Press Release


September 19, 2022

BEVERLY HILLS, CA (September 19, 2022) – BlueCheck Ukraine, a humanitarian aid initiative co-founded by actor/director Liev Schreiber, held a fundraising event on September 17 at UTA Artist Space in Beverly Hills, California.

The event, “Ukraine: Solidarity to Action,” was hosted by United Talent Agency (UTA) and INVNT GROUP.  More than $250,000 was raised.  The funds will directly support local Ukrainian NGOs and grassroots organizations providing on-the-ground humanitarian assistance to civilians severely impacted by Russia’s war.

Founded in March 2002 by individuals with more than 30 years of combined experience in humanitarian aid and others with vast expertise across various industries, BlueCheck provides an end-to-end solution for identifying, vetting, verifying and fast-tracking funds to impactful local NGOs. Backed by its 501(c)(3) sponsor, Nova Ukraine, and the due diligence vetting services of Ropes and Gray and Integrity Risk International, BlueCheck swiftly deploys much-needed financial resources to the right place and to the right people in Ukraine, as responsibly and efficiently as possible.

Areas of BlueCheck support:

• Emergency medical care

• Food & relief supply distribution

• Emergency evacuations of trapped families

• Mental health services for Ukrainians in besieged areas

• Cash assistance to internally displaced people and refugees

• Anti-human trafficking interventions

• Trauma-informed care for educators operating makeshift schools


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