Giving Programs at the Ukrainian Center

Pryvit ‘Ukrainian Center’ Community!

In 2022, when Ukraine got reinvaded and its very existence is in mortal danger, the Ukrainian Center became our community Hub for providing humanitarian aid to Ukraine.

We redoubled our efforts to educate our federal and state representatives about Ukraine’s needs and to advocate for action against the invaders and US aid for Ukraine. We formed our community’s crisis response team to organize rallies and protests, and raised funds for much needed medical and refugee humanitarian aid. We began providing refugee services, classes and informational support for newly arrived Ukrainians in the Twin Cities. All this while continuing our usual youth and cultural activities and advancement of Ukrainian heritage, culture and history.

THANK YOU for your continued support. We could not have done it without you! Your support nourishes our efforts and keeps us moving forward.

Please help us make sure that the Ukrainian Center continues to serve our community in 2023 and beyond. Make a generous donation during this time of crisis.

Be a “ Supporting Donor ” at $120 or a “ Sustaining Donor ” at the $240 level.

We look forward to seeing you at one of our community events!

Paul Jablonsky, UACC President, 
and the entire UACC Board of Directors

Our Mission

Ukrainian American Community Center is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization, whose mission is to unite and empower the community through social services, humanitarian aid, and advancement of Ukrainian heritage, culture and history.

With the renewal of the Russian war on Ukraine on February 24th, 2022, our volunteers dedicate their efforts to providing humanitarian aid to the people of Ukraine and raising awareness about Ukraine in Minnesota, the United State, and abroad. Through your generous donations, we fund a variety of projects to help the people of Ukraine and to support newly arriving Ukrainian refugees.

The UACC team and volunteers have been working tirelessly around the clock helping people in need.

We greatly appreciate the tremendous support from all of you!

About Us

The Ukrainian Center was founded in 1964 by Ukrainian immigrants who found a new life and homes in Northeast Minneapolis and formed a community and cultural center to call their own. It became a non-profit in 2009. Our efforts and activities include:

UACC 2021-22 Board

Paul Jablonsky  President

Maria Sheremeta Vice President
Stepan Vitvitsky  Treasurer
Paula Cayemberg  Secretary
Luda Anastazievsky
Dima Blyshchak
Bob Iwaskewycz
Sergiy Kalmuk
Oleksandr Komarenko
Julian Pishko
Olga Tymouch

Community News

293359204_5311522798905413_334416644302044739_nIvana Kupala 2022
This weekend, the Ukrainian community in Minnesota came together to celebrate the summer solstice and… Read More

Community Celebration: Ukrainian Independence Day
Ukrainian Independence Day at Boom Island Park on August 24th 2022 The afternoon forecast warned of intermittent… Read More

298244200_10224712930229427_4473438262582853950_nHero’s Banquet
On Sunday night, August the 7th, more than 300 guests filled the ballroom of the Ukrainian American Community… Read More

307319849_10209097448470101_4281296298442393401_nUkrainian Heritage Festival
This weekend saw the return of the 21st annual Ukrainian Heritage Festival held at the Ukrainian American… Read More  Welcoming our state leaders!  Our Ukrainian community was honored to welcome our state leaders Senator Amy Klobuchar. Lt…. Read More

Ukraine Action Summit 2022 Washington, DC
In September of 2022, MN Ukrainian American Advocacy Committee along with forty two other organizations… Read More

group-rallyOpen Umbrellas Over Ukraine Rally
On Monday night, October 11th, the Ukrainian community of the Twin Cities gathered in Northeast Minneapolis… Read More

Next Group of Heroes Arrives in Minneapolis

2022 International Holiday Festival

Protez Foundation Winter Gala

365 Days of Defending Freedom
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The UACC hosts Ukrainian cultural and youth programming. We welcome Ukrainians and their friends to

"BLOSSOMING UKRAINE " Angela Yurkivska vytynanka art (papercutting art)89 x 47 – 51 layers of colored paper!Vytynanka interpretation of the mosaic panel "Blossoming Ukraine" by a renowned Ukrainian artists Alla Horska and Viktor Zaretskyi that was installed in Mariupol in 1967 and destroyed by Russian shelling in See MoreSee Less
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“Come Back Alive!" – the largest flower installation in Kyiv, Ukraine It has an area of 154 square meters, and 25,000 flowers were used to create it.#StandWithUkraine #ukraine #war#Minnesota #minneapolis #minneapolisukrainiancenter See MoreSee Less
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Yesterday, on 6th June 2023, the russian federation has committed probably the biggest ecological crime in Ukraine since the Chernobyl have exploded due to the negligence of its precursor, the USSR. They have detonated the Kahovka dam in the partially-occupied Kherson region in the south of Ukraine. This caused the Dniepro River to rise at a disasteous rate flooding towns, villages, fields, forests, killing animals, destroying livelihoods and potentially affecting over 100 thousand people. As if it wasn’t clear before #russiaisaterroriststateIt’s a major humanitarian and ecological catastrophe. Multiple long-term consequences are still to be felt. Read more here first and the last photos were made by Yevgeniy Maloletka, the journalist, who documented the first three weeks of the siege of Mariupol from inside the city.#war #ukraine #standwithukraine See MoreSee Less
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Don't miss tonights Cheremosh Ukrainian Dance Ensemble show!Come for an exhilarating evening of dance, song, and music celebrating our traditional Ukrainian culture! Dancers of all ages will perform in our annual concert—Tours, Tales & Tantsi—a culmination of this year's hard work. 3:00pm Reception3:30pm Doors Open4:00pm ConcertTickets:$ 20 Adults$ 10 Children (ages 6 – 13yrs)Free – Children age 5 & underPRE-SALES are now CLOSED – Purchase tickets at the door $ 20 Adults$ 10 Children (ages 6 – 13yrs)Free – Children age 5 & underComing to the show from west, northwest, or south Minnesota? Be aware of major road closures that could affect your trip to Minneapolis. Interstate 94 is closed in both directions between Interstate 394 and 694 until Monday morning to fix the Plymouth Avenue bridge.Interstate 35W northbound between Burnsville and Bloomington is also closed until Monday morning as crews resurface the road.Overnight work will continue on Interstate 494, causing lane and shoulder closures between east bush lake road and the 35/494 interchange. Learn… See MoreSee Less
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