Dear Supporters and Prospective Donors!
This attractive monument consists of four bronze figures: a young and proud Taras Shevchenko, and three figures from his literary works: Kateryna, Haidamaky and Bandurist (Kobzar). The sculptures were created by the renown Ukrainian-Canadian sculptor Leo Mol and the elegant design of granite bases by the recognized Ukrainian-Canadian architect Radoslav Zuk.
The monument will serve as lasting tribute to the contributions of more than 1.2 million Ukrainian-Canadians in the founding of this great nation.
This project was sponsored
by the Ottawa Shevchenko Monument Committee in partnership with the Embassy of
Ukraine and support of the Shevchenko Foundation, Ukrainian Canadian Congress,
and the Ukrainian community of
We are in the final phase of our fundraising drive to raise the remaining $50,000 required to complete the project. We need your support now.
This is an excellent opportunity to be associated with an important Ukrainian-Canadian heritage project and a monument you can proudly take your family and friends to visit. If you have not seen the monument, we encourage you to visit the site and seriously consider becoming a donor.
There are three levels of giving:
• Benefactors $500 - $4,999
• Patrons $5,000 - $9,999
• Founders $10,000 plus.
By making a donation at one of these levels, your name, the name of a loved one, family or name of an organization will be engraved on special plaques affixed to the donor wall. Donations under $500 are also welcome and will be recognized on the website and, along with all donors, in a souvenir booklet and newspaper ads to be produced this year.
To see the many videos and photos of the unveiling ceremony and list of donors, please visit the website at: www.infoukes.com/tarasinottawa.
Please make cheque payable
to: Ottawa Shevchenko Monument and mail it directly to the Shevchenko
Join others in commemorating
the legacy of Ukrainian Canadians on this 120th anniversary of their
On behalf of the organizing partners,
Orest Dubas, Chair,
Your contribution is needed today to make this important heritage project a success!