The crisis in Ukraine and the unbelievable suffering it brings with shakes us deeply. Especially children, as the smallest members of our society, are affected. Many children are threatened with long-term physical and psychological damage. Those who can must flee, leaving behind everything they love and are used to. Not infrequently, this means leaving a father or brother behind, as they are not allowed to leave Ukraine due to the declared martial law.
In this grave crisis, we must reach out to the affected people and do our utmost to support and cushion the Ukrainian children. The Regine Sixt Children's Aid Foundation is already in close contact with the project partners on site to find out where our support is most needed. You can get an insight into the first initiatives already implemented below.
Let us stand together to help Ukrainian children in need.
This is how we help!
Support and help from the Regine Sixt Children's Aid Foundation for Ukrainian children
We receive daily reports on the situation in the border areas with Ukraine.
border areas with Ukraine. Thousands of volunteers are working in Poland,
Slovakia, Hungary and Romania, but also Moldavia, and are taking care of the
the increasing number of people arriving. Most of them are mothers, children and elderly
who have often endured exhausting days on the run. The
emergency aid of the Regine Sixt Children's Aid Foundation concentrates on helping those
for those most affected by the war: the Ukrainian children.
Heaters for tent cities
Within a very short time, reception centres and tent cities were set up in the border areas with Ukraine in order to guarantee first aid. As the temperatures there are temperatures are still below freezing, the Regine Sixt Children's Sixt Children's Aid Foundation financed 100 heaters for tent cities from Habitat for Humanity. This will make the stay of the mostly mothers with their children somewhat mothers and their children a little more bearable, even in the current temperatures.
Vans for Ukrainian orphans
Numerous orphanages in Ukraine were evacuated and the children taken to safety. brought to safety. The city of Fribourg has taken in 167 Ukrainian orphans together with their caregivers. together with their carers. For the carers who are now looking after the children in the Regine Sixt Children's Aid Foundation and SIXT SE have made vehicles available provided vehicles.
Play corner for the initial reception centre in Leipzig
The majority of the people who have fled from Ukraine and now have to be accommodated in the initial reception camps are mothers with their children. with their children. Hundreds of children are housed in the smallest of spaces. are accommodated here. For the initial reception camp the Regine Sixt Children's Aid Foundation has built a play corner with the necessary equipped a play corner with the necessary playground equipment and toys, so that the children so that the children have a chance to play and take their minds off their distraction.