Dr. Oleh Antonyshyn to receive Helping Hands Humanitarian Award

News Apr 17, 2017 Etobicoke Guardian

Ukrainian Canadian Social Services - Toronto (UCSS-T) has announced the winner of its 2017 Ochrymovych Humanitarian Award.

Dr. Oleh Antonyshyn will be presented with the award — also known as the Helping Hands Award — during a gala banquet Sunday, April 30 at the Old Mill.

An internationally renowned plastic surgeon, Antonyshyn is being recognized for “his extraordinary humanitarian efforts in providing medical care and treatment to those ravaged by war in eastern Ukraine,” UCSS-T said in a statement.

“He has led four successful medical missions to Ukraine to operate on people who have been burned and disfigured by injuries received in the war currently being waged there,” the statement reads.

“His team of physicians, nurses and medical professionals from Canada has brought hope and the prospect of a brighter future to hundreds of victims, including children, whose lives were devastated by the war in Ukraine.”

The Ochrymovych Humanitarian Award is presented every two years to an individual who seeks to advance the well-being of humanity through volunteer work, advocacy, leadership and/or philanthropy in Canada or abroad.

Tickets to this year’s Ochrymovych Humanitarian Award Banquet can be purchased at http://tor.ucss.info/ or at the UCSS-T office at 2445 Bloor St. W. or by calling 416-763-4928.

Dr. Oleh Antonyshyn to receive Helping Hands Humanitarian Award

News Apr 17, 2017 Etobicoke Guardian

Ukrainian Canadian Social Services - Toronto (UCSS-T) has announced the winner of its 2017 Ochrymovych Humanitarian Award.

Dr. Oleh Antonyshyn will be presented with the award — also known as the Helping Hands Award — during a gala banquet Sunday, April 30 at the Old Mill.

An internationally renowned plastic surgeon, Antonyshyn is being recognized for “his extraordinary humanitarian efforts in providing medical care and treatment to those ravaged by war in eastern Ukraine,” UCSS-T said in a statement.

“He has led four successful medical missions to Ukraine to operate on people who have been burned and disfigured by injuries received in the war currently being waged there,” the statement reads.

“His team of physicians, nurses and medical professionals from Canada has brought hope and the prospect of a brighter future to hundreds of victims, including children, whose lives were devastated by the war in Ukraine.”

The Ochrymovych Humanitarian Award is presented every two years to an individual who seeks to advance the well-being of humanity through volunteer work, advocacy, leadership and/or philanthropy in Canada or abroad.

Tickets to this year’s Ochrymovych Humanitarian Award Banquet can be purchased at http://tor.ucss.info/ or at the UCSS-T office at 2445 Bloor St. W. or by calling 416-763-4928.

Dr. Oleh Antonyshyn to receive Helping Hands Humanitarian Award

News Apr 17, 2017 Etobicoke Guardian

Ukrainian Canadian Social Services - Toronto (UCSS-T) has announced the winner of its 2017 Ochrymovych Humanitarian Award.

Dr. Oleh Antonyshyn will be presented with the award — also known as the Helping Hands Award — during a gala banquet Sunday, April 30 at the Old Mill.

An internationally renowned plastic surgeon, Antonyshyn is being recognized for “his extraordinary humanitarian efforts in providing medical care and treatment to those ravaged by war in eastern Ukraine,” UCSS-T said in a statement.

“He has led four successful medical missions to Ukraine to operate on people who have been burned and disfigured by injuries received in the war currently being waged there,” the statement reads.

“His team of physicians, nurses and medical professionals from Canada has brought hope and the prospect of a brighter future to hundreds of victims, including children, whose lives were devastated by the war in Ukraine.”

The Ochrymovych Humanitarian Award is presented every two years to an individual who seeks to advance the well-being of humanity through volunteer work, advocacy, leadership and/or philanthropy in Canada or abroad.

Tickets to this year’s Ochrymovych Humanitarian Award Banquet can be purchased at http://tor.ucss.info/ or at the UCSS-T office at 2445 Bloor St. W. or by calling 416-763-4928.