Often, initiatives & organisations that work for refugees depend on gifts and donations from individuals and companies. You can support them by making a donation.
Organisations that contribute to a public benefit can receive an ANBI-status if they are non-profit and publish their records (financials, policy plans, etc.). Donations to an ANBI organisation can provide tax benefits.
Dutch council for Refugees (VluchtelingenWerk)
The Dutch Council for Refugees supports refugees and asylum seekers from the moment of their arrival until they have found their way independently in the Netherlands.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is a UN agency mandated to aid and protect refugees, forcibly displaced communities, and stateless people. They assist in their voluntary repatriation, local integration, or resettlement to a third country.
In the event of exceptional disasters, 11 collaborating aid organizations join forces under the name Giro555. They ask the whole of the Netherlands to join in raising money to help victims.
Red Cross (Rode Kruis)
Help people in need. If a disaster or conflict occurs, we immediately help with life-saving activities, medical care, shelter, food and clean drinking water. The goal: to save as many lives as possible.
Refugee foundation (Stichting Vluchteling)
The Refugee Foundation has been providing aid in the world's worst humanitarian crises since 1976. They provide emergency aid such as medical care, shelter, food and clean drinking water.
Stichting Oekraïne heeft hulp nodig (Foundation Ukraine needs help)
Foundation Ukraine provides humanitarian aid to healthcare institutions in Ukraine.
Ukrainians in the Netherlands Foundation (Stichting Oekraïners in Nederland)
The Foundation Oekraïners in Nederland is a non-profit organization that provides humanitarian aid to refugees from Ukraine. The organization works closely with the Ukrainian Embassy in the Netherlands.
In different municipalities the Voedselbank (Foodbank) hands out food packages to refugees from Ukraine.
UAF provides support to refugee students and professionals in their studies and in finding suitable employment in the Dutch labour market. They also offer services such as financial scholarships, mentoring and language courses.
Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
The JDC (American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee) provides aid to the Jewish community in Ukraine and the thousands of refugees who have fled to neighboring countries.
Takecarebnb matches refugees and verified & available locations. You can support their platform by making a donation.
The Salvation Army (het Leger des Heils)
The Salvation Army is active in and around the Ukrainian war zone to help people in need by providing food, clothing, blankets and emotional support.
LOWAN supports schools that provide the first reception education for newcomers (primary and secondary school)
Defence for Children
Defence for Children has a specialized children’s rights helpdesk with which they provide legal advice and support to children, young people, parents, teachers, lawyers, social workers and other stakeholders.
The Pet Welfare Promotion Foundation (Stichting Bevordering Huisdierenwelzijn)
The Pet Welfare Promotion Foundation looks after the well-being of the pets of people who are (temporarily) dependent on the foodbank or who are financially not doing well.
MIND Korrelatie (Mind Correlation)
MIND Korrelatie (Mind Correlation) offers free and anonymous psychological help from professional counselors, both online and over the phone.
Welcome App connects newcomers, locals, and organizations with each other through their free app
New Dutch Connections
New Dutch Connections helps & supports refugees in (re)discovering and developing their talents.
Church in Action (Kerk in Actie)
Kerk in Actie has been working for many years with churches and partner organizations in Ukraine, including the Lviv Education Foundation (LEF). LEF provides aid in the Ukrainian villages, accommodates the refugees on their way and provides them with food, shelter and means of transport.
CoMensha defends the rights and interests of victims of human trafficking in the Netherlands.
NewBees guides newcomers (refugees) to find their place in the Netherlands. They do this by offering e.g., traineeships and workshops.
Refugee Company raises funds to offer learn-work programmes to people with refugee backgrounds.
Save the Children
In Ukraine, Save the Children is working on emergency aid for children and families. This means that Save the Children provides medication, first aid equipment and hygiene kits. In addition, Save the Children also offers financial support, food and psychosocial care.