We are a U.S. based non-profit dedicated to delivering critical help in Ukraine by providing humanitarian aid as needs evolve, refugee support and a focus on recovery and reconstruction.

Standing with Ukraine

Ukraine Friends, a mission of 501c3 Worldwide Friends, is a U.S.-based organization founded as an emergency response to Russia’s unjustified aggression against Ukraine. We deliver critical help on the ground by providing humanitarian aid as needs evolve, always focused on being thoughtful and deliberate in our approach and ensuring complete transparency to our donors.


Our focus


Our focus is to provide the critical aid
necessary for the people of Ukraine to
survive. We are both nimble and tactical,
providing help where it is needed the most
in an effective and efficient way.

Refugee Support

Our goal is to evacuate refugees and
move them to secure locations. Through
a partnership with AirBnB, we are able
to provide safe, temporary housing for
many of the refugees.


Our objective is to build affordable and
sustainable communities for Ukrainian
refugees. We are committed to provide
the resources needed to rebuild their
lives and communities.

Programs for recovery
& reconstruction

The conflict in Ukraine has displaced millions of people and
caused widespread damage to infrastructure, businesses
and housing. The Ukraine Friends Communities of Hope
Program will focus on developing and designing an inclusive,
diverse and resilient community.

Rachel Ray visits Ukraine.

Renowned television celebrity and chef, Rachel Ray
recently visited Ukraine and witnessed firsthand the
impact the war is having. Bringing toys, IFAKs and
food, she visited orphanages, cooked for the World
Kitchen and spent some time with our very
own co-founder, Teddy Raskin. Click
below to read more about their

Ukraine Friends distributes 23 ambulances, spearheads efforts to expand transport delivery and medical supplies in Ukraine.
The nonprofit Ukraine Friends is partnering with Airbnb to help Ukrainian refugees escape oppressed parts of the country.
Ukraine Friends transport 57 bags of survival kits and IFAKs to the Ukrainian front lines thanks to the help of youth volunteers.
Despite fleeing their own homes, courageous Ukrainian mothers join forces with UkraineFriends to help their community.

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