To our Ukrainian family, we can’t not imagine the pain and fear you’re currently dealing with. It feels impossible to find the right words in a moment like this.
For the rest of us watching from afar, the feeling of helplessness can be distressing. But there are things we can do to help those displaced by this situation. We want to offer our voice to share valuable sites and ways to help.
You can donate to the following fundraisers to support Ukrainians at risk, fleeing violence, and in need of emergency aid. Every donation counts.
The Women’s Federation for World Peace needs funds to help displaced Ukrainian refugees get a head start in their new home. Link here
Sunflower of Peace is raising money to create medical backpacks for frontline doctors and paramedics. Link here
United Help is focused on securing medical supplies, humanitarian aid and supporting wounded soldiers and civilians. Link here
CARE is currently focusing on the needs of women and girls, the elderly, and families. Link here
Save the Children wants to support Ukraine’s children, currently in grave danger of physical harm, severe emotional distress and mass displacement. Link here
Beware of fake funds!
- HUMANITARIAN HELP DONATIONS
You can also help by bringing supplies such as medication, food, clothes hygene products, sanitary pads and tampons… and the list goes on and on. (Through this link you can find a PDF with a list of necessities).
The UA AID Center is an informational portal, where all the aid collection centers are being listed: https://ua-aid-centers.com/
- JOIN A PROTEST IN YOUR CITY
You can show solidarity by joining a peaceful protest in your city. Find your nearest demonstration and show your support.
- READ INFO FROM THE SOURCE
Be careful from where you get information, during moments like this when everyone is talking about the same topic, it’s easy to be misinformed.
Some reliable sources in English are:
- POST ON SOCIAL MEDIA
Use your voice to share all this information with your community. Share where you’ve donated, if you attend peaceful protests, etc. Be careful to only use verified information and correct wording.
We hope for this nightmare to end soon, now all we can do is help the ones in need.