The recent invasion of Ukraine by Russia has put millions of Ukrainians in harm’s way. One way you can help make a difference is by making a donation to relief efforts there.
What’s Happening in Ukraine
For weeks news reports and heartbreaking images on social media show that Ukraine’s cities and towns continue to be under attack by land, air, and sea as Russian forces advance. There are many reports of wide spread damage, casualties including families and children as well as migration of hundreds of thousands of people fleeing away from fighting.
As you can imagine, the situation has created a humanitarian crisis and many nonprofit organizations are providing humanitarian aid for Ukrainians.
The following charities engaged in relief work for Ukraine are all highly rated by both Charity Navigator and Charity Watch, two charity watchdog groups that closely vet nonprofit organizations:
- International Medical Corps
- Care USA
- Center for Disaster Philanthropy
- International Rescue Committee
- Operation USA
- Project Hope
- Save the Children
- UNICEF USA
- Doctors Without Borders
Before making a donation to a charity, make sure to do your research and vet the organization to be sure your donation is going straight to aiding Ukrainians.
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