A Ukrainian style afternoon tea will be held at East Northdown Farmhouse garden next month to raise funds for those still in the war-torn country.
The event has been initiated by Ukrainian families who fled the war and found peace in the Thanet district. The aim of the event is to assist those who have remained in Ukraine.
The Russo-Ukrainian War is an ongoing international conflict between Russia, alongside Russian-backed separatists, and Ukraine, which began in February 2014. It escalated in February 2022 when Russia invaded and occupied parts of Ukraine. At least 62,295 people have died since the upscaled conflict began.
The event will showcase the rich culture of Ukraine through music, art, history, and food. There will be a food stall featuring homemade baked goods and herbal tea from the Carpathian Mountains, as well as a stall with unique Ukrainian products such as handcrafted ceramics, natural honey, embroidered t-shirts, table salt from one of the oldest enterprises in Europe, and much more.
Additionally, there will be a trivia contest with interesting facts about Ukraine and an auction with exclusive items.
Children will have plenty of entertainment options, including a bouncy castle, homemade ice cream, and games.
The event is sponsored by East Northdown Nursery and Salvation Army. An organizer said: “We understand the gravity of the situation in Ukraine and how the people there are in dire need of humanitarian aid.
“Our team is committed to using the funds raised to purchase and deliver the essential supplies to alleviate their suffering. We will also be sharing our previous charitable works during the event.
“We believe that every act of kindness counts and we are grateful for any support from those who share our concern. Your generosity will go a long way in making a difference in the lives of those affected.”
The event will take place on July 9 from 1:30pm-4:30pm. Free entrance.
Entry through the nursery. Registration through the QR code is required.
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