Springfield, Year in Review 2022

Community generosity aiding in Ukraine relief

SPRINGFIELD – Father Richard Janowicz of the Nativity of the Mother of God Ukrainian Catholic Church in Springfield and his congregation have continued their fundraising efforts to support humanitarian efforts in Ukraine. Father Janowicz is determined to carry on supporting the cause, calling for community members to stay strong and continue to pray for the people of Ukraine. 

RYLEIGH NORGROVE / CHRONICLE FILE PHOTO

In the months following the Russian invasion, the church raised nearly $40,000 to send medical supplies and donations to Ukrainian relief efforts. Monday, the number was well over $150,000, he said.  . . .

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