Animal rescue

From dogs to lions, Greater Good Charities on animal rescue mission in Ukraine

Millions of Ukrainians have fled their homes since The invasion of Russia has beguntaking whatever belongings they can from the war-torn country.

About 6.5 million people embarked on a daunting journey of refuge from war, many leaving their beloved pets behind.

Despite the ongoing war and the grim images of destruction in Ukraine, Great good charities responded to desperate calls for help from Ukrainians.

“Hundreds of pets have been found dead in Ukraine since the crisis began,” the organization said. “Many of them were found trapped in a shelter and died of hunger and thirst. This is the heartbreaking reality for many displaced pets in Ukraine and neighboring countries.

The non-profit organization has mobilized with boots on the ground to provide cash assistance and aid to humanitarian and animal welfare partners in the war zone.

Dogs and cats aren’t the only animals to have benefited from Greater Good’s efforts.

During a rescue mission with Warriors of Wildlife to move a circus bear named Masha from Eurasia, volunteers learned of a lion, Mir, trapped in an area of ​​western Ukraine . Of course, they couldn’t leave him behind.

Mir was rescued and entered into a temporary zoo, where he will remain until his forever home at Simbonga Game Reserve & Sanctuary is ready.

Great good charities provided an emergency cash grant to many organizations, including the Centaurus Foundation, which cares for older animals. The big help in providing fuel for convoys, building materials for additional and improved enclosures, and veterinary supplies to help the refugee animals in their care.

“We are grateful for the incredible support we have received from our donors, especially to help us raise funds to provide 1.5 million meals for innocent animals who are suffering due to this crisis,” the organization told about its purpose.

Since the start of the war, Greater Good Charities has provided emergency relief to dozens of organizations in five countries to help struggling people and pets in Ukraine and neighboring countries.

Click here to donate and learn more about Greater Good Charities’ efforts in Ukraine.