Manitoba For Ukraine

How Manitoba Is Helping

  • The Manitoba government offered immediate support to Ukraine and has continued its strong and unwavering commitment
  • To date, the Manitoba government has contributed $800,000 in direct humanitarian aid and nearly 300 soft body-armour vests to assist with the war effort.
  • The Manitoba government established the Ukrainian Refugee Task Force, led by the Manitoba Emergency Measures Organization, to plan and coordinate efforts to help Ukrainian refugees.
  • This work has allowed Manitoba to provide a full range of care and settlement services, including housing, employment search, health and mental health care, education, child care and social assistance.
  • The task force continues to provide ongoing coordination with the Ukrainian-Canadian organizations and all other community partners.
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There has been a tremendous outpouring of compassion and support from all Manitobans. They have stepped up with generous offers of support.

Here are some options for those who want to help:

  • Donating to experienced humanitarian organizations.
  • To donate household items and non-perishables for Ukrainian families, please contact the Ukrainian National Federation by email
  • Stay informed: Accurate information is critical during this humanitarian crisis. For updates on the federal government's response, please visit the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada's website. For information on the response from Manitoba and its focus on delivering a full range of settlement and provincial service supports, continue to visit this website.
  • Reach out to friends, family and neighbours: Be mindful of the depth of Manitoba's proud Ukrainian connections. Check in on your Ukrainian friends and neighbours, learn more about Ukrainian culture and history, attend an event or participate in a fundraiser. Manitoba's Ukrainian community is vibrant and strong, and your support will be deeply appreciated during these difficult times, and will build on these enduring bonds.
  • Fraud: The Government of Manitoba is advising Manitobans to be vigilant of fraud and scams related to supporting new families from Ukraine. Fraud can take a variety of forms and could be used to obtain money or personal information from Manitobans. For more information on identifying fraud, review the following link. If you believe you have identified fraud or are the victim of fraud, please report it here.
  • Funding Flights to Canada: Canadians and Canadian companies can donate Aeroplan points to the Ukraine2Canada Travel Fund through Air Canada or Miles4Migrants. The Shapiro Foundation will match donations by Canadians, with a donation equivalent of up to 50 million Aeroplan points. More information is available here. Miles4Migrants receives donations to cover the cost of commercial flights for those from Ukraine.
  • Volunteer: NEEDS Inc. is matching volunteers with agencies in Winnipeg that are supporting Ukrainians. If you would like to volunteer in Winnipeg, please contact Kirby Borgardt at Manitoba Association of Newcomer Serving Organizations (MANSO) is matching volunteers with agencies outside Winnipeg that are supporting Ukrainians. If you would like to volunteer outside Winnipeg, please contact Emily Halldorson at

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