ATLANTA — The past year has been one of violence and loss for the people of Ukraine. Friday marked one-year since Russia launched its attack on Ukraine, leaving 27.3 million people in need of humanitarian assistance.
According to UNICEF, 6.5 million people have been internally displaced as a result of the war and millions more, mostly women and children, have fled to Europe.
If you’re looking to support people impacted, consider donating money to the following organizations.
Emory Morsberger founded Atlanta-based nonprofit HelpingUkraine.US after visiting Ukraine to deliver aid at the start of the country’s war with Russia in 2022. The organization has many volunteers in Ukraine working to bring supplies and disaster relief to those amid the ongoing war. Click here to donate.
UNICEF started providing humanitarian relief when Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, 2022. The organization continues working with partners inside Ukraine to meet urgent needs. UNICEF is assisting Ukranians by providing health, water, sanitation and hygiene and mental health and psychosocial support.
The Ukrainian Red Cross
The Ukrainian Red Cross is providing aid to people inside the country by using funds donated for blood collections, mobilization of volunteers and resources, and emergency activities. Click here to donate.
The Georgia branch of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America
As listed on their website, the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America, otherwise known as the UCCA GA branch is a non-partisan not-for-profit organization operating under the national UCCA organization uniting Ukrainians in the U.S. and Americans of Ukrainian descent.
The non-profit organization is collecting donations to provide medical aid, food, water, clothes, and personal hygiene supplies to those in need. Click here to donate.