Community members in Odessa, Mo., recently hosted a rally to show support and raise funds for Odesa, Ukraine.

More than $3,700 was collected and sent to Rotary Club International for aid in Ukraine.

The participants also collected a truck load of soap, shampoo, toothpaste and washcloths for Heart to Heart International and Giving The Basics, a local organization in Odessa, Mo., that assembles hygiene kits that stay in the states.

Odessa, Mo., worked with Odessa Chamber of Commerce officials in Odessa, Texas, which created the Odessa United logo. Both are sister cities with Odesa, Ukraine.