European Conflict

March 02 2022

Opinion article

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi has stated that the humanitarian consequences on civilians of this conflict will be devastating. - in UNHCR

Dear Parents, Students, Staff

Dear CLIP Community

 

We are urgently asking for your help to respond to the most vital needs of the Ukraine families:

  • First aid material and universal wound medication;
  • Hygiene products and diapers;
  • Long term storage products (rice, sugar, pasta, salt, flour, oil, water, energy bars, dried or dehydrated fruit); easy-opening canned food, ready to eat;
  • Sleeping bags, thermic clothes.

 

As school is closed (Carnival half-term break) we have identified 3 institutions, which are proactively organizing the collection & delivery of these products to Ukraine; money donations can also be done (please check for bank details on their webpages; or ask for more detailed information contact them).

 

Porto
Igreja Ortodoxa

Rua da Constituição, 379, Porto

Contact: Natalia Khmil - 961526646

(accepting donations on a daily basis, from 5pm to 8pm)

 

Rio Tinto / Gondomar

Junta de Freguesia de Rio Tinto

Largo do Mosteiro, 4435-346 Rio Tinto

Contact: Natalia Khmil - 961526646

(accepting donations on a daily basis, until midnight)

 

Vila Nova de Gaia

Seminário Redentorista Cristo Rei

Devesas, 684

4400-341 VN Gaia

Contact: Ivan Muzychak - 968952566

(accepting donations on a daily basis from 9h to 21h)

 

After break time we will evaluate the situation and will plan for further action to involve the whole community.

We will also be closely supporting students that might feel anxious and overwhelmed by this European conflict.

 

We are profoundly grateful for listening to our appeal.

 

Warm regards,

Isabel Morgado (Head of School) and the CLT (Clip Leadership Team)

Clippers in Motion (CIM) and the PTA (Parents Teachers Association Board)

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