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Katarina Has Suffered Enough

Eighty-seven-year-old Katarina was, in her own words, "alone in the world" before The Fellowship began helping her.

Her childhood was interrupted when Nazi soldiers stormed her Ukrainian hometown. "Hitler's soldiers took all our food, and forced my mother and me into slave labor," she recalls. "We loaded heavy sacks of wheat onto trucks, but we weren't allowed to eat any of it. If I didn't move fast enough, the Nazis hit me in the head. I still have physical symptoms from those beatings."

Miraculously, Katarina survived the war – and today, she is very grateful for our Isaiah 58 workers who visit her regularly with food and bottles of water drawn from the spigot at the end of her slippery and dangerous pathway. The path would be dangerous enough for any 87-year-old to navigate, but Katarina also suffers from a broken hip that never healed properly.

The Fellowship's commitment to Katarina and tens of thousands of other Holocaust survivors in the former Soviet Union is that they will not be forgotten or abandoned. But we need your help to offer this lifesaving assistance. Your prayers, compassion, and generous support help us meet their daily needs.

Motivated by Isaiah 58:10 – "If you spend yourselves in behalf of the hungry and satisfy the needs of the oppressed, then your light will rise in the darkness, and your night will become like the noonday" – won't you please give as generously as you can?