The reality of what is happening in Ukraine has deeply affected many of us and all our thoughts are with the people living through this horror. We have Ukrainian members in our community, family members in Ukraine, as well as team members who have witnessed incredible humanitarian efforts in the border countries.
What is happening is heartbreaking and it goes without saying that we are in solidarity with Ukraine and hope for a peaceful solution as soon as possible.
As a supportive and empathetic community, we know many of us want to know how we can do more and support us.
As a business community, it is unimaginable that not only your life has been turned upside down, but also your livelihood and business that you have worked so hard for has been disrupted.
We know the heart and soul of all the amazing women-owned businesses around the world, which is why we wanted to share ways we can all directly support Ukrainian businesses and the women behind those businesses.
Here are some businesses you can use to support Ukrainian entrepreneurs:
In addition to business support, if you are in a position to donate, here are some charities that provide humanitarian relief:
If you’re not in a position to donate or support a business right now, remember the power of visibility and your voice.
Share amazing business links on your social media, keep the people of Ukraine in your mind and join us in praying for an end to this conflict.
This is a terrible time and our hearts are filled with all that suffering, but we can all play a small role in supporting the people of Ukraine.