13 Ways To Help The People Of Ukraine Right Now

13 Ways To Help The People Of Ukraine Right Now

Featured image: People take shelter in a metro station in Kyiv, Ukraine on February 24, 2022. Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

By Gabby Shacknai | Forbes | Feb 24, 2022

As news of the invasion—and its consequences for the Ukrainian people—has spread, many have watched in horror, feeling desperate to help. Major protests and demonstrations in support of Ukraine’s right to independence are underway outside of Russian embassies across the globe, with more expected over the weekend, but a handful of organizations are also actively working to provide food, shelter, medical supplies, and support to affected civilians. Here are some ways you can help.

United Help Ukraine | https://unitedhelpukraine.org/
Razom for Ukraine | https://razomforukraine.org/
The Red Cross | https://www.redcross.org/
Voices of Children | https://voices.org.ua/en/
Nova Ukraine | https://novaukraine.org/
The Kyiv Independent | https://kyivindependent.com/about/
Come Back Alive | https://savelife.in.ua/
Army SOS | https://armysos.com.ua/en/
UNICEF | https://www.unicefusa.org/stories/unicef-children-crossfire-ukraine-crisis/39542
CARE | https://www.care.org/
International Medical Corps | https://internationalmedicalcorps.org/

In addition to offering financial support, sharing accurate, fact-based information about the Russian invasion of Ukraine with your friends, family, and social media followers can help raise awareness about the situation. You can also choose to boycott Russian goods and services, a move that echos the new sanctions announced by President Biden on Thursday.

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Gabby Shacknai is a New York-based journalist who covers beauty and wellness, food and travel, and lifestyle. My work has appeared in Fortune, ELLE, Departures, Air Mail, Travel Leisure, and Women’s Health, among other outlets, and I have a Master’s Degree in Journalism from Columbia University and a Master’s Degree in English from the University of Edinburgh. I have been lucky enough to travel across the world, meet the changemakers and rulebreakers of various industries, and get an inside look at the trends that define our era, and I aim to share that knowledge with my readers. Confronted by a growing influx of information and content, I know how challenging it can be to find voices you can trust in this day-and-age. I believe it’s more important than ever to produce reliable stories that are backed by my own experience and the expertise of my sources, and, whether writing about a new beauty movement or profiling a fitness-world disruptor, I strive to do just that.

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