Shakhtar sent humanitarian aid to the AFU

Wednesday, June 22, 2022



FC Shakhtar sent a cargo of food products for the needs of the defenders of Ukraine

The humanitarian aid includes food and water. The list of necessary items was approved in coordination with representatives of the Armed Forces.
On Wednesday June 22, they forwarded a batch of humanitarian goods from Kyiv to one of the units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. FC Shakhtar staff including the team footballer Heorhii Sudakov took part in loading it.

Heorhii Sudakov, Shakhtar player:

“Like all Ukrainians, we are grateful to our soldiers for their courage and bravery while defending our land, our Ukraine. The Armed Forces of Ukraine are real heroes whom we all look up to. I know that Shakhtar, the club staff and all the players have been helping both the army and civilians in every way they can from the first days of the war. We will continue to do everything in our power to bring Ukraine’s victory closer!”

Let us remind you that since February 24, SCM businesses, the Rinat Akhmetov Foundation and Shakhtar football club have provided over UAH 2.4 billion or about $80 million in aid to Ukraine and Ukrainians, with the amount increasing daily. The humanitarian aid has already reached three million people.