- Free offers
- Second hand
- Various useful services
- Cultural events and leisure programs in cities
Bikes4Refugees provides bicycles for those who need them. On this page, refugees can request a free used bicycle for themselves or a family member.
Ukrainians can get free SIM cards with a €7 balance in any Telia store by showing their Ukrainian passport.
You can get a free Elisa SIM card at the Ukrainian Help Center at Teollisuuskatu 9F: Monday - Saturday from 12.00 to 17.30.
The charity Apuna ry operates in the Helsinki region and helps with food and clothing for those in need. Assistance from Apuna ry includes, among others: women's and children's clothing, footwear, hygiene products, cosmetics, toys, household goods, accessories and equipment for hobbies, food, other goods and products needed for everyday life.
The largest second-hand shop, where you can find sofas, TVs, appliances, bicycles, washing machines, clothes, cutlery, etc. Prices are very affordable, and the goods are usually in good condition.
Help Center in Helsinki distributes free 20€ gift cards for purchases made in Kierrätyskeskus.
Second-hand from the Red Cross in various cities in Finland. There is also an online store in Finnish.
Finnish second-hand shops with a wide range of clothing, including famous brands. There is also a range of kitchen cutlery and home furnishings.
Fida in Tampere offers free clothes to Ukrainians. You just need to show your passport.
Expensive but high-quality second-hand, which offers clothes from brands such as Louis Vuitton, Marimekko, etc.
Various useful services
Offerilla — site with coupons to get a discount on beauty services.
Tori.fi, huuto.net — Finnish OLX, free advertising sites with sections on vacancies, housing, sales of goods, etc.
Facebook marketplace — a section on Facebook where users can place ads for the sale of goods.
Facebook “roskalava” groups — "roskalava" translates as "junk". Search the Facebook group "roskalava + the name of your city". You will find many local groups with ads where people give away things they don't need for free.
Commu App — free mobile application where you can ask for help from people nearby.
Nettiauto — the largest site for buying cars and auto parts.
Moi is the cheapest mobile operator. You can get a package with 6 GB and a speed of 100 Mbps for 9 euros/month or an unlimited package with a speed of 200 Mbps for 18 euros/month.
Elisa has the best coverage and you can get an unlimited package at 200 Mbps for 20 euros/month (the offer is not displayed on their website, but you can call and ask about it).
In general, subscribing to a monthly package is cheaper than prepaid.
If you want to exchange RUB, UAH or BYN, please call in advance 09 68 149 149. Address: Fabianinkatu 12, Helsinki.
Lost something important? Visit their office (inquiries are free), make an online inquiry (4,95€), or call +358 600 41006. However, please note that calling is quite expensive: >1,93 EUR/min+pvm.
Also, they have monthly auctions of lost goods, which no one has recovered. Auctions are held at the public hall in Käpylä, the address Vipusentie 19, 00610 Helsinki. It can be a cheap way to buy something.
- Helsinki (Mon-Fri 10-18): Mäkelänkatu 56, 00510 Helsinki
- Helsinki Central Railway Station (HSL) (Mon-Fri 10-18, Sat 10-16): Elielinaukio 3, Helsinki
- Jyväskylä (currently closed, see Turku office)
- Kouvola (Mon-Fri 10-18): Kouvolankatu 15, 45100 Kouvola
- Tampere (Mon-Fri 10-16): Suvantokatu 10, 33100 Tampere
- Turku (Mon-Fri 9-17): Viilarinkatu 5, 21280 Turku
- Helsinki-Vantaan Airport (Mon-Sun 06-21): Arrivals Hall T2
- Jukka Mäkelä, firstname.lastname@example.org, +358414382580
- Sampo Saari, email@example.com, +358415405170
- Jari Aula, firstname.lastname@example.org, +358407337076
- Eero Balk, email@example.com, +358503511010
Every day between 15:00 - 20:00 with pickup and dropoff to lake and home in the capital region. Contact Mikael via Telegram.
You can travel to several beautiful nature attractions in Finland without spending hours in your car. The backpack and tent travel with you on the train, and you can use the travel time to plan hiking routes, for example.
Serena Water Park offers 50% discount for Ukrainians
HJK — football in Helsinki