Disabled children 'dumped' in Ukrainian institutions
Disabled children 'dumped' in Ukrainian institutions

The BBC has been given exclusive access to an institution in western Ukraine, where disabled children from the east have been left by their carers who fled to neighbouring countries.

May 8, 2022, 23:4544
What should families with children who find themselves in the occupied territory do?
What should families with children who find themselves in the occupied territory do?

The occupied territories of Ukraine are close to a humanitarian catastrophe. The Happy Child Foundation is ready to help them.

May 8, 2022, 19:5538
Completing an Adoption Out of Wartime Ukraine
Completing an Adoption Out of Wartime Ukraine

The drama surrounding the adoption of the stateless Ukrainian orphan Bridget has come to an end. The six-year-old from Zaporizhzhia has now been able to leave the country after her American adoptive parents braved the war to come get her.

May 7, 2022, 21:1565
Refugees continue to arrive at Zaporizhzhya refugee centre
Refugees continue to arrive at Zaporizhzhya refugee centre

Cars packed full of women, children, prized pets and hastily gathered belongings piled in every free corner, continue to arrive at the refugee centre in the south-eastern city of Zaporizhzhya.

April 29, 2022, 22:4559
We need help!
We need help!

Without financial support, the work of our foundation might be halted.

April 25, 2022, 7:4568
Help for military hospital
Help for military hospital

We purchased equipment, tools and consumables.

April 18, 2022, 17:5585
Residents of the occupied villages urgently need help!
Residents of the occupied villages urgently need help!

Every day we need from 20 to 40 thousand hryvnias for the purchase of medicines and food in the villages of the Vasilyevsky district.

April 16, 2022, 6:5592
Cook, little pot, cook!
Cook, little pot, cook!

We are opening a fundraising to obtain 1,120 kg of chicken to feed people in the Zaporizhzhia shelters.

April 15, 2022, 10:5575
On the needs and state of affairs in the occupied community of the Vasilievsky district of the Zaporozhye region
On the needs and state of affairs in the occupied community of the Vasilievsky district of the Zaporozhye region

In recent weeks, one of the tasks of the fund was the delivery of medicines to residents of the occupied villages.

April 10, 2022, 22:55138
Children left without parental care are evacuated from the Zaporozhye region
Children left without parental care are evacuated from the Zaporozhye region

In connection with the martial law on the territory of Ukraine and the armed aggression of Russia, now the Service for Children of the Zaporozhye region is engaged not only in protecting their rights, but also in protecting their lives.

April 6, 2022, 16:45148
Helping is our job
Helping is our job

During the war, everyone does everything possible on their front. Our front is families.

April 3, 2022, 7:15137
35 sets for vacuum wound therapy were transferred to the Zaporozhye Regional Children's Hospital
35 sets for vacuum wound therapy were transferred to the Zaporozhye Regional Children's Hospital

Because of the shelling and explosions from the weapons of the Russian invaders, our children receive huge wounds that take a long time to heal. Each dressing is a new injury and pain.

April 2, 2022, 19:15140
A Visit to the Children's Hospital of Zaporizhzhia
A Visit to the Children's Hospital of Zaporizhzhia

The horrors of Russia's war in Ukraine are on full display in the children's hospital of Zaporizhzhia. Doctors there spend their days removing shrapnel from the bodies of young war victims as they prepare for a future that could be even bloodier.

April 1, 2022, 21:15278
First ladies' efforts give Ukraine's orphans a home in Turkey
First ladies' efforts give Ukraine's orphans a home in Turkey

Atotal of 159 children from orphanages in conflict-ridden Ukraine arrived in the southern Turkish province of Antalya on Sunday.

March 30, 2022, 15:15146
In the Zaporozhye region, the Russian military opened fire on a car with a family who were evacuated: an 11-year old girl was injured
In the Zaporozhye region, the Russian military opened fire on a car with a family who were evacuated: an 11-year old girl was injured

Today, 11-year old Milena Uralova is simply fighting for her right to life.

March 28, 2022, 9:45228
In Mariupol, children bear the brunt of Vladimir Putin's war
In Mariupol, children bear the brunt of Vladimir Putin's war

A victim of Putin's war and he's not yet three years old.

March 22, 2022, 22:45239
A car is urgently needed to evacuate families with children from the war zone
A car is urgently needed to evacuate families with children from the war zone

The international organization "Refugee Protection International" helped to purchase a car for evacuation. Thank you colleagues!

March 22, 2022, 16:20320
Miracle around us
Miracle around us

A short story about our work in wartime.

March 19, 2022, 19:1594

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Happy Child foundation - effective help to the most needy children of the Zaporozhye region, Ukraine, since 2004

They need help:

You donated in 2022

$ 356 322

Our expenses in 2022
To 108 sick children $73 396
Medical equipment: $13 740
Humanitarian help: $73 318
To disabled children: $104 331
To children's village: $8 009
To orphans and poor children: $27 910
"Helpus" - help to adults: $3 125
Service expenses: $13 259
Total sum of expenses: $319 011

$5 575 360

donated since 2007