Physician Lyda Tymiak Lindell and her husband Carl Lindell, a Tampa Bay Area developer and former car dealer, have created a new Ukrainian relief fund at Community Foundation Tampa Bay.
"This tragedy has hit me personally. I am of Ukrainian heritage and it was my first language,'' says Lyda Tymiak Lindell in describing what motived her and her husband. "My parents escaped from Ukraine after World War II with only the clothes on their backs and their education. When my father was a student he was imprisoned by the Soviets in a basement and survived a bomb attack when the bomb did not detonate. My family never lost sight of the importance of freedom and democracy.''
To learn more and make a donation to the UNICEF Ukraine Crisis Relief Campaign, follow this link