On January 13, 2017 Lithuanian National Radio and Television channel «LRT» held LIVE TV marathon in support of Ukraine "Together to the victory". The event, which was organized by the international volunteer organization "Blue / Yellow" and the Lithuanian national radio and television, was dedicated to the 26th anniversary of Freedom Defenders Day - the tragic events in Vilnius on January 13, 1991. Patrons of the event were the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Lithuania and the Armed Forces of the Republic of Lithuania.
Just in the two-hour charity TV marathon viewers donated more than 110 thousand euros, the recipient of which is an International volunteer organization «Blue / Yellow», that provides help to victims of Russian aggression in Donetsk and Luhansk regions, to Ukrainian military and their families, to children who lost their parents and to local communities that suffer from military actions in these areas of Ukraine.
As of today, according to organizers, it has been already collected about 140 thousand euros due to participation of citizens of Lithuania and also citizens of USA and a number of Scandinavian countries.