CPCA - Supporting Police Chaplains in Ukraine Spiritually & Practically


I shared with the CPCA Membership in a post on May 20th, that the CPCA Executive unanimously agreed to send a one-time donation to Ukraine to aid police chaplains. The $500.00 donation was one of three that were sent to Ukraine Police Chaplaincy Founder Yaroslav Malko for distribution as per their greatest needs. A second donation of $500.00 came from my police union - the Brandon Police Association. The third donation of $500.00 was a private donation.


I'm excited to report to you that the funds have been distributed. The funds from the CPCA were split to cover two needs. The first need was to provide fuel for police chaplain vehicles being used to assist civilian evacuees alongside police to relocate persons from rocket strike areas. There are also daily fuel costs incurred by chaplains as they meet with and minister to police officers. The second need was for shoulder flashes for chaplains to distinguish them from others as they serve with boots on the ground. Most of us serving Canadian police agencies are provid