SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – United Women For Ukraine (UW4U) hosted a "Garden Gathering Fundraiser" at the University Club in Santa Barbara.
They partnered with Direct Relief to provide aid to Ukraine.
Invitation postcards included information about the Russian invasion that they want people to know.
Organizers call the Russian invasion the greatest humanitarian crisis in Europe since World War II.
More than 10 million people have left their homes and families have been torn apart.
Women and older people have joined the fight.
Attacks have damaged or destroyed historical and religious sites and museums.
The fundraiser included an auction and a Ukrainian piano recital.
To donate, visit www.solidaritywithukrainesb.info.