The Ukrainian Association of Washington State is a non-profit, tax exempt organization under IRS Code Section 501(c)(3) was incorporated in 1971, which works to preserve Ukrainian heritage and is the link that unites our Ukrainian-American people. The Association is active in organizing the various cultural and artistic activities as well as patriotic gatherings. We traditionally celebrate Ukrainian Day of Independence and honor our national bard, Taras Shevchenko. The Association also supports the Fund to Endow a Chair of Ukrainian Studies at the University of Washington, Ukrainian Dance Ensemble Barvinok and Serpanok chorus. Our focus will always be to bring out what is the best in our Ukrainian community.