- How can you support Ukrainians?
- Who are our partners?
- Humanitarian support 🎗
- Information support for Ukrainians 💡
- Housing 🏠
- Food 🥗
- Language 🗣
- Jobs 🤝
- Psychological Support 💛
- Community Support 🧑🤝🧑
- Healthcare 🚑
- How can you support us?
How can you support Ukrainians?
The best way to help Ukrainians is to support our partners, they provide support for Ukrainians in Finland in many different ways. Check the list below and find the most comfortable way for you to contribute.
Who are our partners?
Our partners are various NGOs and for-profit organisations who support FinUA and help Ukrainians in many different ways. We developed cooperation with each of our partners and know them personally. As the result we have a lot of trust in them and feel confident recommending them.
Humanitarian support 🎗
Those three heroic organizations provide humanitarian support for people at the frontline in Ukraine. You can help them by donating money or goods.
ZeroLine has delivered >1M€ in support to Ukraine since the first day of the war. They deliver necessary stuff based on verified requests, source material efficiently, and report on outcomes. Donate once or monthly: https://www.zeroline.fi/donate/
Your Finnish Friends
Your Finnish Friends (YFF) supports Ukraine's frontline and peace through fundraising, smart supply distribution, and reliable transportation. YFF gets it right by asking the people of Ukraine directly what they need, ensuring that every resource counts.
With a focus on essentials like military equipment and materials that improve everyday life, YFF delivers help where it's needed most. Supplies go straight to Ukraine, guaranteeing a reliable destination. Donate here: https://www.yourfinnishfriends.org/en/nain-voit-auttaa
AutaUkrainaa is the first and the only project directly working with Posti to get, deliver and distribute humanitarian aid to Ukrainians in Finland and outside. We are proud to partner with them and especially with the founder Mikko Laine. Donate money, clothes and other necessary goods.
Information support for Ukrainians 💡
House of Helsinki
House of Helsinki’s project Refufin 2023-2025 is aimed at providing guidance, counselling, and support services to Ukrainian refugees in Finland. Their volunteers are currently responding in chat, contributing to the development of services and helping to find solutions to various problems for Ukrainians.
You can help by becoming a volunteer, doing good and receiving a multitude of personal and professional benefits that can enrich your life in countless ways. Join today: https://www.houseofhelsinki.fi/infoforukrainians/volunteers
Suomen Pakolaisapu helps Ukrainian refugees in Finland by giving them advice, directing them to the right services and supporting them towards working life. Join as a volunteer: https://pakolaisapu.fi/vapaaehtoistyo/ or help by donating any amount you feel comfortable with: https://pakolaisapu.fi/lahjoitus/
Kotimajoitusverkosto (Home Accommodation Network)
The goal of Home Accommodation Network is that more asylum seekers and Ukrainians receiving temporary protection in Finland can choose to live in a home stay instead of a reception center.
Currently, there is a huge demand for housing and both short-and longterm accommodation providers are needed especially in the great Helsinki area. Join as a host today and form life-long friendships with Ukrainians! Read more about hosting: https://kotimajoitusverkosto.fi/en/about-home-accommodation/for-the-host-of-home-stay/
Using ResQ means discovering new restaurants, cafeterias and grocery stores at around 50% discount and creating a more sustainable environment while at it. Download the app and start saving food!
Opeton is your AI language teacher. Learn by chatting, get instant feedback, make learning a routine and become a confident speaker.
If you’re a company looking for new talents, check out the following partners👇
They have an impressive track record of training and employing 100+ individuals in 100+ companies in the Nordics and Baltics, while diversifying the tech industry. Provide meaningful job opportunities and find your international talent: https://www.herizon.io/herizon-for-companies
The Shortcut offers events, coaching, and training programs to help immigrants create a meaningful career and make an impact. Hire international talent: https://theshortcut.org/partners/kavot-international-talent/
Startup Refugees is a non-profit organization that supports refugees, asylum seekers, and immigrants in employment and entrepreneurship.
If you can offer something concrete to support the fast integration and inclusion of newcomers through work and entrepreneurship, join the crew! Offer opportunities to support them.
Arffman is Finland's largest private provider of employment services and an integration trainer for immigrants with 30 years of experience. They help immigrants with career development, teaching Finnish language and finding meaningful work opportunities. Offer jobs and/or mentorship for new talents: https://www.arffman.fi/palvelumme/yrityksille/
Ukko.fi offers bookkeeping and financial management, with or without a business ID.
FREE.fi offers a trustworthy invoicing platform for light entrepreneurs and manages bookkeeping. Send your invoice as a light entrepreneur and get paid.
Psychological Support 💛
Fenix Finland Ry is a non-profit mental health association that offers free psychological support and guidance to refugees from Ukraine, helping with mental health, well-being and integration. You can support by joining as a member by donating 30e/year (private person) or 100e/year (organization). https://www.fenixfinland.fi/liitykannatusjäseneksi
You can also join as a volunteer: https://www.fenixfinland.fi/tulevapaaehtoiseksi
Community Support 🧑🤝🧑
Commu is a free mobile app where you can give and ask for help in your nearby area. Give and ask for help, talk and listen, and volunteer! You can offer your help for Ukrainians in many ways, such as giving food aid, donating clothes and furniture, and helping to get their daily life together in Finland. Offer your support: https://commuapp.fi/en/help-ukrainians-in-finland/
Provide help directly to Ukrainians with Commu App
Use our partners Commu App to provide help to Ukrainians nearby. You can give food aid, donate clothes and furniture, offer a ride to shops, offices, to take a passport photo or the airport, help with filling in documents and applications, help find day-care centres, schools, libraries, Kela , TE Office, etc.
After registering in Commu and verifying email address, select "Offer to help", then "Ukrainian crisis" and create your offering. You can also look what people are currently needing.
💁🏻 Other ways to Help
Pro Ukraina website contains all the information you can find about possible ways you can help Ukrainians.
How can you support us?
You can support us by:
→ Providing us with the information that can be published on the website, send it to email@example.com
→ Becoming a volunteer - email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
→ Becoming a partner - email us at email@example.com
→ Attending our events - stay tuned for our updates!