The support for Ukraine continues as Victorians look for unique ways of to help the war-stricken country.
On February 24th, Russian President Vladimir Putin launched an invasion on Ukraine after years of political tension and islanders are looking for ways to support Ukraine as its people try to fend off the invasion.
This Tuesday, March 22nd, vendors at Fisherman’s Wharf are joing together to donate 50% of their proceeds to Canadian Red Cross for the Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis Appeal.
According to the Red Cross, donations will provide immediate and ongoing relief efforts in Ukraine, long-term recovery, resiliency, and other critical humanitarian activities that arise in Ukraine and surrounding countries, including anyone who has been displaced.
In Facebook post, the Greater Victoria Harbour Authority confirmed the following vendors would be taking part:
- Pirate Pizza Co.
- Floating Fish Store
- Jackson’s Ice Cream
- Barb’s Fish and Chips
- Sweets, Puerto Vallarta Amigos
- Victoria Harbour Ferry
- Kelp Reef Adventures
- Eagle Wing Tours (a $1000.00 lump sum donation)
- 4 Winds Nest
If you’re looking for other ways of supporting Ukraine, see our list of ways you can help the people of Ukraine right now.
- When: During operating hours of each of the businesses on Tuesday, March 22nd
- Where: #1 Dallas Road in James Bay