Crates For Ukraine

Quick Facts

  • Status: Registration for the winter phase of "Crates For Ukraine" will close on March 1.
  • Date: The time to fill crates is NOW!
  • Contact: cratesforukraine.com
  • Costs: Supplies and Shipping

It’s getting cold, and the war continues in Ukraine. The OPC, working through sister denomination, the Presbyterian Church in America’s Mission to the World, is working to provide humanitarian aid to the people of Ukraine. You can help! This is the winter version of Crates for Ukraine.

MTW is asking churches and groups to donate and collect personal and medical care supplies to send to Ukraine.

Each registered group will buy some crates and supplies, pack the supplies into the crates and then deliver to Dallas, TX or Chattanooga, TN where they will be shipped to Lviv, Ukraine.

There’s a lot of details hidden in links below, so please take note of that. Let’s all work together to get humanitarian aid to Ukraine this winter!

Please note: If your church needs financial assistance, please don’t let that keep you from participating! The OPC Committee on Diaconal Ministries is offering stipends for participating churches, if there is a need. Please go here:

How to participate:

Step 1:
Register

You will first need to register your participation with MTW. Please note the special instructions on that page and then head to the red section toward the bottom of the page. Please register ASAP. Registration will close on March 1, 2023.

Go to the Step 1 page.

Step 2:
Collect & Pack

There are three types of crates:

  • Basic Wound Care Crate #1 ~ $1,200 – $2,500 (highest priority and most needed)
  • Basic Med Crate #2 ~ $800-$1,500
  • Basic Care Crate #3 ~ $300-$850

Sample Crate

List of accepted supplies*

Packing Instructions

Go to the Step 2 Page

Step 3:
Deliver to Dallas or Chattanooga

Once you have finished packing your crates, it’s time to deliver them to a warehouse in Dallas, TX or Chattanooga, TN. You can find out more about that by going to the Step 3: Deliver page.*

*If it seems daunting for your church to be able to get crates to Dallas or Chattanooga, MTW has some suggestions to help you with that portion.

Go to the Step 3 page.

Have questions? Check out our frequently asked questions page.

All the details can be found by going to: cratesforukraine.com.

Background

The OPC is working with sister denomination, the Presbyterian Church in America in this endeavor.

Mission To the World (PCA) has launched an initiative called Crates for Ukraine with the goal of gathering and delivering basic supplies to the most needy communities in Ukraine. This is a practical and urgent opportunity to support to efforts aiding Ukraine and those trapped within its borders.

The mission of CFU is as follows:

“At the request of the Ukrainian Church and our national partners, to provide personal and humanitarian aid from the hands of churches in the U.S. to the hands of churches and displaced communities in Ukraine.”

Currently, the MTW Lviv team is receiving and sending aid in connection with the Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Ukraine (EPCU). MTW hopes to accompany this aid with personal engagement and sowing the seeds of long-term gospel community.

 

If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at: [email protected].

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