Lighting up for Ukraine

Lighting up for Ukraine OXO

The Coin Street Community stands in solidarity with the people of Ukraine. Our neighbourhood and city are holding the Ukrainian people in our hearts.

We show our support by lighting the Oxo Tower in the colours of the Ukrainian flag.

BBC Newsround has helpful information on how to talk to your children about the conflict in Ukraine.

BBC Newsround
What to tell your children
Tips to help your mental health at this time

We are gravely concerned about the intensification of fighting in Ukraine over the past few days.

People are losing their homes and lives; families are being separated. Essential services, like water and healthcare, are under threat.

Please donate today if you can to the British Red Cross has an appeal to help the people of Ukraine. 

British Red Cross Ukraine Appeal

Other ways you can help the people of Ukraine

The developing situation in Ukraine is leaving thousands of people in desperate need of vital, lifesaving aid.

If you’d like to help, the most effective action you can take is to make a financial donation to one of the following charities. Any amount you can give will go a long way to helping those in need.

Save The Children 

International Rescue Committee 

International Committee of the Red Cross 

Choose Love 

British Ukrainian Aid 


Association of Ukrainians in Great Britain (AUGB) 

With Ukraine Global Support Fund 

Oxo Tower in Blue and Yellow