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St Catherine's Community Support for the families of Ukraine

We act for Peace

One of the incredible strengths of St Catherine's community is the way our families respond to, care and support those in need. Thank you to our school community who have responded quickly to the call for action to make a difference in the lives of those impacted in this crisis.

 

Together We Can Make A Difference!

There are many organisations outside of the St Catherine's community that currently require assistance for the crisis in Ukraine. We have listed some of the ways you can support below and we ask you to please share your resources on this page ( e-mail developmentoffice@stcatherines.gr)

Students are supporting 'Doctors of the World'!

Upper School Students are organising a Bake Sale to support 'Doctors of the World' in support of the Ukrainian families and all the children. Thank you for helping them to help others!

IB Collection for Ukraine

IB students led a collection of items to help Ukrainian families during the last week before the spring break. Thank you so much for your help and support!

St Catherine's & PTSA Drive for the Humanitarian Crisis in Ukraine

Thank you to the whole school community for coming together to support the families of Ukraine

through the Όλοι Μαζί Μπορούμε initiative.

Thank you to the PTSA for organising the school collection and picking up carloads of items last week.

We will keep you updated with other initiatives where you can participate!

Information Resources

Together we act for peace and we can make a difference


Please share your resources and suggestions with the developmentoffice@stcatherines.gr and we will continue to provide you with updates

The Greek Red Cross

On the field is the Red Cross, which helps people affected by the fighting and supports the work of the Ukrainian Red Cross. Donations to the Red Cross will help provide food, water, medicine and accommodation for those in need. The Ε.Ε.Σ., appeals to those who wish to contribute financially, to deposit their donations in the following bank account:

  • Bank: EUROBANK
  • Beneficiary: Hellenic Red Cross
  • No. Accounting : 0026.0240.30.0201205013
  • IBAN: GR2602602400000300201205013
  • Reason: "Ukraine"

Information on the phones: 210 36 09 825 and 210 36 11 425

At the same time, Ε.Ε.Σ. collects food (evaporated milk, baby milk powder, canned food of all types, cereals, nuts, flour, pasta, etc.)  to be offered to the victims.

Meeting Point: Headquarters of Ε.Ε.Σ. Lykavittou 1, Kolonaki, Central Warehouse Ε.Ε.Σ. Astros 111 113, Kolonos (Monday to Friday, 7: 30-14: 30, Tel: 210 5147300).

UNICEF


UNICEF prioritizes the safety of children, especially those who have been separated from their families.

UNICEF has already ensured the safe transport of drinking water by truck to conflict-affected areas and provides humanitarian and psychosocial emergency care. At the same time, it works with municipalities to ensure that this assistance reaches the children and families in need immediately. War is not a choice of any child and never in his interest. "Help us to protect children in Ukraine." You can  donate to the UNICEF ​​website to support Unicef ​​humanitarian aid in Ukraine.

Click here for more information and donations.


International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Help the International Rescue Committee send vital supplies to displaced children and families.

https://www.rescue.org/

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency

In light of the rapidly evolving humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, UNHCR is working with authorities, UN agencies, internally displaced community groups and partners to provide humanitarian assistance wherever we can.

"We are on the ground in Ukraine, and we will stay and deliver for those who need us for as long as we can." they mention in the UNHCR website. Visit the official
link for more information and donations.

Médecins Sans Frontières

As hundreds of thousands of families flee Ukraine, Médecins Sans Frontières is working feverishly to deal with the emergency in Ukraine. If you would like to support the action and crucial work of "Doctors Without Borders" by strengthening the emergency fund, please go to the website https://msf.gr/epeigon and make a donation.

The "Other Man" Social Kitchen

The social kitchen "The Other Man" organises an action of solidarity, in order to express its solidarity with the people of Ukraine. On March 15, the social kitchen "The Other Man" will start the journey from Kerameikos to Ukraine. As they inform in a relevant video on social media, they ask for food, which will be posted on a list, but also volunteers who would travel.

For financial support:

Paypal:  https://www.paypal.me/oallosanthropos  ( With note "For Ukraine" )

National Bank

IBAN GR7801100840000008460940235

PANAGOULA M. POLYCHRONOPOULOU
SWIFT / BIC: ETHNGRAA.

For the supply of essential items:

Every day at the  'House of the Other Man' , 109 Alexander the Great, in Kerameikos.

Lemon Tree Trust: Standing with Ukraine

Take part in our #SunflowerSolidarity campaign

We stand in solidarity with the people of Ukraine and with all people who have been forced to flee their homes.⁣ We believe every person has the right to feel safe; to live freely, without the threat of violence or persecution.⁣ We have found that gardens and the act of gardening can help bring us together and share common ground.⁣

The sunflower is the national flower of Ukraine. ⁣⁣Gardener to gardener we invite you to sow a sunflower seed, nurture it and enjoy it. Plant one for yourself, and consider planting one for someone unable to sow the seeds they had so looked forward to nurturing this spring.

If you’re planting with children or want a fun activity to bring the seed sowing to life, you might like our Lenny Lemon ‘sunflower pot people’ activity sheet, created in conjunction with the Royal Horticultural Society. It’s ideal for families and classroom settings and a range of age groups.

Click here for more information

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