April 14, 2022 | Stories

Ukraine Humanitarian Fund

Ukraine Humanitarian Fund
Photo by Janos Kummer

In order to join the effort that so many have been putting forth to help Ukraine and those affected, the Community Foundation for San Benito County opened the Ukraine Humanitarian Fund. The fund's purpose is to direct donations to organizations providing services and relief efforts to the people of Ukraine. After much consideration, the Community Foundation has selected three nonprofits to be granted $3,000 with the donations received from this fund to date.

The Community Foundation’s Ukraine Humanitarian Fund is still open to receive donations. The conflict is not over, and the people in Ukraine still require assistance. Donate now and your gift will provide continued support to these nonprofits.

Make an online donation, or write a check payable to CFFSBC with “Ukraine Fund” in the memo and drop if off or send it to our address at 440 San Benito Street, Hollister, CA 95023.

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World Central Kitchen (WCK) sets up food kitchens within Ukraine and surrounding areas where refugees are located. WCK buys and cooks local ingredients to Ukraine in order to help support their economy and provide meals to vulnerable communities.

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forPEACE works by networking with organizations already within Ukraine. forPEACE offers these organization the funds and resources they need to help continue helping their people. Areas deeper within Ukraine are not adequately provided with supplies, and forPEACE works to help organize the transport of aid to the communities that may be lacking.

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Ukraine Red Cross (Red Crescent) was selected for a grant in order to support their immediate aid and resources to those affected and/or injured by any of the armed conflict and its aftermath.