He called the Middletown area “one huge community with a big heart.”
Shteiwi said inspiration for this fundraiser came after he heard about the efforts of Stephanie Hall and Annie King, two Middletown sisters and Ukraine natives. They traveled to Ukraine in March to deliver donated supplies.
Shteiwi called the sisters “the perfect partners.”
At least 13 million Ukrainian residents have been displaced due as a result of Russia’s invasion.
HOW TO CONTRIBUTE
WHAT: 50% of all sales on Thursday will be used to purchase medical supplies and other items utilized in Ukraine.
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday
WHERE: Gold Star, 449 Oxford State Road.
OTHER CHANCES: Monetary donations and medical supplies will be accepted all week. The restaurant is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday.