How LA nonprofits are helping Ukraine amid conflict

A woman with a boy is seen on the evacuation train, Zaporizhzhia, southeastern Ukraine on March 7, 2022. Photo by Dmytro Smoliyenko/Ukrinform/NurPhoto

Kidsave, a Culver City-based nonprofit that has operated in Ukraine since 2016, is currently helping families get to safety following Russia’s invasion.

International Medical Corps, a nonprofit headquartered in LA, is providing medicines, critical care equipment, and health care personnel to Ukraine as the conflict with Russia continues. 

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