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The project of public sponsorship “Crumbs”

The Charity Fund “Pilgrim” summarized the funds raised with the help of the project of public sponsorship “Crumbs”. The President of the Charity Fund Gennadiy Mokhnenko thanked at the press conference all the Mariupolites who pay attention to the donation boxes in the shops and show interest in street kids in such a way.

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For the kids not to feel abandoned

The Charity Fund ” Pilgrim” started actively render the help to the specialized orphanages and kids wards in city hospitals where there are children with HIV+ status. A head of this ministry is Iryna Matyushina, a spouse of the pastor of congregation of the rehab centers at the Charity Fund ” Pilgrim”. She does fundraising each month and with her team goes to such hospitals to render the aid.

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Bike racing against orphanship in Ukraine!

One of these days there was a setting of the Alliance “Ukraine without orphans” where pastor Gennadiy Mokhennko, president of the charity fund “Pilgrim” was representing his unordinary which is so typical for him, project to attract attention to the problem of orphanship in Ukraine.

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“Republic Pilgrim turned 10”

The state of former street kids “Republic Pilgrim” celebrated its first anniversary – 10 years since it’s been founded! The mayor of the city of Mariupol and many other authorities like state service departments’ chairmen, teachers, graduates from Pilgrim and many other friends of the center were invited to the celebration.

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The rivers of water in the“Pilgrim village”

All the villagers are in great need of water since there is no water supply there. Normally to solve the problem each separate owner of the house needs to dif their own well to be able to have drinking water. But to have one’s own well is too expensive this is why such a thing is considered a luxury here.

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“Republic Pilgrim” is expanding its territories

The children from Republic Pilgrim are finally having their own economy – wonderful project for work and leisure. It is based on the house for older pilgrims since there is not enough space for all of them in the basic building for children. The guys gained experience in how to deal with a village house like that – how to heat up the house with the help of the stove and how to cook on domestic stove, how to maintain the order in the house and sure enough how to work in the field. The settings of the government of the Republic took place there several times and also they just gather there for tea parties.

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American Film Crew Escapes Death in Mariupol

On Saturday afternoon, five American filmmakers, a German tourist, and three Ukrainian assistants were attacked in Mariupol while filming at a pro-Russian rally gathered at City Hall. They barely escaped with their lives. I am one of those extremely fortunate Americans

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