Ukrainian Family Picnic at Lake Chabot

When (EST):
August 5, 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Lake Chabot
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Вже більш ніж два роки громада Сан-Франциско та Кремнієвої долини надає допомогу військовослужбовцям Української Армії, які отримали поранення/ушкодження хребта під час бойових дій на сході України. Приходьте, будь ласка, весело провести час упарку та підтримати наших гостей, Дмитра Медведя та Михайла Лялю, які зараз проходять реабілітацію в центрі Next Step, Лос Анжелес.

For more than two years our community of San Francisco and Bay Area helps wounded Ukrainian soldiers with spinal injuries. Please come to a potluck picnic at Lake Chabot Regional Park and meet Dmytro Medved and Mykhailo Lialia, two war heros currently treated in a reabilitation Center “Next Step” for Paralyzed in Los Angeles.

Dmytro is a 33-year old Ukrainian Army Captain, Commander of the Air Defense Missile Platoon of the 95th Airmobile Brigade. During a firefight with Russian and pro-Russian enemy in March 2015, Dmytro was severely wounded and suffered injuries on his spinal cord.

Mykhailo is 25 year oldsoldier from the Danylo Galytskiy24th Mechanized Brigade who suffered severe wounds in his spinal cord during an artillery shelling byRussian and pro-Russian troops inLogvynovo district not far from Debaltseve. Even though he had a spinal cord surgery at Kyiv Insituteof Neuro Surgery, he is still paralyzed waist down.