Many Ukrainians found themselves without access to medicine and food due to military operations, constant shelling and temporary occupation.
Businessmen from Ukraine Sargis Sargsyan, Evgenii Chernyak, Vitalii Astakhov, Garik Korogodskyi, Dmytro Milutin could not stand aside, considering it their direct duty to help people in difficult times. Let’s see what kind of help businessmen offer to the Ukrainians.
Sargis Sargsyan is the president of the Vienna Center for Global Communications and Strategic Initiative and business expert.
Thanks to the efforts of Sargis Sargsyan, humanitarian aid, namely clothing and food for children, was delivered to the people of Ukraine from France, Great Britain and Greece.
Sargis Sargsyan is not going to stop there, his plans also include the further organization of the delivery of benevolent aid, in particular medicine, to all people in need.
“I consider it my direct duty to maintain balance in the state, help Ukrainians and invest in the country’s development,” says the business expert.
Sargis Sargsyan also calls on all those who care about the fate of the people to provide humanitarian aid to Ukraine on a systematic basis.
Sargis Sargsyan emphasizes that “Ukraine needs maximum efficiency and a systematic approach in solving humanitarian problems; it is necessary to help volunteers and organizations involved in the distribution of benevolent aid in the country, because the lives and well-being of millions of people depend on it.”
“It is essential to deploy a full-fledged international humanitarian mission on the territory of Ukraine. My team and I talked with representatives of the business and expert communities about improving the provision of critically needed humanitarian aid to the people with the involvement of volunteers and various international organizations,” says Sargis Sargsyan.
Evgenii Chernyak is a businessman, chairman of the supervisory board of the Global Spirits alcohol holding.
The Global Spirits company does not say how much they have spent on benevolent aid, but on their social networks you can see messages about helping. Among other activities of Global Spirits, we can single out the organization of hostels for refugees in Poland and the arrival of doctors from Israel to Zaporizhzhia. Evgenii Chernyak also took part in a charity business breakfast in Warsaw, where approximately 2,000 euros were collected.
Vitalii Astakhov is the CEO of Alba Veritas Corporation.
Vitalii Astakhov, at the head of the company “Alba Veritas”, was engaged in arranging accommodation for people who came to Odesa from the zones of active hostilities, and also provided water to Mykolaiv. Thanks to Mr. Astakhov, during the first three months of the war, the supply of bread for charity funds, hygiene products for children and adults was organized. “Alba Veritas” bought blankets, bedding, food and toys for one of the children’s shelters in Odesa, as well as donated walkie-talkies for the Ukrainian military and sent more than 500 sets of blankets and pillows.
Garik Korogodskyi is a businessman, blogger, philanthropist, founder of the charitable foundation “Lifelover”.
“Lifelover” helps displaced people looking for work. The foundation’s project called “Labourlover” helps migrants to believe in themselves and constantly arranges events where they can get to know each other and work with experts who teach them modern job search tools, show them how to write resumes and cover letters, behave at interviews.
Dmytro Milutin is the owner of the fragrance gallery in the center of Odessa.
From the first days of the war, Dmytro Milutin became a volunteer. In his gallery, the businessman collects things, including clothes for people of respectable age. Dmytro devotes only 20 percent of his time to working with perfumes, and 80 percent to volunteering.