Community Giving

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HOW CAN I HELP?

In light of the recent events across the world, we want to help our donors in making gifts to support those affected and it can be difficult to navigate which organizations to trust and that are truly helping those in need. Please refer to the list below to learn more about organizations that are doing this important work to support and rebuild.

Grants from a donor advised fund can be made to any of these organizations. To access your fund to make a gift, click here. Direct contributions may also be made to the organizations through the appropriate link below.

If you have any questions, please email us at programs@communitygiving.org.


Resources

You can click on any of the highlighted text below to be directed to their website for more information.

Alight - Formerly known as the American Refugee Committee, Alight is an open family of organizations that works closely with refugees, trafficked persons, and economic migrants, to co-design solutions that help them build full and fulfilling lives.

Ukraine Response


American Red Cross - The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides comfort to victims of disasters; supplies about 40% of the nation's blood; and distributes international humanitarian aid. They are often first on the scene in times of natural disasters.

Ukraine Relief


CARE - CARE works around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social justice. They seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and all people live with dignity and security.

Emergency in Ukraine


Catholic Relief Services - Catholic Relief Services is the official overseas relief and development agency of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and a member of Caritas Internationalis.

Supporting Families Affected in Ukraine

Center for Disaster Philanthropy - The Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP) is the only full-time resource dedicated to helping donors maximize their impact by making more intentional disaster-related giving decisions. They have established a number of active recovery funds to support those who are in need.

Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Recovery Fund


Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) - Lutheran Disaster Response collaborates with other disaster response organizations and religious entities in the United States and around the world.

Eastern Europe Crisis Response


Give 2 Asia - Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Give2Asia is an international nonprofit that serves as a strategic partner and ally working on the ground in more than 23 countries across the Asia Pacific.

Ukraine Crisis Response Fund


GlobalGiving - GlobalGiving is a nonprofit that supports other nonprofits by connecting them to donors and companies. Since 2002, we've helped trusted, community-led organizations from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe (and hundreds of places in between) access the tools, training, and support they need to make our world a better place.

Ukraine Crisis Relief Fund


Impact Ukraine - Impact Ukraine work with churches, pastors, and other organizations in Ukraine to support humanitarian needs. Board members have been in partnerships and served on various Minnesota-based Ukraine ministries and organizations such as Love Lift Ukraine, Converge North Central, Shepard’s Foundation, Camp Maximum, Refuge Church in Willmar, and The Journey North Community Church in Baxter.


International Rescue Committee - The International Rescue Committee (IRC) helps people affected by humanitarian crises—including the climate crisis—to survive, recover and rebuild their lives. Founded at the call of Albert Einstein in 1933, the IRC is now at work in over 40 crisis-affected countries as well as communities throughout Europe and the Americas.

Crisis in Ukraine


Project Hope - Founded in 1958, Project HOPE is a renowned global health and humanitarian relief organization. Their work addresses the world’s greatest public health challenges, transforming lives and uplifting communities.

Crisis in Ukraine


Salvation Army World Service Office - The Salvation Army has responded to numerous natural disasters, transportation accidents, civil unrest situations and terrorist attacks. By providing beverages, meals, and emotional and spiritual care to first responders and survivors, The Salvation Army strives to bring hope and healing to people who find themselves in the midst of extremely difficult situations.

Ukraine Disaster and Refugee Relief


Samaritan's Purse - Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world.

Ukraine in Crisis


Save the Children - Save the Children is an international non-profit founded by Eglantyne Jebb, over 100 years ago. They are active in over 100 countries and were the world’s first international charity for children.

Ukraine Crisis


World Central Kitchen - Founded in 2010 by Chef José Andrés, World Central Kitchen (WCK) is first to the frontlines, providing meals in response to humanitarian, climate, and community crises while working to build resilient food systems with locally led solutions. WCK has served more than 60 million fresh meals to people impacted by natural disasters and other crises around the world.

Chefs for Ukraine