A Jewish group embarks on a massive humanitarian effort to benefit Ukraine near the Promenade shopping center in Thornhill

The Canadian Jewish organization B’nai Brith Canada is planning a major humanitarian effort to help thousands of war-affected Ukrainians in their country who are struggling to obtain even basic necessities. B’nai Brith Canada is preparing containers to send to Ukraine.

The organization will be holding a collection drop-off at Thornhill’s Promenade Mall parking lot on March 13, 20 and 27 between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. If you live in the Greater Toronto Area and have items to donate, you can drop off clothing, blankets, hygiene products, flashlights and batteries, shoes, toys, backpacks, and other premium items. needed during one of these three collection dates. If you are outside the GTA or don’t have items to donate, cash donations are also collected through B’nai Brith Canada’s Ukrainian Emergency Relief Campaign , with 100% of funds raised going directly to the purchase of essential items.

All donations, in any form, are appreciated and will make a major difference for families going through this significant upheaval, the organization said.

“We have watched in horror the news from Ukraine and there is no doubt that we all need to come together and help Ukrainians in any way we can,” said Michael Mostyn, General Manager of B’nai Brith Canada. “We urge you to join us in helping the beleaguered citizens of Ukraine who are going through untold hardship.

“The Jewish community understands the pain and suffering associated with the persecution, and the courage and strength it takes to get through such difficult times. So please help us with this emergency campaign valid and drop off or donate.”

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