2022

Ukraine Crisis

GEM mission specific press
Israel 21c
Ukrainian refugee kids get smart classrooms to continue studies
Fox 13
Utah company to send 7,000 hygiene kits to those still living in Ukraine
NBC Miami
South Florida-based Network Gives Inside Look at Helping Ukrainians Survive
Short Term Rentalz
Airbnb.org announces partnerships to house 100k Ukrainian refugees
Super Biz
Powstało największe centrum pomocy dla Ukrainy
Polsat News
Założyciel Global Empowerment Mission w Polsat News. Jak wygląda pomoc fundacji dla Ukraińców?
Lublin
Pomoc Ukrainie: urząd marszałkowski chce podjąć współpracę z amerykańską organizacją humanitarną
Portal Samorzadowy
Michael Capponi nagrodzony Medalem Misji Jana Karskiego
eKai
Jean Francois Capponi – człowiek pomagający ofiarom wojny na Ukrainie
VG
Heti 800 millió forintnyi adomány az ukrajnai menekültek megsegítésére
Warsaw Business Journal
The American NGO to help Ukraine together with the Jolanta Kwaśniewska Foundation
Hir Tv
Radar - Tatabányán az adományok elosztóközpontja
Palm Beach Daily News
Ukraine Refugee Fund gets another matching grant; $700,000 already given to groups helping refugees
Hollywood Reporter
Bethenny Frankel on Providing Disaster Relief for Ukraine, Raising Nearly $20M
ABC News
Q&A: Bethenny Frankel eyes $100M goal for Ukraine relief
Why Prince Charles’s goddaughter has swapped the Bahamas for the Ukrainian border
Harrogate Advertiser
Ukranian refugees plea from Harrogate's Whitney to businesses as she plans her next mercy mission
NBC News
‘I’m feeling hopeless’: African students desperate after escaping Sumy war zone
Number of refugees fleeing Ukraine grows to more than 2.5 million
Fortune
Scammers are pretending to raise money for Ukraine. Here’s how to make sure your donation goes to the right place.

Summary Stats

Central Operations

GEM BStrong 30,000 sq ft warehouse in Warsaw Poland
Powered by Fulfillment Hub Poland

2500 Pallet Slots

Polish Border Operations

GEM BStrong 18,000 sq ft warehouse
in Rzeszów Poland Powered by Fulfillment Hub Poland

750 Pallet Slots

Hungary Operations

GEM BStrong 27,000 sq ft warehouse
in Tatabánya Hungary Powered by Fulfillment Hub USA

2050 Pallet Slots

Ukraine Central Operations

GEM Bstrong 37,500 sq ft warehouse
in Lviv, Ukraine powered by Fulfillment Hub Ukraine

650 Pallet Slots

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Individuals placed in temporary housing provided by Airbnb
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Trucks of aid delivered inside Ukraine and neighboring countries
$ 0
Medical supplies delivered
$ 0
In aid committed
0 Tons
Goya food delivered
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Total Relocations
$ 0
Supplies delivered
0
Trucks delivered inside Ukraine
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Containers & trucks committed
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EU & UK trucks of supplies delivered
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Emergency war zone extractions
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Relocation Case Workers
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Metric Tons of Aid committed
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Pallets shipped from the US
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Families to be relocated
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Ukrainian cities serviced

To date, GEM BStrong has provided significant relief aid to the following 62 Cities

(map does not include relocations)

Phase 1:

Disaster Relief

Donate to Ukraine Refugees - Relief Effort

Help a Ukrainian Refugee with stable housing and necessities.

This is what YOUR DONATION has done so far:

  • Aid into Ukraine
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Stability housing
  • Assist Non-Ukrainian refugees
  • Expansion into Hungary & Romania

On the second day of the crisis, Global Empowerment Mission and BStrong had arrived in Medyka, Poland, along the Ukrainian-Polish border offering aid and support to refugees fleeing Ukraine. Since then, we have established solutions and strategies to recognize and assist all those affected not only in Ukraine, but those displaced in Poland, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Moldova, Georgia, and beyond.

Aid into Ukraine– With supply chains being cut off and an influx of displaced persons throughout the country, cities are finding themselves without food, water, medicine, and other necessities. We work to source these goods, and, with our trusted partnerships, GEM BStrong can get this much-needed aid into these affected areas.

Expansions– A mission that originally began in Poland has scaled so wide that we immediately recognized the need in other countries. Many refugees have found themselves in Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Georgia, and Moldova, where local support is not as available. Donations have allowed us to establish hubs in both Hungary and Poland. These multiple supply houses, totaling over 100,000 sq. ft with 6,000+ pallet spaces, allow us to service these neighboring countries easier, quicker, and more effectively. These hubs are operated by Fulfillment Hub USA, a 3rd party logistics provider, with experience managing and processing hundreds of thousands of shipping containers from the US.

Global Relief Network– Due to the overwhelming need inside Ukraine and throughout various countries in Europe, we have created a global relief network through GEM BStrong. This network, operated by Fulfillment Hub USA, allows us to have a key drop-off points in Miami, New Jersey, California, Boston, and Birmingham, UK. Aid groups and community donations can be dropped off at these hubs by appointment only. Please contact: info@globalempowermentmission.org to organize this. GEM BStrong will ensure that your collected items are quickly transported to our Warsaw, Poland headquarters. From Warsaw, the aid will be distributed between all of our warehouses, allowing us to reach as many individuals as possible.

Phase 2

The Gap Period​

Airbnb.org announces partnerships to house 100k Ukrainian refugees
Magazyn organizacji Global Empowerment Mission w Rzeszowie / Darek Delmanowicz /PAP

Relocation Assistance– Millions of Ukrainians are crossing the borders into neighboring countries where they are offered short-term accommodation in shelters and camps, supplied by government or community organizations. GEM BStrong uses donations to assist these individuals out of shelters and into cities and where their family and friends can provide long-term assistance. In partnership with the former First Lady of Poland, Jolanta Kwasniewska, and her foundation, Porozumienie bez Barier, we also have representatives at train stations, airports, and border crossings, who offer those arriving from Ukraine immediate opportunities for relocation.

Non-Ukrainian Refugees– We work to assist non-Ukrainian citizen refugees, who are unable to qualify for many refugee resources due to citizenship and visa restrictions. With your donation, we are actively working to provide these special cases with greater care. For example, we recognized a need for African students, and have supported this group by helping with housing, employment, and assisting in college programs outside of Ukraine.

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