Since the Ukraine crisis began, many people have been looking for ways to help support Ukraine. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to know where to start. That’s why we’ve created this Resource Guide to Supporting Ukraine. In this guide, you will find information on getting involved and making a difference.
Ukrainian Chorus Dumka of New York performs Prayer for Ukraine
Where can I donate to support Ukraine?
Here’s a list of reputable organizations that are working on supporting Ukraine that you can donate to.
Armed Forces of Ukraine
You can donate to the Armed Forces of Ukraine directly now. All the funds donated directly or to either of these organizations will be used for logistical and medical support.
These four organizations will utilize donations to provide medical assistance to the people of Ukraine, such as first-aid kits, medical bags, and medical rehabilitation for injured troops.
This group helps families in conflict zones around the world, including in Ukraine.
When a crisis strikes, they respond immediately to fill gaps, mobilize resources, and establish trust and collaboration from within communities to empower them to break perennial cycles of poverty and vulnerability. CORE focuses on equity by bringing relief directly to those who need it most.
They are sending an emergency delegation of volunteers from Israel to deliver medical supplies and communications equipment, as well as to aid individuals fleeing the nation; their objective is to collect $1 million to meet all of these urgent requirements.
UNICEF supports health, nutrition, HIV prevention, education, safe drinking water, sanitation and protection for children and families caught in the conflict in eastern Ukraine.
Ukrainians have also compiled a list of organizations to which foreigners can give in order to aid both the Ukrainian army and its civilians.
Resources for Kids
Explaining complex events to kids, like a war, can be extremely challenging. But with round the clock media coverage of the events unfolding in Ukraine, it’s impossible to avoid the topic. Though the conversations might be difficult, they can be a valuable learning opportunity. These are some resources that can help kids understand what’s going on and why supporting Ukraine is important.
The Russia-Ukraine Conflict Explained | Nightly News: Kids Edition
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network offers information for caregivers on how to talk to children about war. This fact sheet includes the potential impact and considerations when talking to kids about war, how to start the conversation, understanding media coverage, and how to foster resilience.
The NCTSN is funded by the Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and jointly coordinated by UCLA and Duke University.
How to talk to kids about Ukraine – Associated Press
When a crisis strikes the immediate urge is to want to give back and help. While the Ukraine conflict is unfolding on the other side of the globe, there are ways we can help from here. If you have more resources we haven’t included on our list, please reach out and share them with us. Together, we can make a difference! Thank you!