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ONE ROQ Launches Micro-Donations To Support Ukraine and Other Causes


March 7, 2022

Following last week’s community vote on our proposal to create a Donation program for Ukraine, it was determined that an overwhelming number of Members favored the launch of an immediate donation support initiative.  (Approximately 90% of members votes YES, and 10% NO.)  While we are honoring our democratic process, we want you to be aware that during the vote, many of you provided valuable perspectives from both sides that we have used to tailor the final program in a way in which we believe should appease most.

In summary, Members and Non-Members will now have the option to set up a automatic % of proceeds (up to 5%)  which will be separated for donation and sent directly to verified organizations  assisting the Ukraine humanitarian crisis – or to organization supporting issues that are important to you.   

That is, ONE ROQ’s auto-donate platform is 1. optional to enroll and 2. not exclusive to a single charity or cause. 

Finally, to keep our costs under control, we have additionally reduced the total donation max from 10%, down to 5% of proceeds. 

At a high-level, while we remain highly concerned over the war in the east, and the health and safety of those affected by Putin’s egregious and unprovoked war,  we will treat this new platform as the potential beginning of a broader ’cause’ platform for the company and brand. 

As shared in our prior post, if you are interested in making independent donations, below is a list of organizations we have reviewed and approved. 

  • International Committee of the Red Cross: A global organization assisting those in war-torn areas, the ICRC enables medical professionals and engineers to better the living conditions of Ukraine residents “as the security situation allows.” They are taking donations via their website portal.
  • Revived Soldiers Ukraine: Focused both on broader humanitarian aid as well as the “medical rehabilitation of Ukrainian soldiers,” Revived Soldiers helped found a large rehab space in the city of Irpin. They are taking donations via PayPal.
  • Save the Children: This group is raising money for the millions of Ukrainian children who are in grave danger of physical harm, severe emotional distress and displacement following an escalation in hostilities overnight. They provide food, blankets, and emergency shelter tools to children and their families. They are taking donations via their website portal.
  • Sunflower of Peace: A group focused on “empowering orphans, internally displaced persons, and, recently, those most affected by COVID-19 in Ukraine.” They also raise money to bring resources to healthcare workers and scientists. They are taking donations via Facebook.
  • Support Hospitals in Ukraine: Having raised over $4 million in the last eight years, Support Hospital provides “trauma-related equipment and surgical tools,” among other needed items. They are taking donations via their website portal.
  • Voices of Children: A Ukrainian organization that provides psychological care for kids dealing with the trauma of war. Their work is focused in Donetsk and Luhansk, two areas that have been particularly hard hit by Russian aggression. They are taking donations via their website portal.
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  • International Rescue Committee: The International Rescue Committee (IRC) helps people affected by humanitarian crises—including the climate crisis—to survive, recover and rebuild their lives. Founded at the call of Albert Einstein in 1933, the IRC is now at work in over 40 crisis-affected countries as well as communities throughout Europe and the world https://www.rescue.org/
  • Project Hope: For more than 60 years, Project HOPE has transformed the health and well-being of people and communities around the world. We work on the front lines of the world’s health challenges, partnering hand-in-hand with communities, health care workers and public health systems to ensure sustainable change. ProjectHope.org

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