Donetsk, May 30 – DAN. The United Donbass Foundation has paid up to 62 million rubles worth of financial aid to the needy in the region this year, the Foundation press service said.

"Since January 1 to May 28 the foundation has allocated 61,799,700 million rubles of financial aid to people who found themselves in difficult circumstances."

The committee to approve further payments shall meet May 31 to review over 500 applications.

The Donetsk People’s Republic launched the United Donbass Foundation on March 9, 2017. It provides cash payments as well as food and medications which can also be contributed by DPR residents.*ot