Sight-seeing and Searching for Scar Cream
I just got back from Ukraine! It was a wonderful, yet bittersweet trip. My husband and I travelled to Poland to bring 700 + pounds of medical supplies, donated by generous people like you! After arriving safely with our 10 oversized duffle bags, we settled in to spend a long weekend in Warsaw. The weather was unbelievably hot, as Europe was in the tail-end of a summer-long heat wave. While Darrell made his Zoom calls, I traipsed around to all the local pharmacies in search of scar cream and potassium iodide radiation tablets, items that had just been requested by citizens fleeing the Zaporizhian Nuclear Power Plant region.
Here we are again, bringing life-saving medical supplies for soldiers and civilians from the USA to Ukraine. Today, my husband and I flew 10 x 70-pound duffle bags stuffed to the brim with tourniquets, military first aid kits, binoculars, anti-biotics, surgical instruments, and other critical care essentials. Each bag is valued at about $1,500-$2,000 worth of Amazon Wish List items that donors like YOU ordered and had shipped to our Atlanta office. We cannot thank you enough!
New Home, New Mexico
Welcome to America! That is what many Ukrainians are waiting to hear – including our dear Yana and her mom Luda. Finally, after leaving their home in Ukraine on Hope Now’s very last evacuation convoy this past March, and spending the last 4 months in Romania, these 2 ladies have arrived safely and are ready to settle into life in New Mexico!
Wedding Bells, Air Raid Sirens and a New Family...
Oksana’s childhood dreams are beginning to come true. And it all started during the war. Indeed, God works in mysterious ways.
For behold, I am making all things new. Isaiah 43:18