Helping Hand for Ukraine
We cannot stay silent in the Ukraine invasion matters. We can not be blind to the injustice that the Ukrainian people are passing daily. Helping Hand for Ukraine
It is almost unbelievable that in 2022 we have a combat war on the outskirts of Europe. Innocent people have been displaced and killed, and fundamental human rights have been violated since the invasion.
This situation creates a massive refugee crisis for which Europe is not prepared. So, for that reason, we all must land a helping hand.
We created a space where we would share initiatives we come across daily. No matter how small or big the initiatives are or in what capacity anyone can help, we encourage all who read this article to participate in any convenient way.
Based in Switzerland, we will start with the country’s initiatives and include some from abroad.
Please follow us daily as we will update info as they come to us.
07/04 Expedia Group is offering fast-tracked job opportunities with work permit sponsorships and relocation packages to Ukrainians who have been displaced or impacted by the current attacks.
Expedia Group stands with all those fleeing war and violence around the world, You can directly fill the form by following the link
03/04 Check our jobs for Ukrainian refugees, a website created by a group of young Ukrainians who figured out how to give a hand
25/03 One more very smart and useful website helping refugees find accommodation internationally. icanhelp.host Its just inspiring seeing so many countries being ready to help.
25/03 Wonderfull initiative for Ukraine help with trauma, anxiety, stress. A small Facebook group offering the hand of emotional support for those in need
Amazin initiative 17/03
In just three days, two Harvard students, Avi Schiffmann and Marco Burstein, launched the website https://www.ukrainetakeshelter.com/
, a website in 12 languages where Ukrainian refugees are fleeing war can immediately find hosts with free rooms, apartments unused in resorts, big or small cities or school dorms.
Our full respect to those amazing young people!
Vodafone Initiative for easy employment od Ukranien Refugies 14/03
As part of Vodafone’s response to helping those affected by the war in Ukraine, they launched a programme to offer fast-track employment to Ukrainians and other nationals displaced by the crisis.
Vodafone is reaching out to those who’ve had to leave Ukraine to find safety in other countries, to let them know that we have opportunities available across Vodafone, and we will accelerate them through our usual application, assessment, and interview processes.
If you or someone you know is a Ukrainian or other national displaced by the crisis, please take the first step:
If you’re seeking work, let them know your interest by completing a simple registration, and one of their recruiters will contact you very soon to discuss potential job matches.
Vodafone is doing everything to support relocation and provide as much help as possible in the frameworks of local governments.
Find out more here: https://lnkd.in/dSjHArgV
Unfortunately, Switzerland is not on the list of supported countries, but many other European countries are on the list. So let’s share the initiative and help!
A marvellous initiative organized by some young and bright students from St. Gallen University 10/03
In Support of Ukrainian Refugees
KUNSTHAUS Zurich, March 15th 2022
You can lend a helping hand by donating or simply attending the concert!
A few more initiatives were gathered from a Linkedin Post from a private individual Floow the link for more references 08/03
International Committee of the Red Cross – Ukraine (helps people affected by war): https://lnkd.in/gnUuHtMa
Voices of Children – Ukraine (support children affected by the war): https://voices.org.ua/en/
Support the Doctors – Ukraine (medical supplies for doctors & hospitals in Ukraine): https://lnkd.in/g7scakBQ
Another bunch of great initiatives offering Accommodation for Ukrainian refugees. 04/03
Hospitality for Ukraine – visit website
Claudbeds initiative #hospitalityhelps – visit website
Airbnb: Supporting refugees fleeing Ukraine – visit website
Facebook Group – Accommodation, Help & Shelter for Ukraine – visit website
Facebook Group – Host A Sister – visit website
Facebook Group – Transport a Sister – visit website
HomeToGo – Ukraine Crisis Relief – visit website
Big companies in our industry, around the world, are offering help to refugees from Ukraine. 03/03
WIZZ Air is committed to helping Ukrainian refugees reach their destination, wherever that may be. That’s why we’re providing 100,000 free seats on short-haul flights departing from Ukraine’s neighbouring countries (Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, and Romania) in March.
