Promoting Aid and Hope - The Chernobyl Relief Foundation in the United Kingdom
Fri May 21 2021
copy of CRF website page…www.chernobylrelief.com
How it all started In 1995 the Embassy of Ukraine took part in launching The Chernobyl Relief Foundation in the United Kingdom, (CRF), a Charitable Trust, registered number 1044411, aimed at promoting aid to those people in Ukraine who suffered as a result of the worlds gravest nuclear disaster on 26th April 1986.
The Charity is supported by Sir Sigmund Sternberg O.St.J. KCSG JP and The Baroness Cox of Queensbury, a Deputy Speaker, House of Lords, since 1986, who act as trustees of CRF.
Objectives and Activities The Foundations primary objective is to promote essential medical, material, social and welfare support for children in Ukraine who are the long-term victims of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster of 26th April 1986 and orphans with damaged immune systems.
The secondary objective is to promote exchange programmes between Ukrainian children with more pressing health and emotional needs and British children.
In order to achieve its objectives, the Foundation undertakes the following activities:
The provision of hearing aids, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment to Ukrainian hospitals and institutions treating children with Chernobyl related illnesses.
The organisation of cross-cultural exchanges under which British children can visit Ukrainian children.
Establishing relations with volunteers and charitable organisations to promote the work of the Foundation in England and Ukraine.
Raising funds for the Foundation to carry out its work and achieve its objectives.
Assessing the success of the Foundations work and publicising its results.
Statement of Values The Chernobyl Foundation in the United Kingdom is committed to respecting the values and culture of the Ukrainian people and remains sensitive to new ideas to meet the needs of their children who are suffering illness and deprivation as a result of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster…