SITUATION AT A GLANCE
KiK donates half a billion HUF to help refugees from Ukraine
KiK Textile and Non-food Ltd. has offered 60,000 donation cards each worth 8,000 HUF to refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine. The cards will be distributed to the needy by the Hungarian Charity Service of the Order of Malta. This donation, worth nearly half a billion HUF, is the largest single corporate donation since the outbreak of the war, allowing people in need to buy clothing or other products in any KiK store in Hungary. The donation card, with a value of eight thousand HUF, can be requested from the Hungarian Charity Service of the Order of Malta at adomanykartya.maltai.hu on behalf of the Ukrainian refugees by any organisation, municipality, company or even private individuals assisting those affected.
The humanitarian activity of the Hungarian Charity Service of the Order of Malta since the outbreak of the Ukrainian war
Since the onset of the war in Ukraine, the Hungarian Charity Service of the Order of Malta assisted a total of 52 388 refugees, distributed 253 million HUF worth of donations and delivered 183 tons of aid to Ukraine.
Since the beginning of the conflict, the Charity Service transported or organised the transport of 21 331 persons to their desired destinations. The organization provided 9049 refugees with shelter within its own institutions or in accommodations offered by partner organisations and donors. Altogether 505 refugees received medical care from the Hungarian Charity Service.
The donation collection points, opened to receive non-perishable foods and hygiene products are operating in 68 locations nationwide. The donations distributed so far to support refugees have amounted to 253 million HUF. However, besides distributing donations to Ukrainians within Hungary, assisting the people in Ukraine is also an important part of the Charity Service’s work. To this end 183 tons and 192 million HUF worth of donations were delivered to Ukraine.
Humanitarian activities nationwide
The Hungarian Charity Service of the Order of Malta continues to assist Ukrainian refugees on a national level, including at hotspots in Beregsurány, Budapest, Debrecen, Miskolc and Győr, where it receives and assists families according to their needs – providing temporary accommodation, organising transportation, etc. In addition to the relief hotspots, the Hungarian Maltese association has an extensive logistics network with warehouses and donation collection points across the country. Temporary accommodation is also provided at the national level. The specific locations of the organization’s humanitarian activities can be seen on our weekly updated map.
Photos: Hungarian Charity Service of the Order of Malta