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Cars of Hope in Ukraine: “The main problem was that the heater didn’t work because of the power outage.”

Press release Cars of Hope, December 01, 2022

On November 24, a Cars of Hope team arrived in Kyiv to deliver numerous donations to the Help War Victims (HWV) organization. It was their sixth mission in Ukraine since the current phase of the war began on February 24, 2022.

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Solidarity Collectives 11.2022: No rest ‘till the last dictator dies [Ukraine]

Solidarity Collectives” (former “Operation Solidarity“) is an anti-authoritarian volunteer network formed before the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine to help comrades on the front line and civilians affected by the war. “Collectives” isn’t merely a name but the essence of our initiative which was joined by various organizations and groups from Ukraine, Germany, Poland, France, US, Netherlands, Canada, and many other countries.

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On November 23 we will set off to Ukraine again, but we need your support [Cars of Hope]

On November 23rd Cars of Hope will travel to Ukraine again. In this contribution you will find information about the current situation, a new flyer and a new list with items that are needed in Ukraine.

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Help War Victims UA (HWV) need a van to support friends and civilians in the cities near the frontline and liberated areas [Ukraine]

Ukraine. We are an autonomous volunteer group called HWV (helpwarvictimsua) and are helping those who suffered from Russia’s military aggression from the beginning.

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Cars of Hope on the war in Ukraine – First convoy in the last week of April

Some of the Enough collective will join the Cars of Hope convoy in Ukraine. We will publish a statement soon. Here is a press release of Cars of Hope.

Image above: War in eastern Ukraine. Archive image from 6 September 2014, 16:54 (04:54 p. m.) Image by Noah Brooks under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.

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Notes from Lviv in times of war [Ukraine]

I am writing this text on the night of 7-8 March in Lviv. This is the fourth year of my living in Lviv, and I met the war here. It seems that my whole life has passed since my mother’s morning call. She told me that “we are being bombed.” My life and the lives of everyone around me have broken down and will not be the same as before. But we will live somehow. I would like to share with the readers of Commons my observations on how a new life emerges in my city. I know that the next breakdown can happen even before I finish this text, so am writing quite in a hurry.

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Brooklyn, NY: Communique From The Gym Collective On Brutal NYPD Eviction Of Mutual Aid Hub

Report from The Gym, a mutual aid network in Brooklyn, New York, about the recent reclamation of a vacant property for use as a mutual aid hub and subsequent eviction by the NYPD.

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Support Lesvos Mutual Aid and Solidarity Network

Greece. Lesvos. The world as we have known it is currently being reshaped by a pandemic. This ongoing situation is being exploited to amplify existing inequalities, increase forms of social control by the state, close borders, and push through measures that would have otherwise been met with heavy resistance. Those already with the least before the pandemic–the poor, the elderly, survivors of domestic violence and gender-based violence, homeless people, people struggling with addiction, and migrants– are now even more exposed, with fewer and fewer support structures still operating.

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Philippines: Pasig Community Pantry Network [Video]

Pasig. Philippines. In one month of Community Pantry Mutual Aid initiatives, we proudly created a bond and a network of community Pantry organizers here in the municipality of Pasig dedicated to support their communities in this time of Pandemic crisis. A friendship, camaraderie and togetherness bloom in difficult times and despair.

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Buting Community Free Shop and Pantry [Philippines]

Philippines. We are on our 10th days straight now of our Mutual Aid initiatives called “Buting Community Free Shop and Pantry” providing grocery goods, vegetables and foods to our neighborhood. At this day, we managed to repack for 140 people.

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