Is there anything we can do to help?
When BBN set out to build a more substantial presence in Central Europe, like the rest of the world, we could not have foreseen the desperate situation in Ukraine.
The fact that we have six partners on the frontline of this conflict brings BBN agencies from around the world closer to the stark reality of what is happening. Seeing the destruction and the grief inflicted on the Ukrainian people on television heightens a sense of futility – ‘is there anything I can do to help?’ This causes many people to think they have limited ability to influence the situation. But that is not the case; you CAN help.
This conflict is a global one. This tragedy not only affects part of Europe but progressively the whole world. 7.7million Ukrainian people have been fleeing the affected areas. Most of them are women with children and elderly people seeking help west of their country. 5.6 million refugees have fled Ukraine altogether, the majority to neighbouring countries. They arrive with only the essentials, but above all, hoping that they will soon return home and be reunited with their husbands, fathers, sons, and elderly parents. In the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovak Republic, Hungary, Romania and Moldova, humanitarian aid projects are in place – contact centres, accommodation centres or collections of material and medical aid for refugees. For now, this is where we can help the most.
BBN’s mission toward being good global citizens has compelled us to seek broader support. BBN partners have raised over €25,000 collectively, but we can still do more with your help.
Please urge your colleagues and friends to donate, however small, so that we can continue to support the refugee centres in the Czech Republic, where our partner Marco can direct your donation to the best effect.
We thank you from the bottom of our hearts.
BBN supports Ukraine
Please donate, however small, so that we can continue to support the refugee centres in the Czech Republic. We have set up a donation agreement directly with the South Moravian Governor's office and the funds we raise will cover the expenses related to operating the Regional Assistance Centre for Ukrainian refugees.