Another great initiative, helping Ukrainian refugees find short or longer-term, accommodation. 03/03
By visiting the link, you can fill up the online form, to get help and further info from the organization. the online form at the moment is only in German, but they work on it to make it multilingual.
Sometimes help can be offered in many different forms. So paid internship for Students from Ukraine is one great way to help. 01/03
St Gallen Helps Ukraine – donation collection 28/02
From March 1st until Armistice
Location: Güterbahnhofstrasse 8, 9000 St. Gallen (Hector event hall)
Target date: First shipment to Botscha@ Bern – Monday, March 7, 2022
Opening times: Mon – Fri 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m
Sat-Sun 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m
Contact: Instagram @st.gallen_helps_ukraine
Come by during opening hours
Equipment and Products needed:
A list from the Ukrainian embassy in Bern:
Military and Medical Equipment: Portable defibrillators, Tourniquets, Emergency Bandages (Israël Bandages), Occlusion bandages, Antiseptics, Sodium Chloride (in plastic), Stand for droppers, Peripheral venous catheters, Sewing materials, Basic surgical instruments, (Haemostats, Forceps, Scalpels,…) for primary wound care, Bandages, Painkillers, First aid kits, Ambulances military, Hard hat, Body armour/mail armour, Thermal aluminium foil, Car first aid kit; medication, pain agents, First aid medication, Sedatives, Dextro Energy Medical, compresses. Sterile and non-sterile gloves, All types of disinfection
Food: dried meat, Baby food, Instant food, Bars, Flour
Textile: Linens, Small pillows, Towels, Dress, Children’s toys small, Children’s painting set small
Electronics: Batteries, Flashlights, Power bank
Hygiene: Hygiene Kit, Tooth cleaning, diapers, Wet wipes, Toilet paper
Miscellaneous: Sleeping bag, Yoga mats
Logistic: Duct tape, Cardboard boxes and other goods
Feel free to drop by during opening hours!
Help with transport by minibus/truck to Bern:
+41 (0)78 89 46 188
A super initiative by Ron Orp Zürich for refugees from #Ukraine
Between 2,000 and 10,000 people from Ukraine are expected to arrive in Switzerland in the next few days. Many of them are looking for a roof over their heads. Do you want to help?
Help can be offered shelter and published on their website. Furthermore, offers of a helping hand are shared with different air organizations and via their newsletter.
They are kindly asking to share their initiative, as more people in need can be helped.
Their essential information refugee resource guide is getting updated by the minute https://docs.google.com/…/17usH2NeuhheEYeYXfVDE…/edit…
Poland Support Center on the Ukraine border has just been set up. It’s already open and ready to receive medicines, humanitarian aid, dry rations and more.
All details are on the website: http://www.helpukraine.center
The list for needed products will be updated in coordination with the Armed Forces of Ukraine and relevant ministries.
Be sure to read the packaging requirements!:
Rampa Brzeska 63, 22-100 Chełm, Poland
PL +48 82 565 01 55
Just send the package to the specified address. Every box should have an extensive label HELP UKRAINE and a sign of what exactly you are sending: medicines, clothes, food, humanitarian aid.
Call Centers for additional questions:
+44 1353 885152
0 800 801 152
+1 855 725 1152
By following the link in the title, you will be transferred to the webpage of the Ukraine Crises Relief Fund.
Ukrainian Embassy in Switzerland
The webpage of the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs is down, so, please follow them on Facebook.
Regarding the collection of humanitarian aid, read below:
VERY IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
Due to high aid revenue, it is essential to CENTRALLY collect and sort the collected before bringing aid to our dips, of representatives. Sort as much as possible to help those who are engaged in assembly.
