Open Letter from Sickness Affinity Group
We support the Open Letter from Sickness Affinity Group to all organisations, individuals and self-organised groups. We hereby call for support for sick, disabled, Deaf and multiply marginalised people in Ukraine as well as for people who want to flee Ukraine.
Sickness Affinity Group are collecting donations for support for sick, disabled and Deaf refugees, for example wheelchairs and medication. You can make a donation using Paypal.
ART & CULTURE
Willkommenskultur Berlin is a platform where artists can find offers of help in Berlin.
GENERAL INFORMATION FOR REFUGEES FROM UKRAINE
The Berlin Senate has listed the most important information on entry, residency status, and assistance services in German, English, Ukrainian, and Russian. www.berlin.de/ukraine/en/arrive
The Instagram account @artistsatrisk provides a valuable collection of resources for artists and cultural workers - residency programs, relocation, temporary housing and much more.
Information fordeaf refugees in Ukrainian, Russian, German, and English, as well as counseling opportunities in sign language(s), can be found via the Instagram channel @deafrefugees_de and the website www.deafrefugees.de.
Vitsche, the new association of young committed Ukrainians* from Berlin, lists demonstrations, helpful information for refugees and possibilities for support in a collection of resources. https://linktr.ee/ukrainehelpberlin
Those who want to help with residencies, guest apartments, guest rooms or other things for Ukrainian artists, colleagues and their families can send the offers to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Zeitgeist der Inklusion association is looking for accessible housing throughout Germany to relocate refugees with disabilities. https://zeitgeist-der-inklusion.de/
Other private accommodation options can be posted and found here:
SUPPORT + DONATIONS FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE FLED FROM UKRAINE TO GERMANY
On the Instagram account @eoto_blackyouth you always find current information on how to support BIPoC fleeing the Ukraine with donations, accommodation and volunteering in Berlin. Monetary donations are also possible through the official Each One Teach One page: www.eoto-archiv.de/spenden/
The Deutsche Gehörlosenbund is collecting donations for the DeafRefugees network to support deaf people who are fleeing and have fled Ukraine by providing helpers and interpreters, initial care, running the website deafrefugees.de and producing information materials: https://www.gofundme.com/f/hilfe-fr-taube-geflchtete-aus-der-ukraine4
The arrival center at Oranienburger Straße 285 can be supported with urgently needed donations in kind. The current needs can be found here: www.adiuto.org/initiative/arrival-center-laf-akuz
The Berliner Tafel is asking for donations of food in its original packaging at several locations throughout Berlin. An overview can be found here. www.berliner-tafel.de/aktuelles/nachrichten/wir-bitten-um-spenden
SUPPORT + DONATIONS FOR PEOPLE IN UKRAINE
The alliance Queere Nothilfe Ukraine is in contact with human rights organizations in Ukraine and collects monetary donations for the urgently needed care or evacuation of queer people. https://altruja.de/nothilfe-ukraine/spende
The Ukrainian self-help organization Fight for Right has launched a fundraising campaign to organize on-site assistance and evacuations for people with disabilities: www.gofundme.com/f/help-disabled-ukrainians
Aktion Deutschland Hilft, the alliance of German aid organizations, is collecting donations for emergency and disaster relief in Ukraine. www.aktion-deutschland-hilft.de/en/donate/donate/
The Polish Institute Berlin collects donations in kind (drugstore items, first aid items, blankets and sleeping bags) daily from 10:00-20:00, which are passed on to the Red Cross in Szczecin. https://instytutpolski.pl/berlin/
Spendenbrücke Ukraine supports people affected by the Ukrainian war and coordinates volunteer work, donations in kind and money. www.spendenbruecke-ukraine.de