There are many ways to support Ukraine and its citizens.
The support can start with simple actions such as sharing the truthful news regarding the invasion, and updating your profile picture with the Ukrainian flag… you can also support military forces by donating money. Please see below the list of actions you can take, and take note that this list was compiled in cooperation with PSI staff, and the school’s friends and partners.
Please note that some organisations do not have an English version of their website, as such, we recommend using the Google Translate plugin available in most common browsers like Chrome, Safari, etc.
We have put together a list of organizations where you can donate to help people affected by the crisis:
Military & Medical Support
• Direct donation to the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU). NBU has decided to open a special fundraising account to support the Armed Forces of Ukraine: LINK.
• Come Back Alive, an NGO that helps the Armed Forces of Ukraine: LINK.
• Army SOS, an NGO helping equip the armed forces on the front, mostly investing in providing the necessary technology and protective gear. The organization provides reporting on all purchases and deliveries: LINK.
• Support LGBT military: you can donate via this LINK.
• Ukrainian Women Veteran Movement: a consolidation of female veterans; amongst other things, organizes preparation for actions in case of emergencies and defence situations, LINK.
• Razom for Ukraine, their current emergency response is focused on purchasing medical supplies for critical situations like blood loss and other tactical medicine items. They have a large procurement team of volunteers that tracks down and purchases supplies and a logistics team that then gets them to Ukraine: LINK.
• Phoenix Wings, provides the Ukrainian army with the necessary assistance in regards to the appropriate equipment & uniform, personal non-lethal protection (vests, helmets), required treatment of the wounded soldiers and acquisition the personal first aid kits, and repair of the buildings used by the army: LINK.
• Vostok SOS, comprehensive assistance to conflict-affected persons and IDPs, promoting democratic transformation and human rights values in Ukraine: LINK.
• Revived Soldiers Ukraine, helps rehabilitated wounded soldiers, LINK.
Helping Children / Volunteers
• Voices of Children, provides psychological support to children from Donbas who have war trauma: LINK.
• Territory of Kindness: two main areas of work - assistance to the military and assistance to children: LINK.
Supporting Refugees from Ukraine
• Ukrainians: Find-A-Host in Europe, an initiative of private citizens from Europe offering to host people escaping Ukraine, LINK.
Sources for racial equity and inclusion in Ukraine (includes information for those who is wishing to leave Ukraine)
• Ukrainian Anti-Racist Community: LINK.
Supporting the LGBTQ+ Community in Ukraine
• In times like these, LGBTQ+ members are often even more marginalised and exposed to vulnerability than usual. You can donate here.
• Insight Ukraine, a local LGBTQ+ organisation that provides legal, psychological and medical support to queer and trans-Ukrainians, among other forms of advocacy. The organisation is currently collecting funds ‘to cover needs in shelter, relocation to safer places, food, basic needs.’, LINK.
Follow the News Regarding the Ongoing Situation With Trustworthy Sources
• Official website of the President of Ukraine: LINK; Facebook, Telegram, Twitter.
• Hromadske (UA): LINK; Telegram, Twitter.
• Suspilne (EN/UA): LINK; Telegram.
• Ukrinform News Agency (EN/UA): LINK.
• The Kyiv Independent (EN): LINK; Twitter.
• Reuters (EN): LINK.
(some organisations don't have an English version of the website, as such we recommend using Google Translate plugin available in most common browsers like Chrome, Safari, etc)
This information was originally published on PSI website: https://www.psi.kiev.ua/community/stand-with-ukraine