Support for families in Ukraine affected by war
Friends of Chervonohrad (FoC) is an organization with a mission to provide direct support to the community in Chervonohrad, Ukraine, 30 miles from the Polish border, which has seen a large influx of refugees from more dire parts of Ukraine impacted by war. It operates as an affiliate of a non-profit 501c3 organization Healthy Youth Healthy Community with all of its donations being tax deductible under ID 20-5061548.
Its co-founders are siblings Roman Malantchouk and Natalia Sawka, both of whom have been born and raised in Chervonohrad, still have much of their family residing there and therefore have close ties to the community.
Friends of Chervonohrad
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Roman Malantchouk immigrated from Chervonohrad, Ukraine to NJ with his sister, Natalia, when he was 11 years old.
Roman and his wife, Nicole, live in Hoboken NJ with their son Aleksander.
Roman is the founder of an architecture and design firm, headquartered in Hoboken, NJ.
Andriy Vasiyschouk immigrated from Chervonohrad, Ukraine to NJ with family when he was 6 years old.
Almost every summer was spent in Ukraine with grandparents and family growing up.
Andriy works as an engineer for the US Army at Picatinny Arsenal, NJ. He resides in Morristown, NJ
Natalia (Malantchouk) Sawka immigrated from Chervonohrad, Ukraine to NJ with her brother Roman when she was 14 years old.
Natalia and her husband, Zack, currently reside in Livingston, NJ with their two young children.
Natalia works at Infineum as a program manager.
Zack Sawka, husband of Natalia, is originally from PA.
Zack embraced the Ukrainian culture 8 years ago when he and Natalia started dating. Together they have frequently visited Chervonohrad throughout the years
Zack currently works full-time at Infineum as a Sales Account Manager.
Anna Savtchouk was born to immigrant parents from Chervonohrad, Ukraine.
Anna recently graduated from Rutgers University with a Bachelor's of Science in Public Health.
She currently works in healthcare and is also a volunteer on the First Aid Squad in her hometown of Chester, NJ.
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