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As Father Paul shared on May 16, "The racist hate crime that killed 10 of our sisters and brothers, and injured three more, at a Buffalo supermarket Saturday has affected me deeply. I know that you, too, are grappling with this horrific event, along with the increase in white supremacist violence that is occurring throughout our nation".   We are all struggling to understand such actions of violence and the understandable stress it causes both for ourselves and our children.

Our vendor Concern has provided two resources to help us with facing these events and how to talk about hem with our children.

Coping With Violence and Mass Shootings is intended to help adults find a way to deal with the anger and confusion these actions cause.

Children Coping With Violence is a resources for parents on how to address these events with their children.


Ukrainian Crisis: Meaningful ways you can help Ukraine

Our EAP vendor Concern has provided a resource for donating to Ukraine as well as support for those who may have friends or family in Ukraine and for anyone feeling the fear and effects of the crisis.

Ukrainians have compiled a list of organizations where you can donate to help people affected by the crisis. These organizations include:

  • United Help Ukraine receives and distributes donations, food, and medical supplies to internally displaced Ukrainians, anyone affected by the conflict, and the families of wounded and killed soldiers.
  • Nova Ukraine, a Ukraine-based nonprofit, provides citizens with everything from baby food and hygiene products to clothes and household supplies. 
  • The Ukrainian Red Cross does humanitarian work, from aiding refugees to training doctors. 
  • UNICEF Ukraine is repairing schools damaged by the bombings and providing an emergency response to children affected by the conflict.
  • People in Need is providing humanitarian aid to over 200,000 people on the ground. For those most in need, they provide food packages, emergency shelter, safe access to drinking water, hygiene items, and coal for heating. 

Source: Global Citizen. For more ideas about how you might help, please check out this site.


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