AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SoftServe, a leading digital authority and consulting firm, announced that its “Open Eyes” fund is now accepting donations from around the world to support Ukraine. In direct response to the Russian invasion, the fund expanded its ability to accept international contributions for humanitarian efforts on behalf of Ukrainians suffering from the conflict. Donations are tax exempt.
SoftServe provided financial assistance to charities and NGOs from 1993 to 2014. The “Open Eyes” fund was founded in 2014 with the mission of empowering associates to advocate for Ukraine’s development and organizations actively working to improve the country by implementing creative ideas and initiatives supported by collaborations. Support. Since the beginning of the Russian invasion in February 2022, Open Eyes’ goal has been to help the Ukrainian people by covering critical needs in the most at-risk areas. More than 400 SoftServe associates have volunteered. “Open Eyes” raised funds and delivered more than 320 tons of humanitarian aid through its center in Wroclaw, Poland. This expanded capacity allows for a significant increase in fundraising.
“We couldn’t be more grateful to our fiscal sponsor and the global communities for rallying together with our friends, families and colleagues on the ground in Ukraine,” said Taras Vervega, head of the Open Eyes charity fund. “The international expansion of our initiative is another way to show how our people can come together to amplify our volunteer and humanitarian efforts and support the people of Ukraine.”
The “Open Eyes” fund provides humanitarian aid to Ukraine in the form of food and medicine across the country. Thanks to Ecologistics, the fund’s fiscal sponsor, donations to the United States will be tax exempt.
“Our Ecologistics team here in California is privileged to work with and support Open Eyes in this important delivery of humanitarian aid across the ocean for the people of Ukraine,” said Michael Jencks, Chairman of the Board of Open Eyes. Ecologistics administration.
Visit the company’s website to make a donation or learn more about SoftServe’s “Open Eyes” fund.
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