Matt Young

Matt's Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal

Fundraising for The British Red Cross Society
raised of £1,500 target
by 25 supporters
Ukraine Crisis Appeal
Campaign by The British Red Cross Society (RCN Eng/Wales 220949,Scot SC037738, IOM 0752, Jers 430)
Ukraine has faced almost eight years of conflict. With recent events, we want to be there for everyone who needs us


What more do I need to tell you about the horrifying things that are happening in Ukraine right now?

I have a Ukrainian friend - a kind woman. An animal lover. A gym enthusiast. The most wonderful violinist you could ever hope to hear.

Until very recently she was living a good life, running her own successful business as a top session musician recording for artists all across the world. 

Now, she is a refugee. Fleeing the war that is devastating her country. Separated from members of her immediate family who are unable to leave.

She managed to get out and, though she is yet to find a new home, is safe. But, like those members of her family, there are so many who are unable to leave. The humanitarian situation in the country is worsening with every passing second. 

Can you help them with a donation or by sharing this page?

About The British Red Cross

We are gravely concerned about the intensification of fighting in Ukraine over the past few days. People are losing their homes and lives; families are being separated. Essential services, like water and healthcare, are under threat.

The people caught up in this conflict must be supported and protected.

Even before recent developments, this eight-year conflict has hit people daily on all levels. It's brought suffering, death, injury and separation from loved ones, as well as the huge mental toll of ongoing violence and insecurity.

We fear further escalation will worsen an already appalling humanitarian situation and wreak havoc on more lives.

How will my fundraising help people in Ukraine?

As the security situation allows, the Ukrainian Red Cross Society (URCS) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) will continue to respond to existing and emerging humanitarian needs. The Red Cross has supported people affected by this conflict for years and this will not stop now.

Your donation could help someone affected get food, water, first aid, medicines, warm clothes and shelter.

Your supporter will mean we can reach even more people in desperate need. Please donate today.

The Ukraine Crisis Appeal will support people in areas currently affected and those potentially affected in the future by the crisis. In the unlikely event that we raise more money than can be reasonably and efficiently spent, any surplus funds will be used to help us prepare for and respond to other humanitarian disasters anywhere in the world. For more information visit

The British Red Cross plays a vital role in emergency response. In times of crisis, we’re here to help people. We’re local and we’re global and we’ve been doing this for 150 years. Our network of incredible staff and volunteers means we are uniquely placed to reach people in fearful, uncertain times. But it’s the generosity of our supporters that enables our work to happen quickly and efficiently. We rely on your support to keep us going.

About the campaign

Ukraine has faced almost eight years of conflict. With recent events, we want to be there for everyone who needs us

About the charity

The British Red Cross Society

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RCN Eng/Wales 220949,Scot SC037738, IOM 0752, Jers 430
The British Red Cross, a charity incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are. And when the crisis is over, we help them to recover and move on with their lives.

Donation summary

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+ £208.75 Gift Aid
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