Ukrainian refugees benefit from Baltimore’s donations – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimoreans rallied to show their support for people trying to flee the war in Ukraine on Saturday.

They donated hundreds of supplies to Klik Solutions, a Ukrainian company with offices in Baltimore and one in Kyiv.

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Arthur Olshansky, the CEO of Klik Solutions, had a plan to collect items for Ukrainian refugees.

The collected items will fly out of America on Tuesday and arrive in Poland on Wednesday, Olshansky said.

Baltimore City Councilman Eric Costello estimated in a social media post that about 800 people turned in clothing, food and supplies, while nearly a hundred volunteers packed up those supplies to send to the refugees.

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People in Baltimore, Annapolis and other parts of Maryland have shown their support for the people of Ukraine by attending prayer vigils and donating to local organizations.

Governor Larry Hogan held a solidarity vigil for the people of Ukraine in Annapolis on Wednesday. About 150-200 people attended the vigil.

Meanwhile, The Associated: Jewish Federation of Baltimore has already raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for Ukraine, according to its organizers.

Also, several bars in Baltimore are trying to support Ukraine by selling Ukrainian alcohol.

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Money raised from these sales goes to World Central Kitchen, funding its efforts to feed Ukrainians and refugees.

https://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2022/03/05/ukrainian-refugees-to-benefit-from-baltimores-donations/ Ukrainian refugees benefit from Baltimore’s donations – CBS Baltimore

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