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Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Donates $7M to Help Ukraine

Jack Dorsey, the former CEO of Twitter is doing his bit to help the people of Ukraine. He is making a huge donation for Ukrainians in these challenging times. This time, he is all set to donate money to the organizations that are lending a helping hand to Ukraine amid this humanitarian crisis.

Dorsey left Twitter during the last year. He issued a statement that read, “I’ve decided to leave Twitter because I believe the company is ready to move on from its founders. My trust in Parag as Twitter’s CEO is deep. His work over the past 10 years has been transformational. I’m deeply grateful for his skill, heart, and soul.”

All you need to know about Jack’s donation to Ukraine

The 45-year-old recently made a donation of $7 million for the Ukrainians whose lives have turned upside down due to the attack by Vladimir Putin’s country Russia. He is trying to divide the full sum of money into a total of 7 initiatives.

The amount will be transferred from Jack’s fund Start Small, LLC. This is the same fund through which he donated $1 billion to COVID-19 relief and $3 million to Colin Kaepernick’s legal defense initiative back in the day.

Let’s check out the organizations to which Jack is donating

Following are the organizations to which Jack’s money is going. Dorsey’s donation of $7 million will be split up into 7 parts, every organization will get $1 million each.

Nova Ukraine is an organization that has been running since 2014. It is handled by a group of Silicon Valley-based Ukrainians who are themselves working in the tech industry.

The second in line is CARE, which is an organization that looks after providing basic amenities like food, water, hygiene kits, and more to nearly 4 million Ukrainians. Their main focus is on women, elderly people, and families.

World Central Kitchen, you must have guessed by the name what this organization works for. It involves a team of chefs and their single motive is to provide fresh food to the Ukrainians.

Mery Corps is an organization that involves a global team of humanitarians. Their prime goal is to assist the people of Ukraine by providing financial help to them. They also give the people information regarding what’s going on at the current moment.

They provide knowledge to Ukrainians about topics like where can an individual have access to basic amenities and helps the people to keep a track of what are safer routes in Ukraine, Poland, and Romania.

GlobalGiving is an organization that provides humanitarian assistance to the people of Ukraine who have been affected by Russia’s attack on Ukraine.

Razom is an organization that emphasizes helping out the people by offering them medical supplies and humanitarian aid and has a key goal to help rebuild Ukraine.

Sunflower of Peace is another organization that constitutes a group of people who distribute first aid kits, medicine, and medical instruments and arrange doctors for the war-torn areas of Ukraine.

Which celebs have made donations to Ukraine?

In the past, many A-listers from Hollywood have also come forward to benefit the people of Ukraine who have been impacted by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds

The power couple of Hollywood made a generous donation towards Ukraine. The duo has pledged to contribute up to $1 million. The ‘Deadpool’ star took his Twitter on February 26, 2022, and confirmed that he and Blake will surely do what they can to help the people of Ukraine in this time of crisis.

Reynolds addressed the situation of Ukraine and wrote, “In 48 hours, countless Ukrainians were forced to flee their homes to neighboring countries. They need protection. When you donate, we’ll match it up to $1,000,000, creating double the support.”

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher

Mila and Ashton have come together to raise a total of $30 million for the people of Ukraine. They have also promised to match up to $3 million with their own hard-earned money.

Kunis took to the GoFundMe page and wrote, “Today, I am a proud Ukrainian. While my family came to the United States in 1991, I was born in Chernivtsi, Ukraine, in 1983. Ukrainians are proud and brave people who deserve our help in their time of need.”

The former ‘ That 70’s show’ actors have managed to touch their goal. Ashton recently took to his Instagram handle and affirmed the news. They wrote, “We are overwhelmed with gratitude for your support. 2 weeks ago we asked you to join us and more than 65,000 of you stepped up and donated what you could. Now, with your help, we have reached our $30 million goal.”

They further added, “While this is far from a solution for the problem, our collective effort will provide a softer landing for so many people as they forge ahead into their future of uncertainty. Our work is not done. We will do everything we can to ensure that the outpouring of love that came as a part of this campaign finds maximum impact with those in need”, they captioned the post.

J.K. Rowling

The Harry Potter author came forward to lend a helping hand and made a hefty donation of up to £1 million for the charity Lumos’ emergency appeal. At the moment, the charity is working in Ukraine and other countries to help out children.

Rowling took to Twitter and penned, “I will personally match donations to this appeal, up to £1m. Thank you so, so much to all who’ve already donated, you’re enabling @lumos to do crucial work for some of the most vulnerable children in Ukraine.”

The Russian government has restricted its people from using the social media platform Twitter. Not long ago, we also witnessed Russia’s ex-Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin clapping back at Jack on social media.

Jack is surely setting an example for people to step up and help the people of Ukraine.  Right now they need us more than ever. So let’s do whatever we can to help out Ukrainians. We just hope that peace prevails between the two countries. War is not the solution for anything in this world. Spread love and kindness. Stay connected with us for the latest updates.

Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.
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