Ukraine: *Volunteer Community
Centers in 24 Ukrainian cities support the elderly and low-income families by telephone, deliver meals, food and medicines, conduct humanitarian aid collections, run online classes to distract people and children, provide professional help to those in need (psychological and domestic), set up community reception centers, and provide logistical and transportation support for both humanitarian aid and evacuation of people. They also repair shelters and defense structures, weave camouflage nets, and prepare food for the defenders.
They need resources – it is both food, prices on which soared, medicines of the first necessity and specialized medicines for chronic diseases, children’s food, hygienic goods for children and seniors.
You can help: Name on Bank Account: Organization Dyvosvit ZRPO Dyvosvit Street. Address: Stepna St, 6. City: Gelendzhik State. Zip Code: 70041. Country: Ukraine.
Account Number: UA063139570000026008300342148
Poland: Regionalne Centrum Wolontariatu Kielce
Their mission is to inspire and stimulate civic and voluntary activity for the development of society. Now due to the crisis their activities are focused on helping Ukrainian youth studying in Poland. They gather 670 Ukrainian and Ukrainian women in Dormitory.
Currently, their accounts are blocked, so they were left penniless, with no means of subsistence. The center organizes hygiene measures and long-term dry food, meals. Young people are alone in Poland, their families are in Ukraine. They cannot go back to their country, to their homes. Long term help will be needed.
They want to involve them in GDD and create projects aimed at helping Ukraine.
You can help here: https://www.facebook.com/fundacja.awans.kielce/
Moldova: Republican Volunteer Center @RVC.center
The RVC Center is a long-term GDD partner. Their main mission is development of a culture of volunteering in the Republic of Moldova through the implementation of social volunteer projects, which are aimed at the needs of society. The mission of the center is to support volunteers, helping them in choosing volunteer activities and providing them professional support.
Moldova is a neighboring country from Ukraine. Thousands of refugees come to them every day, waiting for help. How they are helping in crisis?
Hotline – a hotline telephone, which can be called by refugees from Ukraine, or people who are in Ukraine on the issue of arrival in Moldova. The line operates from 8:00-22:00 daily. Volunteers and employees of the center work behind it. They provide information and help with accommodation, transport, repatriation to Israel in Moldova
Call Center – calling the elderly from Ukraine (more than 500 contacts daily). Every day we work with lists of elderly people from Ukraine. The volunteers fill out applications on the condition of the elderly and urgent requests from the elderly: the need for medicines, food, evacuation, psychological support, etc.
Humanitarian Aid – they collect humanitarian aid for refugees from Ukraine who are residing here in Moldova. What they collect: blankets, pillows, dishes (pots, pans), kettles, non-perishable food, personal hygiene products.
Volunteering – they provide assistance with resettlement / transit / meeting of refugees from the Jewish communities of Ukraine who arrive in Moldova. As they arrive, their volunteers and team are responding to the incremental requests and dispatching volunteers to provide support.
You can help here: KEDEM Centrul Cultural Evreiesc Institutia Privata,
Street Address: Eugen Doga 5,str City: Chisinau State: Chisinau Zip Code: 2005 Country: Republic of Moldova
Account Number: MD29MO2224ASV22776737100
*Linked with a government organization that helps refugees. These are the agencies recommended by our partner who cooperate with them on a permanent basis.
Other Trusted Organizations
Voices of Children @vocukraine
No child will be left alone with war trauma. This is their mission. They give psychological and psychosocial support to children who suffer as a result of war operations. They are working in various villages and towns along the frontline in Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
You can help here: https://voices.org.ua/en/donat/
Razom for Ukraine @RazomForUkraine
The 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.
The funds will be used to purchase the supplies such as tourniquets bandages, combat gauzes, sterile pads, etc. They are working to collaborate with large US nonprofits that provide medical supplies to countries in crisis. They are arranging for warehouses and points of delivery in Poland and Ukraine.
You can help here: https://razomforukraine.org/razom-emergency-response/
Vostok SOS @vostoksos
The organization is responding to the escalating situation with a comprehensive humanitarian campaign. They help people evacuate and provide humanitarian aid and psychosocial support. They have hotlines open for affected people and their team is on the ground in the region, ready to coordinate aid.
Your donation will help us deliver medical and humanitarian aid to local people, evacuate vulnerable people, and provide tailored trauma support in the aftermath of shelling.
SOS Wioski Dzieciece Ukraina/SOS Children’s Village Ukraine
In Ukraine, over 64,000 children are cared for by foster families, and over 98 thousand are under institutional custody. SOS Ukraine employees predict that 16,000 of them will soon need immediate support in terms of finding a safe haven, organizing transport, food, medical and psychological assistance.
Many children from the orphanage have been now without any care from adults.
The educators left the pupils because they are fighting at the frontlines or they have evacuated with their families. SOS Ukraine urgently organizes volunteers and measures to provide care for children abandoned. They are asking for support so that they can provide direct help to abandoned children and foster families in Ukraine.
You can help here: https://pomagam3.wioskisos.org/
Caritas Poland @CaritasPL
A pastoral charity institution of the Catholic Church and the largest social and charity organization in Poland, donated 100,000 PLN, and then 100 thousand Euro for the current crisis actions of Ukrainian Caritas and announced a fundraiser under the slogan “Aid for Ukraine”. Food, hygiene, and basic material assistance are among the most urgent needs.
Refugees from Ukraine can also use facilities run by Caritas in Poland – Centers for Assistance to Migrants and Refugees, which provide their charges with, among others, the assistance of cultural consultants, integration and professional advisers, psychologists, and lawyers, as well as co-financing for the rental of apartments, purchase of medicines and clothes, packages with hygiene products, adaptation courses and Polish language courses.
Polish Humanitarian Action
Polish Humanitarian Action is one of the largest and most recognizable humanitarian organizations in Poland helping people in crisis around the world. They created a fundraiser, SOS Ukraine to provide aid including food and other forms of support to people who had to leave their homes. Their actions include people affected by conflict both internally displaced as well as refugees coming to Poland.
You can help here: https://www.pah.org.pl/en/