ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (April 8, 2022) — There are now more than 4.3 million Ukrainian refugees as Russia's brutal attacks on Ukrainian cities continue unabated.

We are shocked by the atrocities and war crimes being committed by Russian soldiers which include executions, rape, indiscriminate murders, bombing of hospitals, and more.

We in the the Jewish communities are doing what we can to raise funds to help the Ukrainian refugees and those trapped and unable to flee.

Food, water, medicine, and electricity are in very short supply in many cities, in the worst humanitarian crisis in Europe since World War II.

If you would like to help, you can send your donations to the Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities by check (2215 E Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA 52807) or through our Paypal account. See

All monies collected are being sent to outstanding organizations such as the Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), United Hatzalah, the American Jewish Committee (AJC), the Jewish Agency (JA), Jewish Federations of North America, Hadassah, and/or HIAS. If you would like to send your donations directly to these organizations, here are their web sites:

**Donations and pledges for Ukraine sent to the Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities have now topped $35,000 from over fifty generous donors. These emergency funds have been sent directly to organizations on the ground in Ukraine and the surrounding countries housing the refugees.

Thank you for your support! Please contact us at or (309-793-1300) if you have any questions.

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