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Jewish Groups Raise Over £2m for Ukraine in 48 hours

In just 48 hours, a London-based online crowdfunding platform has raised over £2 million (roughly $2.6million USD) for the victims of the ongoing war in Ukraine.
Refugees brave the cold in a frozen field after they fled from Ukraine because of the Russian invasion at the border checkpoint in Medyka, Poland, March 1, 2022.
Refugees brave the cold in a frozen field after they fled from Ukraine because of the Russian invasion at the border checkpoint in Medyka, Poland, March 1, 2022.

In just 48 hours, a London-based online crowdfunding platform has raised over £2 million (roughly $2.6million USD) for the victims of the ongoing war in Ukraine

CharityExtra has hosted two separate campaigns for the Federation of Jewish Communities of Ukraine and Tikva, a nonprofit that supports homeless children in Ukraine. Donations will be used to deliver packages of emergency food supplies and essential items, notably for children who are victims of the Russian invasion.  

Since the campaigns launched on Sunday morning, four days after the crisis began, they quickly surpassed original goals, including delivery of 30,000 packages – with the vast majority of donations originating from the United Kingdom. 

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