LITHUANIANS HELPING LITHUANIANS

This page will acquaint you with some of the non-profit organizations helping Lithuanians. Also included are English/Lithuanian publications and Lithuanian businesses .

English Publications       Genealogical Research
Lithuanian Publications       Non-Profit Organizations
Photo Restoration       Singers       Speakers       Translation


NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS PROVIDING AID TO LITHUANIA

LPGF ( Lietuvos Partizanu Globos Fonda - Lithuanian Partisans Welfare Fund )
All donations are allowable deductions under US Tax Law ID #36-3163350.

Aims and program of LPGF:

Top collect donations for the welfare of former partisans;
To support former partisans, especially those who are ill, wounded, invalid (disabled);
to support the families of deceased partisans;
To support deceased partisans’ children in their pursuit of higher education in Lithuania;
To contribute to partisans’ funeral expenses ($200 each instance; To contribute to the publication and publicity for “Lietuvos Partizanu dainu” (“Songs of the Lithuanian Partisans’”)
Fund’s motto:
“Let’s help the Lithuanian partisans! there are only a few hundred of them left!”
The U.S. Baltic Foundation
1717 Massachusetts Ave., N.W. Ste. 601
Washington, D.C. 20036
Tel: 202-986-0380
Fax: 202-234-8130
Purpose: to provide an interactive forum between U.S. and Baltic business, education and political leaders.

Lithuanian Mercy Lift
14911 127th St.
Lemont, IL 60439
Tel: 630-257-6777
Fax: 708-388-2059
Purpose:

To solicit and transport conations of critically needed medicines, medical supplies and equipment to the people of Lithuania.
Lithuanian Children's Hope
2711 West 71st St.
Chicago, IL 60629
Tel: 773-476-0664
Fax: 773-436-6909
Purpose:
To bring Lithuanian children to the U.S. to receive specialized medical treatment through the Shriner's and sponsor and orthopedic teaching facility in Lithuania.
Lithuanian Orphan Care, Inc.
2711 West 71st St.
Chicago, IL 60629
Tel: 773-476-2655
Purpose:
To provide care to orphaned and needy children and large natural and foster families in Lithuania as well as scholarship aid to needy student. Suggested annual donation is $150 per child or $250 per student.
A.P.P.L.E. ( American Professional Partnership for Lithuanian Education )
P.O. Box 617
Durham, CT 06422
Tel: 860-347-7095
Fax: 860-347-5837
Purpose:
To conduct summer in service seminars for teachers in Lithuania and support ongoing exchange of educational information, material and personnel. Scholarships to sponsor summer interns in 1998 are $30.
All A.P.P.L.E. instructors are volunteers.

"Saulute" (Sunlight Committee)
419 Weidner Road
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Tel: 847-537-7949 or 913-262-7175
E-Mail
Purpose:

To provide care to needy children. $240 suggested annual donation per child. The Lithuanians of America is a non-profit organization for Lithuanian-Americans based in Kansas City. The purpose of the organization is to promote the Lithuanian culture through education, dance, and language. We have several events per year, including a Christmas party with Kucios table and Independence Day celebration. Membership is only $10 for a family or $7 for a single person.
ARCHIVE OF AUSRININKAS DR. JONAS SLIUPAS
Purpose: original purpose was to collect writings, letters, books, articles, photos of or about Lithuanian-American patriot activist, Dr. Jonas Sliupas. Soon, upon demand from over 380 donors, Archive was expanded to include all Lithuanian-American heritage historical materials. Donations of such materials are appreciated, as we are the only Lith-Amer. archive of that type west of Chicago.
E-MAIL
The Archive of Ausrininkas
Dr. Jonas Sliupas
2907 Frontera Way, Burlingame, CA 94010 USA

AUKSUCIAI FOUNDATION FOR AGRICULTURAL AND FOREST ECOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT
Purpose: to help underpriviledged small-size Lithuanian farmers in Siauliai-Kursenai area, Lithuania improve agricultural skills, learn free market techniques, and regain former self respect. Initial volunteers-founders came from universities in California, Texas and Illinois. Project is funded by donations that are urgently needed to build-up a 100+ hectare demonstration farm.
Website
E-MAIL
Auksuciai Foundation
2907 Frontera Way
Burlingame, CA 94010 USA


