Updated: Mar 8, 2022
We at Brown Harris Stevens believe that everyone deserves a safe place to live. Like so many of you, we have been heartbroken to see the unrest and violence occurring in Ukraine, and we stand in solidarity with children and families who have been displaced from their homes due to the conflict.
Right now and over the coming months, Ukrainians will need support from the global community as they try to rebuild their lives. To do our part, BHS will be making a contribution to the International Rescue Committee, which is currently collecting funds to provide life-saving supports to Ukrainians forced to flee their homes amid the conflict.
Along with the IRC, there are numerous organizations currently on the frontlines of the crisis working tirelessly to provide relief to Ukrainian citizens. Here are several you can support.
The humanitarian organization works at the frontlines of conflict around the world to tirelessly feed thousands of refugees daily. Stationed at the Polish Border, they recently distributed over 4,000 hot meals in the span of 18 hours alone. They offer volunteer opportunities and accept donations through multiple avenues, all of which can be accessed through their site.
For over 30 years, Project C.U.R.E. has worked to deliver hospital supplies and medical equipment to areas in need and will be on standby for the foreseeable future to assist with requests in the area as they come.
With over 600 employees stationed in Ukraine, the ICRC is providing aid to civilians in various ways, including repairing vital infrastructure, assisting hospitals and medical centers with supplies, and collecting food and hygiene items for families.
The organization works closely with the Ukrainian Red Cross Society to provide relief.
UNICEF is currently ramping up their relief offerings to children and families in Ukraine. The organization will collect health and hygiene supplies, provide psychological and counseling services, aid children separated from their families, and more. They are also working with local municipalities throughout Ukraine to ensure children and families in need receive immediate help.
CARE is an international organization fighting global poverty through various crisis response methods. The organization’s goal is to help 4 million people in Ukraine receive food, water, hygiene kits, and other forms of support.
International Medical Corps provides emergency relief to those struck by conflict, disaster and disease through everything from primary medical care to mental health counseling.
The organization is expanding access to its medical and psychological services to those in affected communities throughout Ukraine.
With a philosophy that all people—regardless of politics, religion, or ability to pay—deserve access to quality medical care, Direct Relief equips doctors and nurses in areas of need with medication, equipment, and supplies necessary to carry out their jobs. The organization has communicated directly with the Ukrainian Ministry of Health to mobilize the distribution of needed medicines and supplies in the country.
GlobalGiving is unique in that it works to connect nonprofits and donors around the world to access needed funding, tools ,and training. The organization’s partners in Ukraine are currently providing relief—from food and shelter to medical and mental health services— to displaced families and people in high-risk areas through its Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund.
Nova Ukraine is a 501(c)3 registered non-profit organization that is currently bringing humanitarian aid to vulnerable communities in Ukraine. In addition to promoting awareness, they work closely with various philanthropic organizations to disseminate relief.
An international disaster relief organization, Project HOPE is actively shipping essential medicines and medical supplies to affected areas in Ukraine. They also have emergency teams standing by to provide healthcare for refugees.
With at least 7.5 million Ukrainian children in danger of physical harm, severe emotional distress, and displacement amid the current crisis, Save the Children is working to provide food, blankets, and face masks for children and refugee health workers stationed on the front lines.
RSU provides medical aid for Ukrainian soldiers and their families affected by military conflict.
The group buys medication, medical supplies, helps support army hospitals, and works to improve the living standards for soldiers and their families.
Voices of Children provides psychological and psychosocial support to children affected by war. They employ mobile psychologists to help children and families throughout the country. They also have team members assisting with evacuations.
Based in Boston, the non-profit foundation is collaborating with a global network of organizations and institutions to acquire and distribute first aid backpacks, medicine, medical equipment, and other supplies to Ukraine. They will continue to to schedule shipments to the country as the conflict continues.
Through partnerships with various organization, Convoy of Hope has worked diligently in Ukraine since 2014, alleviating suffering in and around the nation. Convoy’s International Disaster Services team is currently working with partners to provide emergency relief to those in Ukraine.