Humanitarian Initiatives

Multiple Sclerosis Russia
As a part of our Humanitarian Initiatives, Russian Center New York has partnered with Russian Multiple Sclerosis Society. We proudly represent the society in the United Nations Social and Economic Council (UN ECOSOC), liaise on their behalf with the US sister Multiple Sclerosis organizations and pharmaceutical companies. Together we can fight Multiple Sclerosis.


Hurricane Sandy Relief
From the first hours after Hurricane Sandy’s impact, the Russian Center in New York was at ground zero in Brooklyn. We worked in relief centers and in shelters and delivered supplies, food, water, clothes, first-aid kits and clothing. The majority of the people we interacted with were native Russian speakers. Many did not speak English. We coordinated help and relief efforts between the local population and the local and state authorities, charity organizations, the Red Cross and FEMA.