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2022 Help Ukrainian Refugees

 

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Here are links to places where you can donate to help refugees. Some focus on Ukraine, some use as needed.

International Institute Lowell, helps find housing for and settles in refugees. mostly now from Afghanistan.

Mercy Corps

IRC, International Rescue Committee

Red Cross
general home page. Where they take donations, might not be designated for Ukraine or Afghanistan.

  Ukraine

  Afghanistan

  Dr.s Without Borders, Medecins Sans Frontieres
general home page

  Ukraine

  Afghanistan

UNHCR

UNICEF

OXFAM

BlueCheck Ukraine


Quakers
1. Quaker Council for European Affairs (QCEA) .
Credit or debit cards can be used on this website in dollars and most other currencies.

2. Quaker Central European Gathering. This site gives the bank account number (Fio Bank) of Quakers in Central Europe-----however funds can only be sent in Euros.

The Friends House Moscow email contact in the US is fhmsa@friendshousemoscow.org. There is a PO Box for donations in the US on the Friends House Moscow website.

The Quaker FWCC website shows the costs of caring for the refugees in Poland, Estonia, and Georgia...for example rent for a one bedroom is 250-300 euros, bandage .40 euro, blood transfusion .40 euros, covid test 2.80 euros ea etc.

Recommended by a friend living near Ukraine:

giving cash to refugees on the border with Ukraine

FREE Psychological support for refugees in Russian and Ukrainian. (NOT IN ENGLISH)

CRS, Catholic Relief Services. They seem to be working a lot in the Ukraine (Not so much in Afghanistan)

Network for Animals

  You can evaluate many of these on: Charity Navigator

Article about dissension in Russia

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