Sold-out event features cultural folk art, music and dance while raising funds for humanitarian aid and medical supplies for Ukraine.
What did Oresta Korbutiak, who owns an eponymous organic skin care boutique, know about organizing fundraising events? Nothing, but she and her younger sister, Laryssa Korbutiak, along with their childhood friend Larysa Rozumna, felt compelled to do something to help the besieged people of Ukraine.
“We were trying to make sense of what was happening and were feeling really devastated,” Oresta, a first-generation Canadian of Ukrainian descent, told OBJ.social. “We thought, ‘What can we do?’ ”