People in Need collection for Ukraine reaches CZK 2.4 billion

The Czech non-profit organisation People in Need has already collected CZK 2.4 billion within its SOS Ukraine drive. The organisation’s director Šimon Pánek announced the news at Saturday’s concert within the Day for Ukraine programme, co-organised by People in Need. To date the NGO has provided aid to 1.78 million people in Ukraine affected by Russia’s war on the country and another 200,000 refugees in Czechia.

The Post Bellum organisation has raised about CZK 380 million in aid to Ukraine, and another CZK 420 million in non-financial aid, such as medical supplies. Another CZK 679 million were collected by the initiative Gift for Putin.