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Trucking hero! Iranian truck driver returns to Poland to help take aid to animal shelters in Ukraine

As a way of saying thanks for the help he received from Poland after his truck broke down, Fardin Kazemi is now helping a Polish team collect food for 11 animal shelters in Ukraine.
Help International – Polski Kontyngent Pomocy Irańskiemu Kierowcy/Facebook/Piotr Nejman

An Iranian truck driver who was helped by Polish truckers and internet users to buy a new lorry after his broke down has returned to Poland to help collect donations for animal shelters in Ukraine.

In an initiative to say thanks and to help the country deliver aid to Ukraine, Fardin Kazemi is now collecting food for 11 animal shelters in the city of Vinnitsa, which lies between Kyiv and Lviv.

Starting in Olsztyn, Fardini headed to Warsaw before setting off for Lublin, Rzeszów and Korczowa.Help International – Polski Kontyngent Pomocy Irańskiemu Kierowcy/Facebook

Starting in Olsztyn, Fardini headed to Warsaw before setting off for Lublin, Rzeszów and Korczowa.

In addition to pet food, he has also collected dressings for a military hospital.

Piotr Sebastian Nejman, who has regularly traveled to help animals since the beginning of the war, told tvn24: “Fardin came to help us transport more things.

In addition to pet food, he has also collected dressings for a military hospital and humanitarian aid.Help International – Polski Kontyngent Pomocy Irańskiemu Kierowcy/Facebook

“He had seen my reports of our help so far, where we transported animal food in passenger cars packed to the roof, and when we returned, we took animals and people.

“He called me and told me that he was also going to Ukraine.

“Fardin said we helped him, he wants to help here, and that there is no discussion at all.”

Piotr Nejman

The food is destined for 11 animal shelters in the city of Vinnitsa, which lies between Kyiv and Lviv.Piotr Nejman

Setting off for Vinnitsa yesterday, Nejman posted on his fundraising page: “We managed to pack the car.

“We’re going to Ukraine today. Keep your fingers crossed.”

He added that they would be delivering 20 tons of food and medical supplies for over 1,000 animals along with dressings and humanitarian aid for people.

Fardin became an internet sensation in Poland when in 2019 internet users, truck drivers and motor-enthusiasts raised 99,000 zlotys within less than 24 hours to help him after his truck broke down.Help International – Polski Kontyngent Pomocy Irańskiemu Kierowcy/Facebook

Fardin became an internet sensation after his truck broke down in Poland in 2019.

Putting out an SOS to fellow truckers, he was soon flooded with support as internet users, truck drivers and motor-enthusiasts rallied to help raising 99,000 zlotys within less than 24 hours.

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