Volunteers make pierogies at South Side Church to help war-torn Ukraine – CBS Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Volunteers rolled up their sleeves to perform pierogies at St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church on the South Side on Wednesday.

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The pierogi-making operation is a weekly activity that raises funds for the Ukrainian relief campaign.

(Photo credit: Steve Willing/KDKA)

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald joined volunteers Wednesday morning to roll out the dough.

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This aid effort has been ongoing since the beginning of the war. One of the organizers said it started as a way to collect donations for his hometown.

When she started collecting donations to help her hometown.

“We are packing for orphanages and refugees in my hometown where the monastery accepted more than 100 people,” Lesya Jurgovsky said.

If you would like to purchase pierogies, they are available Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the South 7th Street Church. Click here for more information.

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The church is also collecting medical supplies and first aid kits to send to Ukraine.

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