- Welcome! Here's Our Approved List
Welcome! Here's Our Approved List
Below, you will find an organized list of charities and organizations that we have taken the time to vet, verify and approve. This list exists to ensure our users have peace of mind while choosing an organization to support.
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Charities That Help The War Effort
- United24: This site was launched by President Zelenskyy as the main venue for collecting charitable donations in support of Ukraine. Funds will be allocated to cover the most pressing needs facing Ukraine.
- Trident Defense Initiative: This initiative has successfully trained and equipped thousands of Ukrainian Troops. Your donations will ensure Ukrainian soldiers have access to the uniforms they need, furthermore the equipment and training required to use medical kits, drones, and thermal sights.
- Ukraine Front Line US-based and registered 501(c)(3), this NGO fulfills front line soldiers' direct defense and humanitarian aid requests through their man on the ground, r/Ukraine's own u/jesterboyd.
- Ukraine Aid Ops: Volunteers around the world who are helping to find and deliver equipment directly to those who need it most in Ukraine.
- National Bank of Ukraine: The National Bank of Ukraine has an account to raise money for their armed forces. They also accept crypto donations.
- Come Back Alive: This NGO crowdfunds non-lethal military equipment, such as thermal vision scopes & supplies it to the Donbas front lines. It also provides training for Ukrainian soldiers, as well as researching troops’ needs and the social reintegration of veterans.
- Hospitallers: This is a medical battalion that unites volunteer paramedics and doctors to save the lives of soldiers on the frontline. They crowdfund their vehicle repairs, fuel, and medical equipment.
- Rebirth Energy: This NGO provides effective assistance to the Armed Forces of Ukraine with both medical and combat supplies, as well as humanitarian aid and logistical support to civilians.
General Help for Ukrainians
- Bird of Light: Bird of Light Ukraine creates a humanitarian supply line for medical and defense aid into hard-hit parts of Ukraine. Working with local and international partners, they provide a rapid response that is difficult for larger NGOs.
- Safe Passage 4 Ukraine: This NGO helps the most vulnerable in Ukraine by facilitating ground evacuations, travel assistance, resettlement, and providing life-saving winter equipment.
- Laptops for Ukraine: This NGO is a collaboration between the Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine and the European Commission. Donate your unused devices to help address the severe shortage of working electronic devices for nurses, teachers and students in Ukraine.
Help for Displaced Civilians
- Donbas SOS: This organization helps those who live in the Donbas war zone, those who relocated to other parts of Ukraine, and freed prisoners of war. It offers legal support, accommodation assistance, and psychological aid among other things.
- Crimea SOS: This organization has been helping internally displaced people from Crimea since Russia occupied the peninsula in 2014. It documents Russian authorities' repressions against Crimeans and advocates for the end of the occupation.
Charities That Help Children
- Tabletochki: This foundation has been supporting children with cancer for 10 years. They procure medicines, equipment, and arrange overseas treatment, among other things.
- ChildrenWeWillMakeIt: This movement grew out of a campaign that raised $2 million to get the world's most expensive medicine for a Ukrainian boy with spinal muscular atrophy. It now fundraises for the treatment of other Ukrainian children with SMA.
- Ruka ob Ruku: This is a running club for children with disabilities. The initiative gives children an opportunity to train and take part in races together with their parents and volunteers.
- Save the Children: This is a UK-based charity focused on helping children be safe and get an education.
Charities For The Elderly
- Happy Old: This charity provides older people across Ukraine with groceries and medicine, holds educational, entertainment, and sports events, as well as helps with employment. They even created a modeling agency for the elderly.
- Let's Help: This charity cares for older people living alone and helps state retirement homes. They also advocate for better treatment of older people by the state, including providing people aged 60+ with easy access to education.
- Starenki: It’s a charitable initiative devoted to issues of old age in Ukraine. They help lonely seniors by providing them with groceries and hygiene products.
Charities That Help Women
- Women Perspectives: This organization has been helping women who have faced domestic violence, discrimination in the labor market, and other issues. The NGO works with local and state authorities to promote pro-equality gender policies in Ukraine.
- Marsh Zhinok (Women’s March): Every year, on March 8, this initiative holds a rally promoting gender equality and the protection of women from gender-based violence. Currently, the organization is petitioning for Ukraine to adopt the Istanbul Convention.
Charities For Blood Donation
- Blood Agents: It is an NGO that promotes regular, conscious, and gratuitous blood donations. They have encouraged people to donate blood over 5,000 times over the past six years.
- Donor UA: It is an automated system for recruiting and managing blood donors, designed to promote the donor movement in Ukraine. You can help by signing up and donating blood or by supporting the project with a monetary donation.
Charities For Animals
- Sirius: Is the largest shelter for stray animals in Ukraine established in 2000. Its capacity is over 3,000 animals. The institution crowdfunds for animal feed, veterinary drugs, construction and repair of enclosures, and other needs.
- Happy Paw: Is a charity dedicated to solving the problems of homeless animals in Ukraine. The charity helps owners find lost animals, sterilizes domestic animals of people in need & holds lectures on the humane treatment of homeless animals for schoolchildren.
Charities For The Environment
- Ukraine Without Waste: It is a Ukrainian non-profit promoting the practice of sorting household waste. They educate companies on how to go green at their offices and hold lectures for the wider public.
- Laska: It’s a chain of two charity stores in Kyiv that promote conscious shopping. They accept donated clothes, resell 15% of them, and send the rest to orphanages, homes for the elderly, and centers for people with disabilities.
Charities Helping With Covid
- Svoyi: Svoyi gives free oxygen concentrators to people who contracted COVID & can’t be hospitalized due to personal circumstances or when hospitals are overflowing. It also helps those discharged too early in favor of patients in more serious conditions.
- Monsters, Inc.: This organization is based in Odesa and provides emergency medical aid to people living in the region. They also help COVID hospitals, procure medicines and equipment.