Auction for Ukraine Donations

March 25, 2022 - 

City Owl Press has held an Auction for Ukraine with authors and editors from the organization donating signed books, editorial critiques, art items, amazing experiences, and more to help raise funds for Ukrainian aid. The auction was a huge success with $4350 being collected by winning bidders as well as added donations by generous benefactors. The funds were donated to the following organizations: National Bank of Ukraine’s Fund and United Help Ukraine.

As our co-founder, Yelena Casale, is Ukraine-born, we asked if she would share a special message. Her words follow below.

A Message from Our Co-Founder

“Ukraine will always own a big part of my heart. I was born there and grew up there until I was 13, in the capital Kyiv. It is an absolutely beautiful city and country, with centuries of history. But what this war demonstrated to the whole world is that the people of Ukraine are courageous, resilient, and special. As this evil war has reached its first month mark, the people of Ukraine continue to suffer. Families are being displaced from their homes, shellings are non-stop, wives are separated from their husbands, children are murdered.

The support that you all showed in the past month, and especially with this auction and your donations have completely floored me and filled my heart with so much love, gratitude, and hope! We will continue to support the Ukrainian people in their fight for freedom from the Russian occupation and this is going to help tremendously. To each and every one of you, thank you from the bottom of my heart! You are all amazing.”

Find the news on Publisher’s Weekly here.

About City Owl Press

City Owl Press ( is a cutting edge indie publishing company, bringing the world of romance and speculative fiction to eager readers. The company was co-founded by media savvy, award-winning authors, Yelena Casale and Tina Moss. Together they bring more than a decade of business, writing, editing, design, marketing, advertising, and publishing experience.

City Owl Press focuses on fresh dynamic stories at affordable prices, book variety and purchasing power for every reader, and diverse opportunities to connect with authors. Every book receives strong marketing and promotion, quality designer covers, and rock solid editing. City Owl Press is fast becoming a major player among indie publishers.

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Yelena Casale and Tina Moss
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