Silent auction for the benefit of Ukraine


DURHAM, NC — Horrifying images are emerging from Ukraine as Russia continues its brutal invasion.


What do you want to know

  • At least 52 people were killed at a train station in Ukraine, where thousands were waiting to be evacuated
  • EUtopia.design is holding a silent auction in Durham tonight
  • The money raised will go to the Polish Sculpture Center to help displaced Ukrainian artists

On Friday, dozens of Ukrainian civilians were killed in a rocket strike on a train station used to evacuate people.

Back home in North Carolina, it’s not just Ukrainians doing whatever they can to help.

Marta Brassil is Polish-American and owner of EUtopia.design.

She is holding a silent art auction on Saturday evening at the PS118 art gallery, benefiting Ukrainian artists who have fled their country.

All proceeds will go to the Polish Sculpture Center in Oronsko, Poland.

“They have opened what are called emergency residencies for Ukrainian artists so that people can find shelter and a studio to continue doing their work,” Brassil said.

Related: Live updates: Zelenskyy calls train station attack that killed at least 52 ‘another war crime’

Fundraising and silent auction starts at 5 p.m.

Jewellery, books, paintings and tickets for group lessons will be auctioned.

To learn more about EUtopia.design, click here.

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