A very warm welcome to our new residents from Ukraine, and a sincere thank you to everyone who is working to support and host them.
Information for People from Ukraine
Information for people coming from Ukraine to County Kildare is now available online in both English and Ukrainian at https://kildarecoco.ie/SupportsforUkrainiansinKildare/.
Supporting these efforts
Please note that there are a variety of ways to support these efforts. E.g.
- Purchasing boxes of Sow Now Sunflower seeds in Centra and SuperValu to support the Red Cross Ukraine Crisis Appeal
- donating spare bicycles which can be collected and refurbished by https://rivercycles.com/
- Offering vacant property or spare rooms to people arriving from Ukraine via the Irish Red Cross portal at https://registerofpledges.redcross.ie/#/
To directly support charities working locally and in Ukraine see:
- Irish Red Cross: https://www.redcross.ie/
- Médecins Sans Frontières: https://www.msf.ie/
- Ireland for Ukraine: https://irelandforukraine.ie/
- Organisations listed at https://www.dochas.ie/whats-new/ukraine-how-you-can-help/
The government has provided portals for both individuals and businesses to volunteer or offer their support
- For Individuals to offer their support: https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/d7cf1-how-people-can-help/
- For Businesses to offer their support: https://www.gov.ie/en/service/9d222-irelands-humanitarian-response-to-ukraine-crisis-how-businesses-can-help/
Please contact us with any other information that might be useful to add to this page.