Harrow school raises money to help deliver ambulances to Ukraine

Students at Shaftesbury High School in Harrow recently raised £81.34 from a not uniform day as a means of supporting the crisis in Ukraine.

The money went to the PHFS (Ukraine AppeaI) to help deliver ambulances and medical supplies to Ukraine.

Due to the war, there is a huge shortage and growing demand for medical and humanitarian supplies across Ukraine. One of the founders of PHFS, Dr. Olena Seminog, is Ukrainian.

Since her years as a medical student in Kyiv, Ukraine, she has maintained a network of contacts with doctors in different parts of the country. PHFS answers their call by raising funds to provide vital medical supplies.

The charity goals buy and deliver three or four ambulances with the necessary equipmentment and medicines to Ukraine. Their The fundraising target is £45,000.

PHFS have already delivered an ambulance to the town of Barvinkove in eastern Ukraine.

Students at Shaftesbury Special needs High school is so society friendly action projects, says Deborah Stone, the school’s community engagement manager.

They are always eager to give back to the community, whether here in the UK or oversees and we are delighted to hhelp the Ukrainian people in every possible way”.

Mfurther information about Shaftesbury High School can be found at www.shaftesbury.harrow.sch.uk