How to help Ukraine

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1. Donate

Financial support is critical: to help Ukrainian military forces, medical volunteers, displaced civilians and pets. Below is a list of primary and proven organizations – choose the most convenient for you. And remember that any amount matters, even one dollar. Little drops make the mighty ocean.

United24

UNITED24 was launched by the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy as the main venue for collecting charitable donations in support of Ukraine. Funds will be transferred to the official accounts of the National Bank of Ukraine and allocated by assigned ministries to cover the most pressing needs:

  • Defense and demining
  • Medical aid
  • Rebuild Ukraine

u24.gov.ua

Come Back Alive

Launched in 2014, Come Back Alive became the biggest organization providing support to the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

savelife.in.ua/en/donate-en/

Charitable Foundation of Serhiy Prytula

Serhiy Prytula has been helping the Ukrainian Army as a private volunteer since russia occupied Crimea and Donbas in 2014. At first, he helped with the uniforms, armor, and food supplies, later, when these needs started to be covered by the Ministry of Defense, he switched to high-tech technology, drones, and equipment for command posts.

prytulafoundation.org/en

Hospitallers

“Hospitallers” is a volunteer organization of paramedics. It was founded by Yana Zinkevich at the beginning of hostilities in Ukraine in 2014. Then russia annexed Crimea and began hostilities in the east of the country.

The slogan of our organization is "For the sake of every life".

www.hospitallers.life/needs-hospitallers

Save pets of Ukraine

Many animals remain abandoned in the streets, and shelters are on the verge of survival. They also need to be saved from the war. Kormotech (pet food manufacture from Ukraine)collects requests from pet owners, zoo volunteers, and shelters and comes up with solutions.

www.savepetsofukraine.kormotech.com/en

2. Send Humanitarian Supplies

You may not want to transfer funds, but still want to join in some other way. 

Medicine for Ukraine is run by a group of volunteers that want to help. Here is a list of medicines and essential goods, as well as links to European e-commerce sites required for the army and hospitals, with instructions on how to buy them:

medicineforukraine.org

3. Organize and Join a protest in your city

You can find your city at these websites:

www.stopputin.net

standwithukraine.live

And download different posters in 20+ languages:

  1. From here
  2. Here
  3. Or here

4. Protest and boycott companies that are not withdrawing from russia

Using the services of companies that have not left the russian market, people are simultaneously supporting the war. The cause-and-effect relationship is quite simple: a person buys something → the company makes a profit → and pays taxes to the state budget of russia → which buys weapons with this money. Even if you are in another country and taxes are paid there, supporting companies that have not left the russian market gives them tacit consent to their position.

You can get acquainted with the list of such companies here: www.dontfundwar.com

5. Hire and host  Ukrainians

Since the beginning of the full-scale war, more than 5.6 million people have fled Ukraine. These are women, children, and the elderly. Each of them needs housing and food, and many feel strong enough to work.

Support Ukrainians in your cities.

6. Post in social medias

But please use only verified information:

1. Disinformation is a part of the russian war. Look for reliable and fact-checked news.

2. Use correct wording

  • It’s not “russian-Ukraine conflict”, it’s  “russian-Ukraine war”
  • russian troops in Ukraine are not “peacekeepers”, they are invaders
  • The so-called “L/DPR” in eastern Ukraine are not “self-declared republics” or “breakaway regions”, they are the russian puppet republics
  • The occupying forces are not “russia-backed separatists” or “rebels”, they are russian formed, led and financed proxy forces

3️. Share as much fact-based information about russian aggression as you can

4️. Do not post any information about the movement of Ukraine’s Armed Forces

7. Read and share only verified information about Ukraine and russia’s attack

President of Ukraine

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine

Official account of the Parliament of Ukraine

Ukraine’s official social media accounts

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