Sultan: St. Louis woman opens home to a stranger from Ukraine

AUkrainian woman’s post in a Facebook group caught Grace Cohen’s eye.

Cohen, a graphic designer in Richmond Heights, had been following the news in the spring of the ongoing war. She researched ways she might be able to help. She learned that Americans could sponsor someone from Ukraine if they agreed to house and support the individual for two years.

Cohen, 28, owns her house and discussed the idea with her fiancé. He was on board.

Anastasia Kabanchuk’s post in the United for Ukraine group was straightforward. She was a 24-year-old English translator whose parents sent her to Poland a few weeks after Russia attacked her country. She was looking for better job opportunities and figured her chances might be best in the U.S. Read more here.