Willa’s is hosting a Cocktails for Ukraine fundraising event this Sunday, September 4 at 5pm.
Hosted by the Litvinenko family, who are from Ukraine and friends of the restaurant, and Willa’s lead bartender Matthew Veronesi, the event invites guests to experience three Ukrainian-inspired cocktails with a $35 donation. All donations will benefit Kostiantyn Matsipura, a Ukrainian citizen who has been bringing food from his restaurant in the city of Ternopil to hospitals, schools and anyone in need. Cocktails to choose from will include the following:
- Ghost of Kiev – Jack Daniel’s bonded whiskey, Select Aperitivo & Carpano Antica Formula Sweet Vermouth
- Slava Ukraini – Santa Teresa Rum, Lo-Fi Dry Vermouth, lemon, cinnamon, honey, Angostura bitters & Kvass
- Sunset in Ternopil – Amaro Montenegro, lime, grapefruit, ginger & sparkling water
- Ukrainian Smoothie – Loaded High Noon with Montenegro
Donations are being accepted now here and a barcode will be available at the event for guests to scan and donate directly.