Humanitarian Organizations Assisting Ukraine

The charitible organizations listed are 4-star, 501(c)(3) offering aid during the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Links take you to their website, where you can read more to be assured your donation goes to Ukrainians.

Save The Children is a global nonprofit dedicated to supporting child health and education around the world. Its organizing additional support for Ukrainian refugees, building on eight years of work supporting the 2.9 million people, including over 400,000 children, who already required humanitarian assistance in the country.

Currently operating a travel and aid center in Medyka, Poland on the Ukrainian border, the organization uses donations to pay for 100% of refugee travel assistance, housing in Poland and other countries, and necessities, including food, water, medicine and medical equipment needed in a war zone. Handed off to Polish partners the aid is deliverrd throughout Ukraine.

UNICEF is on the ground supporting families fleeing Ukraine. Your donation goes directly to UNICEF's work providing "nutrition, education, safe drinking water, sanitation and protection for children and families," according to the organization.

Started by chef Jose Andres, World Central Kitchen is delivering warm meals to refugees and displaced people at various Ukraine border crossings. The initiative, originally delivering meals at a 24-hour border crossing, is preparing to support refugee centers in Poland and Romania.

War has broken out in Ukraine. Lives have been lost, livelihoods destroyed while humanitarian needs are multiplying. WFP has launched an emergency operation in response to the crisis and aims to reach over 3 million people inside Ukraine. Meanwhile, WFP are setting up operations in neighboring countries to facilitate delivery of food assistance into Ukraine.

Nova Ukraine is dedicated to raising awareness about Ukraine and providing emergency humanitarian aid to Ukraine. Nova Ukraine work closely with non-profits and volunteers focused on helping Ukraine.

Razom was born out of the Revolution of Dignity in 2014 when millions of people worked together risking their lives to build a better future for Ukraine. Those who were unable to be in Ukraine during this time, created Razom, which means "together" in Ukrainian, to help the movement from abroad. Today Razom is focused on purchasing critical medical supplies with a volunteer procurement & logistics team that gets them to Ukraine.

Founded in 2014 to support those in Ukraine affected by war and the Russian annexation of Crimea. Currently, the organization is hosting an online fundraiser to purchase first aid kits and other emergency supplies for those still within Ukraine, as well as other critical aid for refugees.

Global Giving is an international nonprofit that connects charitable campaigns to donors around the world. The organization started the Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund to support both short- and long- term humanitarian aid to Ukrainian refugees. Donations will go towards shelter, food, and clean water for refugees, as well as health and psychosocial support, education, and economic assistance.

Vostok SOS is a Ukrainian-based, humanitarian aid organization partnering with a German-Swiss nonprofit Libereco to help evacuate Ukrainian refugees out of the country. As a volunteer-run nonprofit, Vostok SOS helps deliver medical and humanitarian aid to local people, evacuate vulnerable people, and provide tailored trauma support in the aftermath of shelling.

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) provides humanitarian medical assistance around the world. Teams on the ground in Ukraine have suspended their routine work and are instead preparing emergency medical supplies for the ongoing conflict. They are organizing in neighboring countries to provide refugee assistance.

The International Rescue Committee is providing assistance to those in Ukraine, and neighboring countries like Poland, sheltering Ukrainian refugees. Donations go to the organization's global mission to provide food, hygiene and medical supplies, and other emergency resources for refugees.

You can find more nonprofits and international organizations supporting those affected by the conflict on the Charity Navigator website.