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Your support enables us to ship relief containers to people facing disaster-related deprivation and loss



Little Wing Relief has been working with Ukrainians both stateside and in Ukraine to fill lists of much needed supplies for war weary Ukraine.

In New York

Athough we have now sent 3 shipments of relief aid to Kyiv (see below), none of them could have happened without the the help and friendship and pure magic of the indomitable Dmitry J. Feld, Marketing Manager of USA Luge and Loving Son of Ukraine.

It is in grief and sorrow and pain that we must announce here the unexpected passing and death of our friend Dimtry Feld.

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Dmitry loved his family, he loved luge, he loved Ukraine and he loved the U.S.A. He was a good cook and a tireless humanitarian who made friends and inspired people where ever he went.

We send our love and support to Linda and Dima and the family.

- So Long Dear Friend -

In Ukraine

Through Dmitry, we have partnered with Heraskevych Charity Foundation founded by Vladyslav Heraskevych.

Olympic Skeleton slider Vladyslav Heraskevych  will  long be remembered from the Bejing 2022 Winter Olympics when upon completing his third run, he held up a Ukrainian flag with the words “No War in Ukraine" in front of world TV cameras. His action went viral which eventually enabled the beginnings of the Heraskevych Charity Foundation. Nevertheless, in less than two weeks Putin's Russian army began the invasion and mass bombing of Ukraine.

Heraskevych and other olympic athletes have been instructed by government officials to continue their olympic training because as President Volodymyr Zelensky said "We are also fighting to save Culture, and Life." So, Hersakevych and his father Mikhail Geraskevych, President of the All-Ukraine
Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation , have been gathering supplies and along with their stalwart team mates have converted their team van to distribute relief supplies to war zones and surrounding devastated regions.

Little Wing Relief is filling as many requests as we can. We are also working with expanded lists of medicines and medical needs from The Ministry of Heath of Ukraine who have provided comprehensive needs lists including everything from children's formula and diapers to ambulances and armored evacuation vehicles.

And yes, we can ship almost anything thanks to the amazing Sara Chianese and TEAM WORLDWIDE Columbus. They have an awesome global transport network and have helped us immeasureably.

We also have lists of much needed tactical clothing and gear to assist the brave men and women actively fighting the Russian army.

These Defenders are in the field and their equipment and funding are wearing thin. They are politely begging for used boots, helmets and body armor (of any grade).
Veterans and Law Enforcement personnel - please consider donating your used stuff where it can be put it into action again. This equipment saves soldier's lives. Thank You.

All of the lists are at the NEEDS LIST page.

Our initial plan was to start by filling a 20 ft. container with critically needed food, medicine and supplies.

Little Wing Relief acting as Big Huge Help has previously shipped four succesive 40 ft. containers of relief goods to underserved populations in Honduras in the devastating wake of Hurricane Mitch.

Our experiences there have given us the know-how and the will to successfully reach our goals.

Support for Ukraine is everywhere so supplies and donations built up very quickly and as a result we were able to fill a 40 ft. container.

Load #1 left for Columbus on 6 Sept 2022 and after forms and logistics delays left Columbus by rail to Norfolk VA on 25 Oct. From Norfolk it traveled by ship to Lithuania arriving 25 Nov. Our people met the container there and drove it through Poland and across the border and into Kyiv. After many delays our shipment arrived on 26 Dec. Many Ukrainians were very grateful for this holiday delivery!

Load #2 left Athens on 14 February 2023 and arrived in Columbus at Team Worldwide where kennel banks purchased by Little Wing and shipped from Arizona were waiting to join the container, Thanks to Devi Momot and additional supplies from North Country Mission of Hope and Twinstate Technologies, one 40 foot and one 20 foot container sailed under the Little Wing Relief name and arrived in Lithuania mid-March. Once again, our containers were picked up and delivered to Kiev (11 April) where they were distributed to hospitals, clinics, schools, military units, animal rescue organizations and citizens of Ukraine.

Load #3 Again we sent a 40 ft. container and a 20 ft. container. Our pallets and equipment were sent to Columbus, loaded onto the containers, headed by rail to the Port of Norfolk where they were loaded onto two separate container ships both of which sailed 22 Sept. 2023. We sent one Honda Odessey van to be used as an ambulance and transport (Thank You Dmitry), one Hoyer Patient Lift, 120 battlefield Trauma Kits, 300 pairs of dark sneakers (requested by frontline defenders to be used for night time operations), several thousand in medical supplies, soldier's needs, heavy cases of non-perishable food, two pallets of dog and cat food, pet meds, wheel chairs, back braces, walkers, crutches and a variety of other needed items. Both containers have arrived. Little Wing Relief has now sent a total of a half a million dollars worth of medical supplies and equipment. We know it's not much in the scheme of things since over 650 Ukrainian hospitals have been bombed, but what we are sending is needed and used and really appreciated.

So Please Help Out if You Can




Very Special Thanks to

- Dmitry Feld 1955-2024 and USA Luge
- Vladislav Heraskevych and
  The Heraskevych Charity Foundation

- Mikhail Geraskevych and
  All-Ukraine Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation
- Sara Chianese and Team Worldwide Columbus
- Jamie Richardson and White Castle
Milena Miller and Ed Newman at
Rural Action Zero Waste Medical Program
Tyler Chadwell and Holzer Health System
- Monaghan Medical Group
- Devi Momot and Twinstate Technologies
- North Country Mission of Hope

- Brent Hayes and Tom Parfitt at The Market on State
- Jason Ankeney and Tractor Supply of Athens
Mike and John Downard at
  Ambassador Laundry and Dry Cleaning
- Bill and Christy & crew at Minuteman Press of Athens
- Kelly Lawrence at Chosen Pathways
- Carrie and Kevin Tidd at
  The Farmacy Natural & Specialty Foods
Natalie, Ralph and Andrew at Kay Jewelers of Athens

Dakota Hughes and Lowes of Athens
Jay Seaman and Seaman's Cardinal Super Market

 Our generous and supportive contributors

 Our amazing and truly wonderful volunteers!



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Dmitry J. Feld
1955 - 2024



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Dmitry Feld (left) with Bastie Boys Andy King


Image of Dmitry in the news collecting tactical vests.
Dmitry Feld in the news collecting tactical vests


Image of Vladyslav Heraskevych at Bejing 2020 and Today.
Vladyslav Heraskevych
Bejing 2020 and Today


Image of Team Ukraine using their van to deliver relief goods.
Team Ukraine
Using their van to deliver relief goods



Image of Mikhail Geraskevych on a street of gutted homes in Kyiv.
Mikhail Geraskevych
on a street of gutted homes in the middle of Kyiv


Image of Sara Chianese of Team Worldwide.
Getting it there
Sara Chianese of Team Worldwide




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