2016 CAC Gala Dinner and Charity Auction

Canadian Aid for Chernobyl’s Gala Dinner and Charity Auction is coming up very quickly, do you have your tickets yet?  Here we see Brockville’s talented Todd Noel rehearsing with the children.


Todd will be performing again this year as well as the children. Once again it will be a wonderful evening of celebration, entertainment, fundraising and interaction with the Children of Chernobyl. Continue reading

Let the Summer Begin!

Yesterday afternoon the children in our “Relief from Radiation” program arrived in Brockville to a cheerful and sometimes tearful welcome.  Here Paulina receives a big hug from her host Mom, Angie Patterson.   This is Paulina’s second visit to the area.


The children will spend 5 weeks here where they will enjoy fun times with their host families, but most importantly give their immune Continue reading

Wrapping Up On the Last Day!

All but 2 of the Canadians are leaving tonight and we did a lot of running around trying to tidy up loose ends today.  Pat, Colin and I made our first stop today to visit a very special family.  Valentina and Leonid have a daughter who is now 42, but requires constant care.  They are amazing parents who have dedicated their lives to her care.  Here are Pat and I on a tour of their yard and garden.


While driving today we passed a freshly plowed field with 10 storks Continue reading