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BUSINESSES

LITHUANIAN GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH
Don't wait up to two years to have your Lithuanian genealogy research done. Fees charged are identical to the Vilnius Archives. Also, translation of documents available at low, low cost. Liason in the United States handles all financial transactions.
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Are you looking for a speaker for your next event? Author RAIMONDA MIKATAVAGE is not only a writer, but also a great public speaker.
Web-Site

LITHUANIAN STUDENTS
Translations from students attending the University of Vilnius. From/to Lithuanian, Russian, Polish, Latin, and English. Although this is a 'for-profit' organization, all funds received goes to students at the Universtiy of Vilnius. Because financial transactions are handled in the United States, you can receive an immediate translation. Quality service, speedy reply, and low, low cost.
E-Mail

TRANSLATIONS INTERNATIONAL, base in Vilnius, offers translations to/from Lithuanian, Russian, and English. If you are a private individual, business, school, or government, no job is too large or too small for us. Our work is high-quality, fast, and costs considerably less than our competitors. If you want it done right and if you want to save money, contact us at:
E-Mail
Fax: (370 2) 751056
Address: P.d. 3290
LT-2013 Vilnius Lietuva (Lithuania)

CONTINENTAL SINGERS Europe, with headquarters in Rotterdam, Netherlands, organizes Christian concert trips to the Baltics at least once a year since 1991.
Website
E-Mail

LITHUANIAN PHOTO RESTORATION. Both Black & White and Color Removal of scratches, tears, water marks, dust, lint "red eyes", etc. Effect an overall improvement in photo quality. Eliminating or adding people to photos. Costs below are specials for LABAS and LGR. Minimum cost ($25.00+post) is about 30-50% less than the normal rate. Obviously cost will depend on the amount of work required. I donate $5.00 dollars of every restoration to the Plunge Children's Orphanage in Lithuania.
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PUBLICATIONS IN ENGLISH

JAUZINIOS, the magazine of the Australian Lithuanian Youth Association is about to release edition 46 which contains articles about Congress held in Boston and information regarding the next Congress in Australia. It also has some local articles and information.
E-Mail: Lukas Zdanius, Editor.

LITHUANIAN PAPERS is an 80 page journal, published annually in English by the Lithuanian Studies Society at the University of Tasmania Australia. This is available at $6 (including surface postage) in US, Australian or Canadian currency. Please add $2 if airmail is required. Prepayment is not mandatory: you may immediately order by E-Mail and pay when you receive the journal.

BRIDGES: Editorial offices
7416 Piney Branch Road
Takoma Park, MD 20912
301-588-8559 fax: 301-588-8942
Subscription Offices

LAC, Inc. Treasurer
1927 West Boulevard
Racine WI 53403
Published 10 times per year.
Annual subscription $18

LITHUANIAN HERITAGE MAGAZINE
Baltech Publishing
P.O. Bos 225
Lemont, IL 60439-0225
Full color bi-monthly magazine of Lithuanian history, news and culture. Annual subscription $29.95 (six issues) - Two years $55.00 (twelve issues)

LITHUANIAN WEEKLY
P.O. Box 533
2024 Vilnius, Lithuania
Tel: (3702)22-42-83 fax: (3702)22-37-30
Published weekly in Vilnius. Annual overseas subscription (including air-mail) US $40

LITUANUS
6621 South Troy
Chicago IL 60629-2913
Lithuanian quarterly journal of arts and sciences. Annual subscription $10 (individual) - $15 for library donation.

PUBLICATIONS IN LITHUANIAN

DRAUGAS
4545 West 63rd Street
Chicago, IL 60629
Tel: 773-585-9500 Fax: 773-585-8284
Lithuanian daily newspaper published Tuesday through Saturday. Annual subscription $95.
E-Mail

DIRVA
P.O. Box 19191
19807 Cherokee Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44119-0191
Tel: 216-531-8150 Fax: 216-531-8428
Lithuanian weekly. Annual subscription $35.
E-Mail

DARBININKAS
341 Highland Blvd.
Brooklyn, NY 11207
Tel: 718-827-1352 (ed. office) 718-827-1351 (Bus. office)
Fax: 718-827-2964
Lithuanian weekly. Annual subscription $30.


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