The town of Scranton, Pennsylvania, US, is supporting the war effort in Ukraine in several ways. At St. Vladimir’s Ukrainian Catholic Church, volunteers make pierogies and stuffed cabbages that are sold in meal kits. The meal kits are sold for $25 each and proceeds largely support Ukrainian soldiers. Since the war started nearly a year ago, the church’s meeting hall has served as a de facto warehouse for goods headed to Ukrainian soldiers. About the city’s contribution to the Ukrainian war effort, Scranton’s Mayor, Paige Gebhardt Cognetti, said, “I want people to feel proud of it. I know that people in Scranton are very supportive of Ukrainian independence, and it’s important that they know that that’s what’s happening.”

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