Nearly $115K Raised for Ukrainian Canadian Congress

By Tyler Sutherland

Manitoba Liquor and LotteriesNearly $115,000 was raised for the Ukrainian Canadian Congress in the province by customers of Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries.

Since March, MLL has been raising funds to support humanitarian efforts currently underway in Ukraine by asking customers to make a donation at Liquor Marts and casinos.

“We are extremely pleased with the outpouring of generosity from Manitobans all across the province,” said Ron Lemieux, Minister responsible for Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries. “Our province has a deep connection to Ukraine, and this response is inspiring. We are thrilled that so much was raised in such a short time for medical and humanitarian assistance.”

Customers and employees raised $64,893. Combined with a $50,000 contribution from Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries, the UCC will receive a grand total of $114,893 to support humanitarian efforts in the Ukraine.

Funding will go to support medical and humanitarian assistance to persons injured in the current conflict who remain untreated due to a lack of facilities and resources.


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