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Brooks Newmark | Founder, Angels for Ukraine, Spiritual Descendant of Oskar Schindler

Brooks Newmark | Founder, Angels for Ukraine, Spiritual Descendant of Oskar Schindler

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Brooks Newmark is co-founder of Angels for Ukraine. He is serving on the scene, organizing the safekeeping and relocation of thousands of women and children amid the devastation unleashed by the Russian invasion that began on February 24, 2022.

In this episode of the Serve to Lead podcast, Newmark discusses his experiences on the scene in Ukraine. He also shares the process by which he became determined to put himself in harm’s way for others in dire circumstances.

One can recognize Newmark as a spiritual descendant of Oskar Schindler, Raoul Wallenberg and others who have given their all to save those who face war and genocide.


Brooks Newmark is well-known and respected as a businessman, philanthropist, politician, and social reform campaigner. He was the Member of Parliament for Braintree (2005-15). He served in the Coalition Government as Minister for Civil Society, with responsibility for charities, the voluntary sector and youth (2014) having previously served on the Treasury Select Committee (2012-14 and 2006-7) and as a Government Whip and Lord Commissioner HM Treasury (2010-12). In Opposition he also served as a Whip (2007-10).

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Angels for Ukraine in the News

”How ex-Tory MP inspired by Schindler saved 15,000 Ukrainians from the Russians, Christopher Hope and Louisa Wells, The Telegraph, January 5, 2023.

”Saving Lives in Ukraine,” Gordon F. Sander, Harvard Magazine, September 13 , 2022.

”How my family’s Holocaust history led me to rescue thousands of Ukrainians,” Brooks Newmark, The Jewish Chronicle, May 12, 2022.

BBC Essex: “Former MP helps 21,000 Ukrainian refugees,” Brooks Newmark Interview with Ben Fryer.

”Brooks Newmark: Our Man in Ukraine,” Olenka Hamilton, Catholic Herald, May 18, 2022.

”Angels for Ukraine will support the country for as long as it takes,” Brooks Newmark, The House, October 22, 2022.


—Learn and Donate: Angels for Ukraine

—Twitter: @brooksnewmark

—Twitter: @ukrainesangels

—Facebook: Brooks Newmark

—LinkedIn: Brooks Newmark

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The Next Nationalism
Serve to Lead® | James Strock
The Serve to Lead podcast focuses on today’s extraordinary leadership opportunities in business, government, and politics. In a time of intense polarization, this includes advancing our shared American identity and narrative. James Strock is an independent writer, speaker, entrepreneur, and reformer. Strock writes ‘The Next Nationalism’ at Substack.