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The ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine has threatened the lives of hundreds of thousands of civilians. Please see below for organizations on the ground bringing emergency aid, needs, and services to Ukraine.
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC)
The JDC was already on the ground providing a lifeline for an estimated 40,000 Jewish elderly and 2,500 poor Jewish children and their families through its network of care services.
HIAS is one of the main refugee support agencies which historically helped millions of Jews flee persecution. They have been working on the ground in Ukraine for more than two decades, in partnership with Right to Protection (R2P), an independent Ukrainian non-governmental organization.
Ukraine Humanitarian Relief – Israel’s leading non-governmental humanitarian aid organization has dispatched an emergency team to Moldova to provide urgent support to the large and rapidly growing numbers of Ukrainians fleeing to the border in search of safety.
Doctors Without Borders
This independent and impartial organization is committed to providing medical humanitarian assistance to people affected by the war no matter who they are or where they are. Teams are responding to the crisis from within Ukraine, Poland, Moldova, Hungary, Slovakia, Russia, and Belarus.
International Rescue Committee (IRC)
The IRC is a major agency restoring health, safety, education, economic wellbeing, and power to people devastated by conflict and disaster. They have set up an emergency response to help support displaced families with critical aid on the ground in Poland, and with local partners in both Poland and Ukraine.
Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP)
CDP are experts in effective disaster philanthropy. Their Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Recovery Fund will focus on addressing humanitarian needs that arise, particularly among the most vulnerable, marginalized, and at-risk internally-displaced peoples (IDPs) and refugees.
CARE – Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere, Inc.
CARE is a major international agency dedicated to empowering women and girls in impoverished communities. CARE’s Ukraine Crisis Fund is providing immediate aid and recovery, food, water, hygiene kits, psychosocial support, and cash assistance — prioritizing women and girls, families, and the elderly.
Razom – Ukraine Emergency Response
Razom was created as a response to Russia annexing Crimea in 2014 to empower the voices and strength of Ukranians. Their emergency response fund is focused on purchasing medical supplies for critical situations like blood loss and other tactical medicine items for survival in the war zone. They have a large procurement team of volunteers tracking down and purchasing supplies getting them where needed within Ukraine.
World Central Kitchen (WCK)
WCK is serving thousands of fresh meals to Ukrainian families fleeing home as well as those who remain in the country.
American Red Cross
The American Red Cross is distributing food and hygiene parcels, providing first aid training, and delivering food, blankets, medicine, and medical supplies to people in and around Ukraine in need.
Please note: Our fund holders are supporting a wide array of organizations, and while this is not a comprehensive list, it does provide a resource for your information.