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What you can do to help people in Ukraine

Due to the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, people urgently require help and shelter. Holidu would like to provide help by putting together an overview of resources: for those willing to donate money and for vacation rental hosts or apartment and homeowners who are eager to help.

If you are looking for ways to provide support to Ukraine and the Ukrainian people, here are 2 things you can do to help.

  1. Donate
  2. Offer temporary shelter


Your donation can help provide children and families with immediate aid, such as food, water, hygiene kits, psychosocial support and cash assistance.

Below you can find a list of organizations you can donate money to so you can support Ukrainians in the most relevant way for you:

Red Cross
This organization helps Ukrainians with emergency assistance such as food, water, other essential items and supports hospitals and healthcare facilities with medical equipment.
Languages: EN, FR, ES, PT, DE, IT

This organization helps Ukrainian children who were forced to flee their homes with hygiene products, towels and blankets, first aid kits, and other supplies.

This organization provides life-saving shelter to families who were forced to flee their homes. It provides them with blankets, mattresses, and other supply items.
Languages: most EU languages

Malteser International
This organization collects and distributes supplies, including medicine, cots, blankets, and food among other things, to Ukrainians who had to flee their homes.
Languages: EN, DE, FR

Vostok SOS
This organization helps Ukrainians evacuate their country, provides humanitarian aid and psychosocial support.
Languages: EN, UA

Voices of Children
This organization helps Ukrainian children affected by the war with psychological support.
Languages: EN, DE, ES, UA

This organization helps Ukrainians with food, water, hygiene kits, psychosocial support and cash assistance, prioritizing women and girls, families, and the elderly.
Languages: EN

Offer temporary shelter

If you can provide secure accommodation, be it a room or an entire apartment, please register with the following services:

Unterkunft Ukraine
A platform for connecting people from Ukraine with hosts who offer accommodation.
Languages: EN, UA, PL, DE

Offer your home for free or at a discounted rate to help people in need. All you have to do is provide a comfortable bed and some basic amenities for stays that can range from a few days to a few weeks. Airbnb.org works with non-profit organizations that not only verify that refugees are eligible for free housing, but also provide support before, during and after their stay. Airbnb provides hosts with all-round protection called AirCover, which includes liability insurance and property damage protection up to USD 1 million each.

A platform for Germany where you can offer an entire apartment or a spare room. Tenants will be verified, and IDs/passports checked. No minimum rental period required.
Languages: DE, EN

We Help Ukraine
This platform offers the possibility to not only help with housing, but also medical and psychological care, as well as logistics, legal and financial support, local language classes or by providing a workplace for Ukrainian people.
Languages: EN, RU, UA

United for Ukraine
United for Ukraine is developed by volunteers for the purposes of providing information and facilitating access to humanitarian assistance for people affected by the crisis in Ukraine.
Languages: EN, UA

Host 4 Ukraine
This is a platform where people can offer help by providing living space - be it a house, room, bed or couch.
Languages: EN, UA

Ukraina Services
This platform provides the possibility of providing assistance of all kinds for refugees - transportation, accommodation, legal aid, psychological support and much more.
Languages: EN, UA, PL

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