Saturday, December 2, 2023
December 2, 2023

Items needed for Help Ukraine silent auction

Islanders are being asked to donate high-quality items for the Help Ukraine fundraiser set for Fulford Hall on Saturday, April 30.

Running from 2 to 7 p.m., the event will include a silent auction, items for purchase on grab ‘n’ go tables, live music, and perogies and borscht available for purchase.

A number of beautiful artworks and other goods have already been donated, but more are needed to help raise as much money as possible for humanitarian response in Ukraine due to the Russian invasion. Services are also welcomed as items for the auction.

Wednesday, April 20 from 1 to 5 p.m. has been set as the day and time to drop off donations for the event. People should bring them to the seniors annex on the south side of Fulford Hall.

People needing more information can contact Victoria Olchowecki at 250-537-1528 or Olga Szkabarnicki at 1-613-276-4155 or

A general email and the one used for e-transfer donations is

Painting donated for the April 30 auction by artist Susan Benson, who is also a member of the Order of Canada in recognition of her major contributions to theatrical design.


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