Helping New Arrivals: Anna Bondarenko and Thrive International’s Aid to Ukrainian Refugees

By Huckleberry Press / January 2, 2023 /
Anna Thrive

Eight months ago, the first family seeking refuge from the war in Ukraine arrived in Spokane. That day changed Anna Bondarenko’s life. All of a sudden, every experience– from coming to Spokane as a child with her parents as refugees, to volunteer work in Ukraine– culminated in a way to help Ukrainians escaping war to resettle in Spokane. Anna’s life trajectory led her to the perfect position to help some of our community’s most vulnerable.

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