How To Support Ukraine

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Ukraine is top of mind for many of us as we see the stories of those who are standing up to defend their home and of the refugees who are escaping to neighboring countries.

Those fleeing the war desperately need emergency aid — and many donors are looking for ways to help.

Below is a list of organizations that have set up funds and are working to support the Ukrainian people. We will continue to add to this list as we verify additional organizations and relief efforts.

American Red Cross is directing funds to assist with the humanitarian crisis as it unfolds. Red Cross volunteers are supporting displaced people in Poland, Hungary, Moldova, Belarus, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Lithuania, Bosnia, and Herzegovina.

CARE donations support the most vulnerable Ukrainians. Particularly, women-led households and the elderly, to meet their immediate needs through the distribution of critical food and water supplies and hygiene kits, cash assistance, and psychosocial support.

Catholic Relief Services is partnering with Caritas Ukraine and Caritas Spes to provide temporary evacuation centers to approximately 1,400 people a day. In addition, the evacuation centers offer shelter, food, and counseling services for displaced families.

Doctors Without Borders staff are on the ground in Ukraine assessing humanitarian needs, delivering urgent medical supplies, providing training to hospitals on how to manage mass casualties, etc.

Direct Relief has a long history of responding to humanitarian crises and has provided more than $26 million in aid to Ukraine over the past six months.

Global Giving donations to the Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund will support humanitarian assistance in impacted communities in Ukraine and regions where Ukrainian refugees have fled.

International Rescue Committee is working with non-profit partners in Poland and Ukraine to support evacuation efforts for women and children while also providing emergency assistance to internally displaced people.

Project HOPE is responding to the Ukraine crisis with emergency response teams who are actively delivering essential medicines, medical supplies and medical care to refugees and displaced Ukrainians.

Ronald McDonald House Charities donations allow RMHC Chapters in Europe to support the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine. In Poland, RMHC has deployed a Ronald McDonald Care Mobile to the city of Przemyśl to bring pediatric care to families coming from Ukraine.

Samaritan’s Purse is operating an emergency field hospital in Ukraine and a 24-hour medical clinic at a train station.

Save the Children’s Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund supports children impacted by the conflict in Ukraine with essential humanitarian aid, such as food, water, hygiene kits, psychosocial support and cash assistance.

The Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas is working with three international nonprofits that are “core funded partners” of the Federation. Each of them is focused on specific areas of crisis-response in Ukraine and is serving the greater population in Ukraine to ensure the safety of its citizens.

UNICEF  has ramped up efforts to meet critical and escalating needs for vulnerable families with essential services including safe water, health care, education and protection.

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) staff deliver core relief items and support to people forced to flee, such as blankets, sleeping mats, and emergency shelters.

World Vision is focusing on greeting refugees fleeing across the Ukraine border into Romania.

Donors who have a fund at NTCF can make a grant recommendation through DonorCentral. In the grant purpose, please note: “for efforts in Ukraine” or “to aid displaced persons from Ukraine.”

Please contact your donor relations team with any questions.


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