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Low donations sparked furniture drive to help struggling Ukrainian newcomers to Edmonton – Edmonton
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Low donations sparked furniture drive to help struggling Ukrainian newcomers to Edmonton – Edmonton

With hundreds of Ukrainian newcomers arriving every week in Alberta, donated living supplies like couches and beds are running critically low in Edmonton. The Ukrainian Canadian Congress-Alberta Provincial Council held a furniture drive Saturday hoping to ensure no one goes without the essentials.“The demand is increasing, the numbers of arrivals are increasing and we’re just not able to meet it with the current way of receiving furniture,” said the president of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress Alberta Provincial Council Orysia Boychuk. Read more: Family fleeing war-torn Ukraine finds work and a home in Edmonton Read More Family fleeing war-torn Ukraine finds work and a home in Edmonton ...