Ukraine Donation Collection Points

Many local people and organisations have set up collection points for donations. Please check opening hours and make sure that local shops have room to accept donations before travelling.

Dumfries Egremont Workington Cockermouth
Penrith Cleator Moor Maryport Aspatria
Kendal Carlisle



Charities and efforts beyond the county

The Disaster Emergency Committee are working with local partners to provide food, water, shelter and medical assistance to those in Ukraine. The UK Government will match donations of up to £20 million from the public.

The UNHCR Refugee Agency has issued an emergency appeal to help secure the safety and shelter of Ukrainian refugees.

British-Ukrainian Aid – supports people suffering from the war and humanitarian crisis in Ukraine by aligning UK and Ukrainian efforts.

The Voices of Children foundation provides immediate aid to affected families. They also work with children to help them recover from the psychological traumas of war.

Medecins sans Frontieres are active on Ukraine’s borders to support those fleeing, as well as delivering medical supplies into the country. They are setting up emergency response activities in Ukraine, as well as sending teams to the nearby areas of Poland, Moldova, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia to assist refugees.