Information about Ukraine
Thank you to the staff at the Central Library for Suffolk County, Patchogue-Medford Public Library, for putting this list of resources together.
How to Help:
The Afya Foundation is working in partnership with the U.S. Ukraine Foundation and others to support the Ukrainian medical community and refugees seeking aid. Afya’s Disaster Response Hub has been preparing wound care, surgical equipment, and biomedical equipment to be shipped.
Americares is helping deliver aid for families facing crisis in Ukraine and other emergencies around the world.
CARE Ukraine Crisis Fund
Raises money for immediate emergency aid.
Charity Navigator: Ukrainian-Russian Crisis
Lists highly rated charities involved in humanitarian relief, recovery, and peace-building efforts.
Come Back Alive
Come Back Alive is a Kyiv based organization that supports Ukrainian soldiers with immediate necessities, food and supplies.
Doctors Without Borders
An independent and impartial organization committed to providing medical humanitarian assistance to people affected by the war no matter who they are or where they are.
International Committee of the Red Cross
The Ukrainian Red Cross is helping people affected by the conflict as the security situation allows, providing first aid and psychosocial support. Red Cross Societies in surrounding countries, with support from the IFRC, are assisting people leaving Ukraine with shelter, basic aid items and health services.
Save the Children’s Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund
Save the Children’s Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund can help provide children and families with immediate aid, such as food, water, hygiene kits, psychosocial support and cash assistance.
Sunflowers of Peace
Raises money to prepare first aid backpacks for doctors and paramedics.
U.S. Ukraine Foundation
Donations to the U.S. Ukraine Foundation go to social and humanitarian programs, refugees, Operation “Ukraine AirLIFT” and the Kyiv Rotary Refugee Initiative.
Learn About Ukraine:
The Russian Invasion of Ukraine: Resources at the Library of Congress
Directs visitors to resources on understanding the situation in Ukraine.
Ukraine’s history and its centuries-long road to independence (Ali Rogin, Morgan Till, PBS)
Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard University (HURI)
The leading academic institution in the United States dedicated to the support of scholarship and the dissemination of knowledge about Ukraine and its neighboring countries of Eastern Europe.
United with Ukraine (U.S. Department of State
The Ukrainian Museum
222 East 6th Street (bet. 2nd and 3rd Aves.) New York, NY 10003
The Ukrainian Museum is the largest museum in the U.S. committed to acquiring, preserving, exhibiting, and interpreting articles of artistic or historic significance to the rich cultural heritage of Ukrainians
Pysanky (Ukrainian Egg Decorating):
Pysanky | Through Our Parents’ Eyes (University of Arizona)
Pysanky: The Beautiful Tradition of Ukrainian Easter Eggs and How to Make Your Own (Jessica Stewart, My Modern Met)
Ukrainian Egg Decorating Takes a Modern Twist (Jessica Messier, Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
Eggs and Art – The Tradition of Pysanky (STAR Net)
Local Donation Sites
Holy Family Ukrainian Catholic Church
225 N. 4th Street, Lindenhurst, NY 11757
**Currently accepting monetary donations only**