Green Forest Internat
Home to 152 Children (ages 7-17)

Orphanage Coordinator(s):


This internat is also known as Zeleny Guy/Zeleniy Gay. Please use the name "Green Forest Internat" when sending parcels.

There is also Green Forest Orphanage (a feeder orphanage with children aged 0-7 years).

Green Forest Internat
Director: Goga Vasily Nikolaevich
10 Theatrical Street
Urban Village
Kharkiv District

Kharkiv Oblast, 62460
Tel: +38 (057) 746 - 45 - 43

Школа - Интернат
Директор: Гога Василий Николаевич
ул.Театральная, 10
Харьковский район,
Харьковская область, 62460
Тел: +38 (057) 746 - 45 - 43

Special Project

Current Needs List

Photo Feedback

Receipts and Letters

Frequently Asked Questions

Are cloth toys/stuffed animals allowed? Emphatically Yes!

How many girls? 60

How many boys? 92

What is the shoe size range? See Current Needs List

What is the clothes size range?
Everyone Is Very Slender: Search Clothing Size Conversion Chart online for UK and European equivalents

Child's Size 5/6 (sizes beginning at the size for 5 or 6 year old child)

Men's: Up to Large for Shirts & Size 30-32-34" Waist (Medium) Pants

Women's: Up to Size 10-12 Shirts (32/34) & Up to Size 10 Skirts and Pants

Is there a digital camera at the home?
A camera has been shipped and will arrive in August 2005

How many caregivers?

What items can I send to the children?
A full list of current needs can be found here.

Any items which should NOT be sent?
Warlike Toys & Games

How long does it take for the children to get my donation?
Once your donation is shipped from the mission in Portland, it should arrive at the
orphanage within 6-9 weeks. Conditions sometimes cause it to take longer.

Is this a tax deduction?
All donations sent to Life2Orphans through the mission in Portland, the
Nazarene Ministry of Help, are considered tax deductible. This includes the
postage paid to mail the package to Portland, as well as the cost to ship it on
to Ukraine. Life2Orphans will send you a receipt for the items sent and the cost
to ship the package from Portland to Ukraine. It is your responsibility to retain
your shipping records from your home to Portland for your tax records.

I have an item that I want to donate, who do I ask to verify it is allowed?
Feel free to email if you have any questions about your donation.

Can we send "almost-new" items?
Only new or very gently used items should be sent. Please do not send items
with rips, holes, missing buttons, broken zippers, stains or spots. Providing
quality items to the orphanages we support will ensure a longer usage cycle
for each item.

I've got my package all ready to go, how do I go about shipping it?
Shipping instructions and payment information can be found here.

What language is spoken at the orphanage?

I sew and have some extra fabric, what can I make for the children?
Towels & Wash Cloths, Blankets, Bedsheets (single bed size),
Hand Puppets, Small & Medium Tote Bags, Clothing Including Warm Pajamas, Soft Dolls
With/Without Extra Doll Clothes & Soft Animals!

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