The steeple of the Wellesley Village Church towers over downtown Wellesley as the sun rises.


A Note of Gratitude from Marina Berga, Village Church Accountant

March 23, 2022

Dear Village Church Friends,

Thank you for being with me and my family at such a difficult time in our lives.
We are immensely thankful for all the support and sympathy you have shown us.
Thank you also for your generous financial contributions. We are grateful for your generosity.
Thank you also for the cards and emails, all which made me cry.
We decided to send all donations we received from you (which totals more than $10,000.) to the nonprofit organization Direct Relief(

This is a US organization located in California that currently works to equip doctors and nurses in Ukraine with life-saving medical resources.
My deepest thanks to all of you,



See below for the fund information and link


Many have expressed a desire to offer some assistance or aid to the people of Ukraine. We have created a fund which you can contribute to using the button below.  As the situation on the ground is extremely complicated, our Accountant, Marina Berga, has researched how to ensure these funds are put to their best use and decided on the nonprofit organization Direct Relief( Please pray for compassion, hold out hope for peaceful resolution, and give generously as you are able.

Follow the button below to donate to the Ukrainian Refugee Relief Fund with either your PayPal account or with a debit or credit card.