This is just a few of the British retailers who are donating money and goods to support the humanitarian situation in Ukraine.

Aldi:

  • Aldi UK has joined together with the Aldi South Group to donate €5 million to established aid organisations to ensure help reaches those that need it most.
  • Aldi UK has also made a donation to The Red Cross to help support those impacted.

Amazon

  • Donating $5 million to organisations that are providing critical support on the ground in Ukraine, including UNICEF, UNHCR, World Food Programme, Red Cross, Polska Akcja Humanitarna, and Save the Children.
  • A further $5 million in matched donations from Amazon to those organisations.
  • For customers who want to help, Amazon are adding donation buttons to the homepages of their websites in the U.S., UK, Poland, and Germany.

AO:

  • AO Smile foundation donated £60,000 to an international children's charity that is working on the front line to help young people and families in Ukraine.
  • AO Recycling donated eight fridges to the charity "Type One Style" that helps people in Ukraine access temperature controlled diabetes medicines.

Asda:

  • Pledging £100k in Asda Foundation support to national UK-based refugee support groups.
  • Making Asda Foundation grants of up to £580k available to support local and grass-roots refugee groups across the UK.
  • A £250k corporate donation to UNICEF to support the setup of a Blue Dot centre, providing a safe space for up to 5,000 children and families on the move and emergency water and hygiene kits to be deployed on the ground.
  • Essential supplies including George clothing, nappies, toiletries, period products and food delivered by Asda logistics partners to a supplier site in Poland for onward distribution where they are needed.

Co-op:

  • Marching customer and member donations to the DEC Ukraine Crisis Appeal up to £100,000 

Currys:

  • Donation of £100,000 to the Red Cross

Holland & Barrett:

  • Provided £380,000 of food supplies to the people of Ukraine
  • An initial donation of £100,000 to the Disasters Emergency Committee
  • Donating €50,000 to the Irish Red Cross
  • If customers donate 50p when they shop with Holland & Barrett to support the DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal, Holland & Barrett will match donations up to £100,000

 Iceland

  • Iceland has donated £150,000 to the British Red Cross Ukraine Crisis Appeal

John Lewis Partnership:

  • Announced a first donation of £100,000 to the British Red Cross in support of their Ukraine Crisis Appeal
  • Promised to match donations from customers and Partners of up to £150,000. Donations from customers through this appeal have already reached over £1m

Kingfisher:

  • Donations have been made to the British Red Cross Ukraine Crisis Appeal and the UN Refugee Agency, UK for UNHCR, which has worked in Ukraine since 1994.
  • Teams in Poland and Romania have been fundraising to donate products such as beds, power generators, nappies, torches and personal hygiene products, as well as to Romanian Red Cross, the Dara Foundation, Polish Red Cross, Polish Mobile Clinic and the Polish-Ukrainian Cooperation Foundation.

Marks & Spencer:

  • Donating £500,000 to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR)
  • Donating 20,000 items of winter clothing that families need
  • Allocated £500,000 to support UNICEF through matched colleague fundraising and double Sparks donations
  • Encouraging customers at the checkout to donate to the UNICEF appeal

McDonald's:

  • Offering matched donations up to £1 million to the British Red Cross DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal

Morrisons:

  • Donation of £250,000 to the Disasters Emergency Committee
  • Allowing customers to donate to DEC via online grocery orders - £10, £5, £3, or £1

Musgrave:

  • Donated €250,000 to Irish Red Cross and UNICEF
  • Allowing customers to donate via £2 (NI) and €2 (Eire) "Tape to Donate" mechanisms by the store tills.

Ocado:

  • Donating £150,000 to the DEC Ukraine Crisis Appeal

The Paint Shed

  • Making a cash donation to Save the Children for their work with Ukrainian children

Pets at Home:

  • Pledged £100,000 to support charities working on the ground to help pet care professionals, pet owners and animals impacted by the unfolding crisis.
  • Have made an initial donation of £20,000 to the International Fund for Animal Welfare.

Primark

  • Donated £250,000 to global partner UNICEF’s emergency appeal to help scale up life-saving support for children and their families with safe water, hygiene supplies, healthcare and psycho-social support
  • Donating an initial 2,500 clothing care packs for refugees arriving at Dublin Airport in partnership with the Irish Department of Justice and Dublin Airport, with Primark colleagues volunteering to support with these efforts
  • Donated €10,000 worth of essential products from Primark stores in Poland and Czech Republic to support refugees in those countries

Sainsbury’s

  • Initial donation of £1.5m to its charity partner, Comic Relief
  • From Friday 4th March, all customer donations made to Comic Relief through the Nectar app will go towards the humanitarian effort on the ground in Ukraine and we’ll be matching those donations up to the value of a further £500k

Tesco

  • Donated £1 million to Red Cross Ukraine Crisis Appeal
  • Donating a further £700,000 in matched donations from till round up and Clubcard voucher donations made by customers, to the British Red Cross Society, with initiatives from Tesco ROI and Central Europe bringing the Tesco contribution up to £1m
  • Donated food, hygiene products and clothing directly to Ukraine via depots in Hungary

Theo Paphitis Retail Group (Ryman, Robert Dyas, Boux Avenue and London Graphic Centre)

  • Fundraising for the DEC Ukraine Crisis Appeal with an initial donation of £125,000 to the DEC already made
  • Donated over £110,000 worth of products from our Group with the help of our suppliers, including pyjamas, socks, torches, batteries and power banks to the charities Changing Lives Together and Collection for Ukrainian Refugees

TK Maxx

  • Donations through the TJX charitable foundations to The Polish Red Cross, British Red Cross Emergency Appeal, American Red Cross, Save the Children, World Central Kitchen and Canadian Red Cross’ Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal.
  • Providing local funds to support grassroots humanitarian efforts nominated by their employees across Europe
  • Providing 100,000 units of essential personal protective equipment (PPE) to the Polish Red Cross

Wickes

  • Raised over £300,000 for Unicef and their work in Ukraine, through in-store and online customer donations and including a £100,000 donation from Wickes.

WHSmith

  • The WHSmith Charitable Trust has donated money to the British Red Cross to help support their work with those affected by the ongoing events in Ukraine.
  • Customers are able to donate money through till points in stores to the Disasters Emergency Committee’s Ukraine Crisis Appeal
  • Donations from distribution centres in the UK and international stores in Europe of stock to charities supporting the Ukraine crisis appeal to provide product and packaging materials that are required to support the crisis and growing number of refugees.
  • Providing each Ukrainian family residing with a WHSmith colleague, or their family member, with a £100 gift card as a contribution to them beginning a new life in the UK, supporting them to have access to stationery items that they may need for school, as well as toys and games.

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