Our help for Ukraine. Summary for the period 24.02-30.11.2022

Our help for Ukraine. Summary for the period 24.02-30.11.2022

01.12.2022

Since 24 February 2022, when Russia invaded Ukraine, we have been doing everything to support our friends and neighbours. Thanks to your support our aid has included, among others, 67 transports with which we have delivered 71,211 pieces of protective and life-saving equipment! The aid mentioned above included: ● 1117 helmets; ● 4 ventilators; ● […]

Humanitarian aid for Ukraine. Summary for the period 24.02-13.06

Humanitarian aid for Ukraine. Summary for the period 24.02-13.06

17.06.2022

It’s been over 3 months since we launched our Ukraine support campaign, helping both those who had to leave their homes and those who stayed to fight. Check out what we’ve accomplished so far thanks to your generosity! In 3 months we’ve delivered 57 848 pieces of protective equipment to Ukraine, including: – 5448 bulletproof […]

Our humanitarian aid for Ukraine already exceeds PLN 14 million. Summary for the period 24.02-27.04

Our humanitarian aid for Ukraine already exceeds PLN 14 million. Summary for the period 24.02-27.04

30.04.2022

Since 24 February, when Russia invaded Ukraine, we have been doing everything to support our friends and neighbours. Thanks to your support during March-April 2022 we collected over PLN 14 million for humanitarian aid for Ukraine. These funds – sent to us in the form of donations to bank accounts, public collections on the zrzutka.pl […]

I quit my job for these vests. I don’t earn as much as in the corporation, but I feel the sense of what I do

I quit my job for these vests. I don’t earn as much as in the corporation, but I feel the sense of what I do

25.04.2022

Łukasz Krencik from the bulletproof vest manufactory in Warsaw. (Photo: Mateusz Skwarczek / Agencja Wyborcza.pl) I know of five cases where our vests saved someone’s life. We receive such information and words of gratitude. This gives us strength. But we also feel the responsibility. — Assembling a bulletproof vest is not difficult. I put two […]

This is where bulletproof vests for the fighting Ukraine are coming from. “They don’t have to be pretty, they just need to be effective”

This is where bulletproof vests for the fighting Ukraine are coming from. “They don’t have to be pretty, they just need to be effective”

17.04.2022

— I am standing in front of the largest warehouse of the non-profit organisation from which bulletproof vests and other aid for Ukrainian soldiers go to Ukraine — says Onet reporter Marcin Wyrwał, who visited the warehouse of the Open Dialogue Foundation. Thanks to the organisation’s efforts, almost 20,000 pieces of various types of defence […]

Vests and helmets for drivers of the drug “metastasis tunnel” for children with oncological diseases

Vests and helmets for drivers of the drug “metastasis tunnel” for children with oncological diseases

13.04.2022

A group of fearless firefighters from the Fire Department of the Specialised rescue team “Firefighters Together Against Leukaemia”, in cooperation with, among others, oncology hospitals in Poland and abroad, created a “metastasis tunnel” for medicines for oncology patients of Ukrainian children. The transport also included bandages for Ukraine’s freedom fighters, who were trained by firefighters […]

Bulletproof vests and helmets were sent to Korosten in the Zhytomyr region

Bulletproof vests and helmets were sent to Korosten in the Zhytomyr region

09.04.2022

Thanks to you, life-saving equipment – bulletproof vests and helmets – purchased with the funds from our public collection, have just been delivered to Korosten in the Zhytomyr region. Bordering the Kyiv region and Belarus, it is an important resistance point for the Ukrainians heroically defending their people. The area is regularly attacked by Russian […]

110 new ceramic armour plates arrived from the Netherlands

110 new ceramic armour plates arrived from the Netherlands

21.03.2022

Just before the weekend 110 new ceramic armour plates (ballistic class IV) arrived from the Netherlands. In the photo you can see the plates in combination with a tactical vests, more precisely the British Osprey. All the time we receive requests from the front for the supply of bulletproof vests. Help us supply more heroes […]

ODF for Ukraine. Interim summary

ODF for Ukraine. Interim summary

16.03.2022

The 21st day of Russia’s attack on Ukraine has passed. Russian rockets continue to fall on the cities of our friends and neighbours, and babies are being born in underground and other bunkers – without nappies, water or heating. As the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)  informed on Sunday, nearly 2.7 million people have already fled the terror of war. Poland has received 1.8 million Ukrainian refugees.

A fundraising campaign for helmets and bulletproof vests is underway. The organisers: “We fought the queue of private traders”

A fundraising campaign for helmets and bulletproof vests is underway. The organisers: “We fought the queue of private traders”

02.03.2022

The Open Dialogue Foundation is running an online fundraising campaign in order to buy military equipment for the Ukrainian military. “Ukrainians today are defending Poland, Europe and the values of the entire West – and they are paying the ultimate price. We will not leave them alone!” write the organisers. “We have experience in this […]

The Open Dialogue Foundation sends bulletproof vests and helmets. “Fighters from different corners of Ukraine contact us for help”

The Open Dialogue Foundation sends bulletproof vests and helmets. “Fighters from different corners of Ukraine contact us for help”

28.02.2022

While many charity organisations focus on helping refugees who come to Poland, the Open Dialogue Foundation also takes care of the safety of those who have decided to stay in their war-torn homeland. The first shipment of 210 helmets and 70 bulletproof vests, intended mainly for the defenders of Lviv and Kyiv, has just been […]

Helmets and bulletproof vests, purchased with donations from our fundraiser, are on their way from Poland to Ukraine

Helmets and bulletproof vests, purchased with donations from our fundraiser, are on their way from Poland to Ukraine

27.02.2022

A batch of helmets and bulletproof vests, which were purchased thanks to an online fundraiser, has been sent to Ukraine. The campaign was organised by the Open Dialogue Foundation, which is preparing further deliveries of equipment for the defenders of Kyiv and other cities. 210 kevlar ballistic helmets and 70 bulletproof vests class IV left […]

Marcin Święcicki: The reports on the ODF are false

Marcin Święcicki: The reports on the ODF are false

03.08.2017

On 2 August, Marcin Święcicki, MP of the Civic Platform, was a guest on “24 Pytania – Rozmowa Poranka” broadcast on Polskie Radio 24. The main topic discussed by Katarzyna Adamiak-Sroczyńska included the latest right-wing media reports on the Open Dialog Foundation

Bartosz Kramek for Radio Zet: “Concession is something we have never concealed”

Bartosz Kramek for Radio Zet: “Concession is something we have never concealed”

03.08.2017

Last week, Polish Television (TVP) broadcast a material in which it accused the Chair of the Open Dialog Foundation Bartosz Kramek of “calling for an overthrow of the government and destabilisation of the state” and presented its theory on the aim behind the Foundation holding a concession.

The “Ukrainian World” centre closed its doors. It helped 30 thousand Ukrainians

The “Ukrainian World” centre closed its doors. It helped 30 thousand Ukrainians

23.06.2016

After over two years of activity, the ODF closed down the Warsaw-based “Ukrainian World” centre. It was the first and biggest centre offering support to large numbers of Ukrainians arriving to Poland. From the beginning of its activity, the “Ukrainian World” helped over 30 000 people.