The U.S. State Department's Counterpart International, Inc. Humanitarian Assistance Program Awards LifeNets Four Forty Foot Container Shipments to Ukraine

March 2, 2001

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On January 22, 2001, the U.S. State Department awarded LifeNets the ability to ship four forty-foot containers to Ukraine at no charge.  We plan to ship some humanitarian aid to Western Ukraine and some to the Chernobyl area to help with victims of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster that occurred nearly 15 years ago.


Katie Swenson can be reached
 at KSwenson@netscape.net

We want to thank everyone who has been so supportive of these projects.  More information about the specifics of these programs will be coming. 

We are now collecting for a container to go to Chernobyl from Neosho, Wisconsin.

Katie Swenson is project manager for the Chernobyl container from Wisconsin.

Pictured below is what a 40 foot container looks like. The photo is of an actual LifeNets shipment to Malawi, Africa on February 26, 2001.

  

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