We are looking at ways in which we, as a church community of many different nationalities, can stand in solidarity with the people of Ukraine in the present crisis.
We would like to focus our activities in two main areas:
1) Through contacts of Sheila, our pianist, with the police force of Ukraine. Since the invasion, the police in Ukraine have become the first port of call for many thousands in distress. The police force, in effect, have become social workers. We want to direct our charitable giving through a trusted charity foundation that will ensure our donations go directly to where they are needed most!
Your donations will go directly to purchase equipment and materials desperately needed by the Ukrainian Police Force, so that they can better serve the people they are helping.
You can make EURO donations to " Turbota Co Ukrainian Charity Foundation" using the following bank account:
Recipient: Turobota Co Ukrainian Charity Foundation
IBAN Code (non-SEPA! Additional fees may apply!): UA963026890000026009055376675
Name of the bank: JSC CB "PRIVATBANK"
Вank address: 1D HRUSHEVSKOHO STR., KYIV, 01001, UKRAINE
Bank SWIFT Code: PBANUA2X
Please designate your donation "ESM Ukraine Appeal", if possible. We are currently working to clarify account details for German bank accounts of the same charity.
2) On the "home front" there is the pressing need for refugee support with accommodation here in Berlin. If you could host refugees, or know of anyone able and willing to do so, please email: email@example.com.