For an effective collection of humanitarian aid, we ask you not to bring personal assistance to the Embassy of Ukraine in Switzerland (m. Bern) and the Permanent Representation of Ukraine at the UN (m. Geneva). Instead, contact the organized collection points in different cities of Switzerland, from which help will be taken to the dip. Of representatives
– m. Landquart (Canton Graubunden) contact person Anastasia +41 76 593 96 93
– m. Valizellen (Canton Zurich) contact person Inna +41 79 937 90 58 (can also be sent by mail)
– m. Ecublyan (Canton Vo) contact person Irina +41 77 4 307 307
– m. Ash (Canton Zurich) contact persons Vladislava +41 78 697 16 10, Natalia +41 79 305 54 51
– m. Birvil (Canton Aargau) contact person Yaroslav +41787238549
–m. Bule (canton Freiburg) contact person Steph 076 615 61 97
–m. Lauzen (canton Basel) contact Julia 0782611580 (also possible to pick up in Basel if no delivery possible)
– m. Arognyo (Canton Ticino) contact person 076-405-28-56 Julia
–m. Saint-Gallen contact person Alice +41 79 294 79 81
–m. Menziken (Lucern Canton) contact person Julia 076-451-65-70
–s. Rotkroyc (Canton Tsug) contact person Xenia +41774228510
Dear Volunteers, we have two accounts where you can transfer funds to the needs of the Ukrainian military and civilian population of Ukraine:
Account of a representative of the Ukrainian community Ludmilla Zuber
Ukrainian Association in Switzerland
Town group Bern
CH46 0900 0000 6139 4791 7
Account of the Ukrainian-Swiss Business Association Ukrainian-Swiss Business Association
Ukrainian-Swiss Economic Association
Account No./ Account: 254-207367.01Y
OTHER: CH78 0025 4254 2073 6701 Y
UBS Switzerland AG
PO box 9001 Gallen St
National Bank of Ukraine
This is the bank account of the Ukrainian Army. Here you can directly donate funds for the equipment and all necessity that would go state to the army.
New collection point in Nyon!!
Priority to medical supplies
Collection point in Geneva
St Clotilde Church
14 St Clotilde Street
Non-stop 9:30 am to 7 pm
Collection point in Nyon :
33 College Street, Nyon.
Collection date and time:
Tuesday – Wednesday – Thursday and Friday 9 am-7 pm
Phone: 076 822 24 66
Collection point at Pully – Lausanne
Ch of Baths 9, 1009 Pully
Monday 9 am-5 pm and after 7 pm
Tuesday- 9 am-5 pm and after 7 pm
Wednesday 9-1 pm and after 5:30 pm
Thursday 9 am-3 pm and after 6:30 pm
Friday 9 am-3 pm and after 5 pm
Collection point in Montreux
Theatre Street 8
Non-stop 7h a 20h
Avenches collection point
The Freymond Family
IN FRONT of the road of Faubourg 7- drop in front.
1580 Avengers, Phone: 0786649947
Adult diapers, Towels, Socks, Yoga mat, Sleeping bag; Dressings, Disinfectant, Bandages, Backpacks, Travel beds baby, Blankets, Flags, Bathroom laundry, Power bars, Food for the animals; Pèlerines, Front lamp; Medical equipment for perfusion; Mining, Cotton; Medical kit.
The Caravan Without Borders
UBS / WORSHIP : CH77 0021 5215 1076 9401R
Zharity – Civic & Social Organization, Zurich
In light of the recent events in Ukraine, our planned Personal Care Kits collection for refugees this March will be expanded to include additional items needed to help the many new refugees on the EU-Ukrainian border.
Therefore, we ask for donations of personal care items, gently-loved/new bath towels, gently-loved/new sleeping bags, blankets, and sleeping mats. You can also give a financial donation to help purchase more items.
Thank you for your support.
Please live us a comment below with any initiative we have missed. we will be glad to publish them. Also, do not forget to visit often to check the new initiatives and movements. We support Ukraine, we support equality and freedom.
The new initiatives will be added at the beginning of the article as of tomorrow.