5 Ways To Assist Ukraine In A More Meaningful Way
Many of us are feeling helpless watching the horrors unfold in Ukraine.
On Thursday, Feb 24, 2022, the world came to a halt as word spread that Russia had invaded Ukraine.
Global Citizen has issued a statement condemning Russia’s aggression in Ukraine and urging all military action to cease immediately and for humanitarian aid to be provided throughout the conflict.
On the afternoon of Feb 24, Russian tanks and troops were spotted on Ukraine’s border with Russia for the first time in two months. The situation is rapidly deteriorating, with assaults on Ukraine constantly, putting millions of people at risk.
The violence in Ukraine has elicited a global show of support for the country, with Russian nationals marching in their nation to protest the bloodshed inflicted by their officials.
According to UN data, in 2021, the crisis in Ukraine affected 1.5 million people — half a million of whom are children and minors. As with any crisis, women, children, and the poor will be those most affected.
I’ve gathered a few options for how you can assist Ukrainians right now, even though many of us may feel powerless when confronted with global geopolitical events of this magnitude.
But there are things we can do to help. Here are five ways you can make a difference.
1. Donate to renowned charities working in Ukraine
The Ukrainians have compiled a list of charities where you may give to assist those suffering because of the crisis.