29 Businesses That Are Helping Ukraine And Ukrainian War Refugees

Unlike most of the other blogs that exist in cyberspace, this is a positive one. Today, without spreading hate, conspiracy theories, and praising one country over another, let’s talk about businesses that will not let your money be spent without purpose.

If you wonder how you can help Ukraine and help the people affected by the war in the east of the country these are all real businesses that ship products to Ukraine or offer services and assistance in other forms.

All businesses listed below contribute to the humanitarian efforts in Ukraine or to help Ukrainian refugees. Therefore, if you are considering doing business with any of the listed companies, that might be a great way to support Ukraine at the same time.

Businesses based in Canada that are helping Ukraine

Apiverte Honey– is donating 100% of the proceeds of every jar of sunflower honey sold to the Canadian Red Cross and the Ukrainian Humanitarian Crisis Appeal and they are already sold out. So far, Apiverte has raised $3500 which will be directly donated to the Red Cross. Due to overwhelming success, they’re donating 50% of the proceeds from all their other premium jarred honey to support this campaign.

Simply Biscotti Colonnade – Proceeds from the sale of special cupcakes will be donated to the Canadian Red Cross in support of Ukraine. Rations are selling out fast, so if you are interested in supporting the cause make sure to order ahead of time!

Dao Bake and Sip Café– For the entire month of March, 5% of all food and drink sales at DAO will go to the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine through the Humanitarian Coalition of Canada.

Royal Canadian Mint – will be donating the net proceeds of sales on its 2022 pysanka-themed collector’s coins to the Red Cross Ukrainian relief fund in light of the Russian invasion. Donations will help meet the humanitarian needs of the Ukrainian people.

Life of Pie – will donate all proceeds from the sale of its Ukrainian flag sugar cookies to the Canadian Red Cross. Unfortunately, they are completely booked up for Ukrainian Flag cookies, and will not be taking any more orders. However, they’ll still make them sell in-store and match donations up to $2000 for the Red Cross.

BBxCollection – will be donating 10 percent of sales to the Canada Ukraine Foundation in support of their “urgent humanitarian appeal” through March 31.

Small businesses from the US that are helping Ukraine

Forest City Brewery – the bar and restaurant decided to make a special beer and donate proceeds from some pierogi sales to the Red Cross in Ukraine.

Location – Middletown, Connecticut, USA

The Victorian Bakery – is selling the pastries to donate proceeds to World Central Kitchen, a nonprofit feeding Ukrainian refugees. They have donated $8,000 so far.

Location – Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA

Breadboard Bakery – are selling blue-and-yellow peace sign cookies and sour cherry sunflower sourdough to raise money for CARE in support of its work in Ukraine, with all proceeds from these two items going to the organization. Preorders started on March 3; the cookies became available starting March 4, and the bread on March 6.

Location – Arlington, Massachusetts, USA

Mamaleh’s – From the evening of March 16 to the evening of March 17 Mamaleh’s will have hamantaschen available and will donate 10% of sales to the Polish Humanitarian Action in support of the assistance it is providing to Ukrainian refugees at the Polish border.

Location – Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Sofra Bakery and Cafe – For the week of March 7, the bakery will sell boxes of six chocolate sesame hamantaschen made with tahini, cocoa, and halva for $15, with all proceeds going to the Polish Humanitarian Action.

Location – Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Alcove – During the month of March 2022, Alcove is featuring a cocktail called Nightingale’s Flight, a riff on a classic Aviation name for Ukraine’s official bird, and featuring a house-made citron vodka. $1 from each Nightingale’s Flight purchased will be donated to World Central Kitchen.

Location – Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Konditor Meister – The bakery is selling special cupcakes (order online) with 100% of proceeds benefiting the Save the Children Foundation, which is working to deliver humanitarian aid to Ukraine and beyond. Konditor Meister is also matching the amount raised.

Location – Braintree, Massachusetts, USA

Curio Spice Co. – For each signature spice blend purchased at the $20 donation price or each Curio tote purchased, the company will donate $15. Local pickup and shipping are available.

Location – Braintree, Massachusetts, USA

European businesses that are helping Ukrainian war refugees

The Credit Thing partnered with Monobank and set up an easy way for anyone to donate to Ukraine. Their customers now have a direct link in their app, and they have a page that anyone can visit to help. They have also provided an option for donations through Faster Payments, so transfers can be made from any UK bank account.

Deutsche Bahn is offering free travel on public transport within Budapest to anyone who can provide a national identity card or a Ukrainian passport.

Finnair offers a 95% discount on one-way tickets for flights to Helsinki from 5 Central European cities. However, the discount can be redeemed throughout March on the organization’s website by using the code “Ukraine95.”

PANEK is offering 1000 of its cars to volunteers ready to transport refugees from the Polish-Ukrainian border into Poland. To avail of such an offer, the volunteers need to register their interest via email at

Arriva Czech Republic is providing free train travel on all of their routes to anyone who can showcase a national identity card or a Ukrainian passport.

Leo Express is providing free train tickets from the city of Košice on the eastern side of Slovakia to anyone who can give a Ukrainian passport.

WizzAir is offering approx 100,000 free tickets for short-haul flights from Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and Hungary to anyone who can showcase a Ukrainian passport. Moreover, they are also providing tickets at a nominal and flat rate from and to anywhere else in Continental Europe.

Petculiars have an office in Suceava, Romania, right next to the border with Ukraine and they are offering shelter for pets that travel over the border with their owners. They have managed to house a few dogs and only a couple of cats until now, but are prepared to take more, as things move forward.

Big companies that are helping Ukraine directly

A1 Telekom Austria Group, Altice Portugal, AT&T Deutsche Telekom , Orange, Proximus, Swisscom, Telefonica, Telenor, Telia Company , TIM, KPN , Vivacom and Vodafone enable free international calls to Ukraine and no roaming charges from within Ukraine.

Airbnb is working with hosts to offer free, short-term housing to up to 100,000 refugees from Ukraine.

Nordic Choice – has offered free lodging in its Vilnius hotel for Ukrainian refugees.

Sweden’s Medicover and Polish LuxMed are providing free medical assistance at the border.

Panek and 4Mobility – have allocated parts of their fleet for transport to the border and invited volunteers to help.

Uber announced unlimited free rides from the border to Polish cities.