How to Help Ukraine During its Invasion by Russia

By Remitbee - Feb 25, 2022

By now, you've heard that Russia has launched a full-scale military attack against Ukraine. Once peaceful, suburbs and cities are now being invaded, and hundreds have already passed away.

World leaders across the board have condemned this assault and are supporting Ukraine by sending troops, supplies and applying sanctions to Russian markets. Some countries are even fast-tracking Ukrainian immigration requests. While governments are trying to do their part, you may be wondering - How can I help Ukraine?

How to Help Ukraine

We've put together a list of charities and organizations you can donate to or volunteer with to support those affected by the Ukraine Crisis.

Come Back Alive Foundation

The Come Back Alive Foundation is a Ukrainian NGO supporting veterans and on-duty soldiers. They have taken an active role in raising funds for the current crisis and are a popular choice for donations within the Ukrainian community. If you'd like to donate to the Comeback Alive Foundation, you can do so via bank transfer or Bitcoin.

Canada-Ukraine Foundation

This Canadian-based foundation develops, organizes, and delivers assistance projects generated by Canadians and directed to Ukraine. In the past, they've helped raise funds for medical assistance and to help build child rehabilitation centers. Their current campaign, #HelpUkraineNow has received over two million dollars in donations for those affected by the war.

Save the Children

Save the Children is an international charity focused on providing aid to children and their families. They've reported that approximately 7.8 million children in Ukraine are at risk of losing their homes or getting hurt. Donate to Save the Children to help ensure they get access to medical and hygiene kits.

Doctors without Borders

Doctors without borders is an international organization concentrated on providing medical aid for areas in crisis. Currently, Doctor without Borders volunteers are in neighbouring countries of Ukraine on standby, waiting to assist those in Ukraine as the situation unfolds.

Conclusion

When people are in need, it's only natural to want to help them. The list above is a group of legitimate organizations trying to help Ukraine. While it may be tempting to donate to crowd-funding platforms or campaigns, there's no guarantee that the funds will go where you intended. That's why we recommend sticking to organizations you're familiar with when donating.

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