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How to help the people of Ukraine

Updated: Jul 11, 2022

Just some of the organisations accepting donations to directly support people in Ukraine

Be Kind Sydney

Be Kind Sydney aims to fund a full-time team to support these displaced Ukrainian families and maximise the efforts of the 1,000-strong active volunteer community who have come together to help from across the city. The first members of Ukrainian Welcome team have begun to triage the needs of those arriving, helping them navigate and access critical support services, including visa and housing application, and trauma counselling. Be Kind Sydney is also providing emergency cash assistance to enable those waiting to access Humanitarian Visas, funds for mandatory visa related medicals, school kits, driving lessons, technology, and day to day essentials.

The Red Cross

Raising funds for food, medical supplies, shelter and water

The Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organisations

The Ukraine Crisis Appeal - a collaboration between the Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organisations (AFUO), Rotary Australia World Community Service (RAWCS) and Caritas Ukraine - is the largest Australian tax-deductible fundraising effort for Ukraine.


Offering food, water, hygiene kits, psychosocial support and cash assistance — prioritising women and girls, families and the elderly.

Choose Love

Providing medical care, food, clothing, shelter and legal aid, and also helping to support Ukraine's LGBTQIA+ community.

Sunflower of Peace

Distributing first-aid backpacks, medicine, medical instruments, and other means of survival to doctors and paramedics on the front lines.

World Central Kitchen

Serving hot, nourishing meals to Ukrainians arriving in Poland and Romaina and supporting chefs and cooks remaining in Ukraine to provide meals for residents and Ukranians defending their cities.

The Kyiv Independent

Ukraine-based English language newspaper continuing to report on the ground

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