If you are looking to support Ukraine, here are some ways you can in and around Seattle.
From donations to volunteer opportunities, organizations like the Ukrainian Association of Washington State are gathering supplies, hosting rallies and more to support Ukraine. Some additional organizations are:
- Ukrainian Community Center of Washington
- World Relief Seattle
- Lutheran Community Services Northwest
Winery Tinte Cellars is collecting donations for local nonprofits Ukrainian Association of Washington State and the International Ministry of Charity Emmanuel. They are accepting new, unopened items only — no used/gently used items. Items needed in order of importance are:
- Non-perishable food items in original packaging with expiration April 1, 2023, or later ONLY
- Baby formula - expiration April 1, 2023, or later ONLY
- Gauze roll dressing
- Elastic bandage rolls (like ace wrap)
- Cohesive bandage rolls
- Shampoo, conditioner, body soap
- Pads and tampons
- Toothbrushes & toothpaste - expiration April 1, 2023, or later ONLY
- Adult diapers
- Underwear – adult and youth
- Socks – adult and youth
- Sleeping bags
Donations are being accepted through April 24. All details on how to donate can be found online.
Support Ukrainian-owned businesses
Amazing Seattle-based small business resource Intentionalist shared three Ukrainian woman-owned businesses on Instagram for International Women's Day:
- Katya's Bakery in Everett
- La Cherie Bakery in Redmond
- Pie Style in Auburn
Buy to support
Tutta Bella is donating proceeds from sales of the Peremoha Cocktail ($12) to Razom for Ukraine, a nonprofit supporting the people of Ukraine.
The Pink Door created a Standing with Ukraine cocktail and $1 from each drink sold will be matched and sent to the World Central Kitchen.
Sinclair Broadcast Group is teaming up with the American Red Cross and the International Federation Red Cross to provide aid to victims of the war in Ukraine and neighboring countries, many of which are hosting refugees.
Sinclair will match every dollar donated, up to $50,000. Sinclair is fundraising on behalf of the Global Red Cross to support the delivery of emergency aid, such as providing food, fuel, medical supplies and first aid training support to those in Ukraine and others seeking safety in neighboring countries.