goal! We're halfway to our latest campaign goal of supporting World Central Kitchen's incredible...

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Spotlight Ukraine4 months ago

An urgent call to action: Spotlight Ukraine unveils a personal connection to the devastating impact of war on innocent civilians....

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Spotlight Ukraine4 months ago

Yesterday, we highlighted the inspiring MSLU initiative by Dignitas Ukraine. Today, we ask for your help to support Dignitas with...

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Spotlight Ukraine4 months ago

In the midst of chaos, Dignitas is making a difference! Check out this compelling blog article on how they are...

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How To Help

World Central Kitchen
United Help Ukraine
Dignitas.fund
UNWLA

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Featured Videos:

KOLO: A Celebration of the Dance, Visual and Musical Heritage of Ukrainian Culture

Video courtesy of Relevant Communications. Use of these images without prior written consent from Relevant Communications is strictly prohibited.

How Door County Candle Company raised over $850,000 to support Ukraine

Video courtesy of WHAT IS UKRAINE – https://www.youtube.com/user/olenagnes1.

At the Borders of Humanity

The story of documentary photographer Allan Mestel’s journey to the Poland/Ukraine border.

Ukrainian Independence Day 2022 – Central Park, NYC

Hundreds of people show their support for Ukraine with the unfurling of a massive Ukrainian flag, chants of ‘Slava Ukraini’, and singing of the national anthem. © 2022 Spotlight Ukraine

Steve Cassarino (aka Chef Roc) shares heart wrenching stories from his work at the Ukraine/Poland border.

 © 2022 Spotlight Ukraine

Learn about World Central Kitchen’s work in Ukraine directly from Chef Andrés, Founder of WCK.

Video provided by World Central Kitchen.

The fight is here. I need ammunition, not a ride.

– Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

To all the countries of the former Soviet Union: look at us, everything is possible.

– Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

It's a victory when the weapons fall silent and people speak up.

– Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

When you attack us, you will see our faces. Not our backs, but our faces.

– Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

Light will win over darkness.

– Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

We have tasted freedom and we will not give it up.

– Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

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