[PRESS RELEASE – Kiev, Ukraine, 1st March 2022]
Kiev, Ukraine, March 1, 2022 – Unchain Ukrainea global crypto-native fundraising campaign launched on February 25, 2022, has to date raised $1.8M in crypto donations for Ukraine.
Run by a community of 1000+ contributors active on the ground and across the globe, the initiative collects and coordinates funds for humanitarian aid: migration support, means of communication, medicine, cybersecurity tools, protective equipment, food and more. It does not collect money for lethal aid.
Unchain Ukraine has already received support and donations from organisations, communities and individuals, including Polygon, Solana, NEAR Protocol, Pool Together, Stefan George, pet3rpan, and countless others. The funds will be distributed among vetted local Ukrainian and other organizations, supporting the humanitarian effort.
The campaign continues its fundraising efforts, with donation wallets set up across several protocols, including Ethereum, Polygon, Binance Smart Chain, Harmony, Avalanche, NEAR, Celo, and Polkadot.
All funds raised are fully transparent, with multisig signers including:
Illia Polosukhin (Co-founder NEAR Protocol), Scott Moore (Co-founder, Gitcoin), pet3rpan (Community Investing, 1kxnetwork), CJ Hetherington and Rev Miller (Co-founders, Atlantis World), Andriy Velykyy (Co-founder, Allbridge .io), Oleg Kurchenko (Founder, Binaryx), Alexey Bobok and Iryna Lorens (Co-founders, MoneyWeld) and Nick Vasilich (Europe and Asia – Harmony Protocol).
For the sake of transparency, Unchain Ukraine is running a fully community-led vetting initiative of the trusted organizations and cases that the group will fund. The process and decision-making is open to trusted members of the Unchain Ukraine contributor community.
For further information, donations and other ways you can help, please visit unchain.fund.