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Several Buffalo Businesses are stepping up to support Ukraine in this desperate time of need. Any act, whether it be big or small, makes a great difference. Learn about some of the upcoming events you can attend and businesses you can support that will be donating proceeds to aid and assist Ukrainian refugees.


Hydraulic Hearth 

For the entire month of March, Hydraulic Hearth is “marching for Ukraine” and will be donating 100% of pizza sales (dine in & take out) to aid Ukrainian refugees. Stop in soon and get one of their delicious pizza’s and show your support for Ukraine. Learn more on their Facebook Page :

Ukrainian Cultural Center 

The Ukrainian Cultural Center is located at 562 Genesee Street in Buffalo, NY and was founded by Ukrainian emigrants that had been displaced from their homeland by World War Two. The founding members sought to establish a community center where they could maintain their cultural identity, pass their heritage onto their children, socialize, and participate in organizations that would continue their progress towards an independent Ukraine. 

Their kitchen and lounge will be open every Friday evening to provide a place to gather and fundraise for humanitarian aid and medical supplies in Ukraine. 

Upcoming Event : This Tuesday, March 1st they are asking the Buffalo community to meet at Buffalo City Hall at 4pm to show support. 

The Ukrainian American Freedom Foundation has partnered with the PayPal giving fund to accept donations for medical supplies and humanitarian aid for wounded Ukrainian soldiers and refugees Make a Donation : PayPal

Follow them on Facebook for frequent updates:

Visit their website for more information :

Hofbrauhaus Buffalo 

Visit the Hofbrauhaus Buffalo on Thursday, March 10th as they will be donating 10% of total sales for the day to aid the citizens of Ukraine  

  • Please make reservations at or by calling  (716) 939-2337
  • Donations will be accepted during the event.
  • Flag processional and speech will commence at 7:00pm

Buffawix Candle Co.

Locally owned candle company “Buffawix Candle Co.” is doing their part to help show support for Ukraine. Owner Kristine Bailey recently launched a new candle called “All One Herd” and partnered with the Ukrainian American Freedom Foundation, who provides humanitarian and medical aid to war victims in Ukraine. 50% of the “All One Herd” proceeds will go to the UAFF. Follow their page on instagram @buffawixcandleco to view the full post. 

View candle on their website here :




Red Cross 

To learn more about how to assist Ukrainian refugees visit the International Committee of the Red Cross website:

The International Committee of the Red Cross – together with its partners in the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement – remains active in Ukraine, saving and protecting the lives of victims of armed conflict and violence. Our neutral and impartial humanitarian action supports the most vulnerable people: humanitarian needs are enormous, but together we can address them. Your donation will make a huge difference to families in need right now.