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Strengthening Recovery Efforts of Individuals and Communities in Ukraine

FOCCUS is a charitable 501(c)3 organization founded in 1996. For the past fourteen years, FOCCUS, through the generous contributions of our supporters, has been able to provide over $500,000 of direct financial support, training and medical supplies to help meet the needs of communities severly impacted by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

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Please read more about the work that we do and how you can help.

Growing up in the Shadow of Chernobyl

Featuring Inna Stepaniuk

Friends of Chernobyl Centers US (FOCCUS), invites you to attend a presentation by Inna Stepaniuk, Fulbright scholar visiting from Zhytomyr, Ukraine.

Her presentation "Growing up in the Shadow of Chernobyl—Facing Current Challenges" will include photos with time for questions.

Please join us on Sunday, May 17, 2015, from 2:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. at Blackhawk Country Club.

Norma @ 608/231-3198 or Rob @ 608/438-4892 is online only for informative goals.

Chernobyl Facts

The consequences of the explosion of the nuclear reactor in Chernobyl on April 26, 1986 are far reaching and continue to be critical today.

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Chernobyl Centers

The five Community Centers that FOCCUS supports in Ukraine play a vital role in the recovery efforts of communities they serve that were severely affected by the Chernobyl disaster.

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You Can Help

FOCCUS is always in search of individuals willing to donate their time, resources, or talents to help further the organization's efforts.

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