Rising Strong. Recommended by Brené Brown, a researcher and author who inspires me a lot. Financial disclosure is fully available on their site and they already have a good deal of donations on the ground helping Ukrainians. I just donated to them and will again.
International Organisations Supporting Ukraine
From Fast Company article:
- Come Back Alive and Army SOS: both will use donated funds to help purchase supplies for the Ukrainian military, including ammunition, shields, and food.
- Razom for Ukraine, Help for Ukraine, Sunflower of Peace, and Revived Soldiers Ukraine: these four organizations will use donations to fund medical aid for the people of Ukraine, including the purchase of first aid kits, backpacks stuffed with medical supplies, and medical rehabilitation for injured soldiers.
- The Kyiv Independent: finally, you can help fund English-language journalism in the country by donating to the Kyiv Independent at its Patreon of GoFundMe accounts.
From LA Times article:
Revived Soldiers Ukraine
What it does: This organization funds medication and medical supplies for field and army hospitals at the front lines of eastern Ukraine. Revived Soldiers Ukrainewas founded in 2016 and has since brought 50 wounded Ukrainian soldiers to U.S. hospitals for care.
How you can help: The organization’s president, Iryna Vashchuk Discipio, said they urgently need monetary donations to buy medication and to repair a car used to rush injured soldiers away from the front lines.
What it does: Nova Ukraine has several humanitarian efforts, including Heart2Heart, which assembles and delivers aid packages to Ukraine.
How you can help: You can donate clothes, shoes, household supplies, personal hygiene products, baby food (with an expiration date of not less than six months from date of purchase), diapers and medicine. Heart2Heart is specifically in need of shoes and clothing for children. They also accept wheelchairs, anti-decubitus pillows and personal hygiene items for wounded soldiers.
If you’re in the San Francisco Bay Area, volunteers with trucks or vans are needed to take care packages to a delivery company, Meest, in Sacramento for transport to Ukraine.
What it does: This San Francisco-based organization runs a charity, the Anhelyk Foundation, that supports the children of families whose parents died in the fighting in eastern Ukraine. For the past four years, the foundation has supported these families by sending them $50 per child. It also provides college scholarships.
How you can help: Monetary donations are accepted through Paypal, on the organization website, or by a check mailed to Hromada, P.O. Box 7026, Corte Madera, CA 94976.
Come back alive – (works directly with the command and personnel of military units, purchasing infrared thermal imaging cameras, night vision goggles, hemostatics etc)
Army SOS – (manages purchases of necessary ammunition, shields, intercommunication and reconnaissance facilities, etc. and delivers all goods directly)
Hospitallers – (works directly on the frontline)
Phoenix Wings – ( the appropriate equipment & uniform, personal non-lethal protection (vests, helmets), required treatment of the wounded soldiers, and repair of the buildings used by the army)
Ukrainian Women Veteran Movement – (a consolidation of female veterans, amongst other things organizes preparation for actions in case of emergencies and defense situations. Vostok
SOS – (raising funds for various needs of the army)