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OWI Supports Ukrainian Refugee Aid Efforts

One World Initiative joins hands with other global organizations in support of providing aid to the 3 million refugees from Ukraine in response to Russia’s illegal assault on a sovereign nation.  Below are aid organizations on the ground that have proven to be the most helpful and in need. We urge donations to any and all of these worthy efforts.

The International Committee of the Red Cross is helping the Ukrainian Red Cross assist people who were affected by the conflict there.

Razom for Ukraine has been helping Ukrainians since the organization was first established in 2014. It aims to help Ukraine pursue a democratic society that has civil rights for all.

The Miami-based organization Global Empowerment Mission is on the ground in the tiny village of Medyka, Poland, using donations to buy refugees train and plane tickets to help them reach any family or friends they may have in Europe.

For many refugees, food is an immediate need. Chef Jose Andrés has set up his World Central Kitchen on the ground at the Ukraine-Poland border providing warm meals for the hungry.

For the past 10 years, Maya’s Hope has been working to help kids with special needs in Ukraine.

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee has answered the call for Ukraine. After helping to cultivate Jewish life there for the last three decades, JDC has involved itself in the crisis in Ukraine by activating its emergency hotlines.

Kidsave aims to keep kids and families safe during Russia’s invasion.

Mercy Corps‘ website states that they are currently aiding Ukraine by providing emergency cash, food, water, and sanitation supplies to more than 200,000 people there.

Americares has deployed an emergency response team to Krakow, Poland, to provide aid to the Ukrainian refugees there. Refugees and are prepared to “deliver medicine, medical supplies, emergency funding and relief items to the region” at will.

United Way Worldwide has just launched a global relief fund for the people in Ukraine called The United for Ukraine fund.

The WHO foundation is calling on people around the world to help them provide aid to Ukraine.” 

The Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund by Global Giving sprung into action once Russia declared war on Ukraine.

As the conflict in Ukraine escalates, the International Rescue Committee is getting ready to prepare for the worst.

According to Save the Children, there are 7.5 million kids who are in danger of physical harm, emotional distress and displacement due to the invasion in Ukraine.

Americares has deployed an emergency response team to Krakow, Poland, to provide aid to the Ukrainian refugees there.