Tons of goodness. How can Muscovites help refugees from Donbass

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«AiF» visited the charity organization «Fair Help of Dr. Lisa» to understand how the collection of things for those in need from Donbass is organized.

To the building on Novaya Basmannaya, 26, bldg. 2 throughout the day, cars arrive, from which volunteers immediately begin unloading numerous boxes and packages. This is help from ordinary Muscovites, as well as employees of non-profit organizations. Only yesterday, so much was collected that two tons of things were promptly sent to the refugees.

“In the morning we stopped by the store, bought sugar, cereals, stewed meat, something that has been stored for a long time, and brought it here,”brings the products the representative of the charitable foundation “Fulcrum” Maxim Chumakov. – Our non-profit organization helps homeless, dependent, released from prison. But we found out that refugees need help. We will try to help them.”

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Director of the Center for Assistance and Development «OkVeAn» Oksana Chelmodeeva Two years ago, as a volunteer, I took humanitarian aid to Donetsk. In Moscow, she and the center’s volunteers are now helping refugees. Literally in a day, 12 bulky boxes were collected and delivered to the New Basmannaya: there are new clothes, school uniforms, jeans, skirts, toys, antiseptics, diaries, notebooks, books, etc.

With the question of how to help, I contacted the “Fair help of Dr. Lisa” coordinator of the North-Western Administrative District of the Association of Large Families of Moscow Elena Yermoshina. Mothers with many children are ready to volunteer.

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The international charitable public organization “Fair Help of Dr. Lisa” was established in 2007. doctor of palliative medicine Elizaveta Glinka. The main task is to help the homeless, the dying sick, lonely pensioners and the disabled. Since 2014, assistance has been provided to residents of Donbass. Dr. Lisa personally took seriously ill and injured children to Russia for treatment. Over eight years, more than 800 children from the DPR and LPR have received support from the organization. In 2022, the number of people in need has increased many times. It is planned to evacuate about 2 thousand seriously ill children from the territory of Donbass, and their family members need comprehensive support.

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“I am very grateful to our colleagues from charitable organizations and Muscovites who bring food, clothes and other necessary things for people who have almost nothing,” says Olga Demicheva, President of the Fair Aid of Dr. Lisa. – There are a lot of boxes with sanitizers, there are enough of them so far. We need diapers, including for adults, disposable diapers, bedridden care products, means for the disabled – canes, crutches, walkers. Personal hygiene products are relevant – toothbrushes, pastes, creams. We need brand new sets of underwear (panties, bras), baby panties, socks, tights. This is something that is in sufficientit was impossible to take the quantity with you from home. Also among our needs is additional transport assistance to deliver the kits we have formed to the addresses of those in need to different cities. On the website it tells in detail about what kind of help the victims of the hostilities need now.

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