We are going back to Warsaw, but this is just the beginning of our help for Ukraine

Ukraine

On the 24th of February 2022, Russia launched a military offensive into Ukraine, causing civilian casualties and destroying the country’s infrastructure. More than a quarter of the population has been forced to flee their homes. In the first few weeks, more than 4.3 million refugees fled Ukraine, and a second as many were internally displaced. It is the fastest growing refugee crisis since World War II.

We cannot be indifferent to the suffering of our neighbours – we immediately set out to help!

In the first days of the war we delivered

21,000

loaves of bread for the inhabitants of Kyiv
We sent over

20 tons

of food to the areas affected by the conflict
We take care of

55

children evacuated from the orphanage in Zhytomyr

03.03.2022

We are on our way back to Warsaw! We passed through two border crossings tonight, in Hrubieszów and Kroscienko. The situation on the other side seems to be under control for the time being.

The several-kilometre long queue to the crossing point in Kroscienko has disappeared. The long line of cars on the Ukrainian side has already crossed the border. Perhaps the fact that the crossing points are completely empty at night is a result of the curfew which has been imposed by the country’s authorities since Tuesday evening. However, all indications are that the wave of refugees from the east, which started to flee shortly after the outbreak of war, has already crossed the border or is heading for the crossings in Romania.

If the conflict triggers another crisis at the border, we will come back here again. We have our finger on the pulse and we can be at the border at any time.

In the meantime, we are preparing support on a larger scale, aimed deep into Ukraine. Tomorrow we are sending 20,000 loaves of bread to Kiev, where there is a severe shortage. ( Check out our report on how long the queues for bread are in Kiev today). We are also planning a project to support young mothers who have already arrived in Poland, are lost, and the language barrier makes it even more difficult for them to find their feet in this new situation.

Stay with us all the time. We will keep you up to date on new actions, targeted at exactly where help is needed. We are leaving with a sense of mission accomplished. Over the course of a week, we reached several thousand people with aid. Thank you, because it was only possible thanks to you.

HELPING THOSE AFFECTED BY WAR

Help Ukraine!

Our shipments reach Lviv, Lutsk, Rivne, Kiev, Slavutych and Mikolayev. We are striving every day to extend the reach of our help. Join us!

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We already have :
209,533 EUR
We need:
222,222 EUR
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