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Humanitarian aid for Ukraine collection point in Newcastle



A humanitarian aid for Ukraine collection point in Newcastle will be running from Monday to Friday 5pm to 7pm.

A member of the Ukrainian community is calling for help from the people of Newcastle to donate urgent supplies to refugees and those affected by the war in Ukraine.

They have urged anyone looking to do something positive to contribute to the collection.

Items will be taken down to London where volunteers will transport them onwards to Ukraine.

They said: “Ukrainians are fighting against aggression – one of the biggest armies in the world. It’s not just a war, it’s a genocide of Ukrainian people. Our country is on fire.

“But despite that life is going on for people who couldn’t leave or decided to stay to protect the freedom of our country. Kids are getting born in bunkers, they didn’t make that choice. None of us wanted it.

“We are standing up not only for our freedom, but a freedom and safety in whole Europe.

“Our Ukrainian community in North East is asking everyone for help to support our brave people, our families, our kids.”

Items which are desperately needed are:

– Camping mats
– Sleeping bags
– Protein bars / energy bars
– Painkillers such as ibuprofen
– Anti-flue medicine such as lemsips
– Wound dressing materials
– First aid kit
– Warm blankets
– Thermals/base layers
– Hot water bottles
– Insulated flasks
– Baby food
– Nappies
– Feminine sanitary products
– Power banks for charging phones
– Large and medium size backpacks
– Male socks

The collection point already has sufficient supply of clothing at this stage.

Any donations would be greatly appreciated and can be dropped off at:

Unit 23E
North Tyne Industrial Estate
Whitley Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE12 9SZ


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  1. Angela todd

    March 2, 2022 at 4:32 am

    Hello I have made our office in South Shields a collection point abs will see what we can collect & drop off. (Goldfinch estate agents 132-134 Fowler street, NE33 1PZ)

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