Charitable Efforts

One Year After Devastating Floods in Macedonia – UMD Renovates Stajkovci Hospital

One Year After Devastating Floods in Macedonia – UMD Renovates Stajkovci Hospital

One year after the devastating flash floods that affected Macedonia, which tragically took 24 lives and displaced over a 1,000 people, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) extends a heartfelt thanks to all from the Macedonian diaspora who contributed to our #SupportMacedonia flood relief campaign last August. UMD was taken aback by all the outpouring of support, and together, we raised…

UMD Makes Donation to 11th October Orphanage

UMD Makes Donation to 11th October Orphanage

On February 11, 2015, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) arranged for a delivery of living room furniture (гарнитури) for two of the apartments in the 11th October Orphanage in Skopje, Macedonia thanks to donations raised by the Ajvar 5K Run/Walk. Thank you very much for your generous support of UMD’s charitable efforts. Stay tuned for more news as we will…

100,000 Affected: Help Needed for Macedonia Flood Relief Efforts

  The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is raising funds throughout the end of February to benefit the flood relief efforts of the Macedonian Red Cross due to the devastating floods that occurred in Macedonia over the past week that have affected over 100,000 people. Please DONATE TODAY by clicking HERE (CANADIANS, Click HERE) and selecting “Macedonian Flood Relief Efforts” in the designated…

UMD Appoints Director of Charitable Efforts

The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) is pleased to announce the appointment of UMD Chicago Representative Natalia Buling-Betinski as the new UMD Director of Charitable Efforts.  Buling-Betinski will oversee all of UMD’s charitable programs, including the coordination of UMD’s annual Ajvar 5K Run/Walk, which will be held across several cities this September. “Expanding of Natalia’s role is due to her great…

Macedonian Diaspora Helps Orphans During Holiday Season

Macedonian Diaspora Helps Orphans During Holiday Season

On Friday, December 21, 2012, the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), the United Macedonian-Americans of Detroit (UMAD), Ajvar LLC, and Pencils 4 Kids International (P4KI) delivered much-needed aid to the “11th October” orphanage in Skopje, Macedonia in the form of twenty-five new beds/mattresses and school supplies for all the orphans.    “We were warmly welcomed at the orphanage by the children…

Over 150 Runners/Walkers Participate in 1st Ajvar 5K

Over 150 Runners/Walkers Participate in 1st Ajvar 5K

The first-ever Ajvar 5K Run/Walk, held at the Bluemont Park in Arlington, Virginia on September 9th and organized by Ajvar, LLC and the United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD), was a overwhelming success bringing together over 150 runners, walkers, and friends to raise funds for orphans in Macedonia.  Over $6,000 was raised in cash and in-kind donations.  Scott Schraff of Phoenix, Arizona…