IFAW rushes emergency help to animals in Ukraine

IFAW rushes emergency help to animals in Ukraine

IFAW (International Fund For Animal Welfare) is committed to helping the people and animals impacted by the crisis in Ukraine for as long as they’re needed. They've been working with animal shelters in Ukraine for years and are on the ground helping Ukrainian refugees keep and care for their pets. They're also facilitating animal rescue missions in Ukraine to translocate lions, tigers, and other animals to zoos in neighboring countries.

100 days. 42,000+ animals helped. 1 blue tent.
100 days ago, IFAW rushed to provide emergency aid and support on the ground. But the war isn’t over—and neither are their efforts.
Veterinarian Andrew Kushnir recently returned from IFAW’s “blue tent” at the Ukraine-Poland border where he volunteered for several weeks. Andrew is of Ukrainian heritage—his father’s family fled Ukraine during World War II. When the devastating war began this past February, he thought of his father and all the people of Ukraine. And as a vet, he thought of the animals.

Teaming up with IFAW’s responders, Andrew provided much-needed vet care to cats, dogs and other animals crossing into Poland with their owners. As Andrew explains, “We’re helping people through animals. That’s what we’re doing.”


See more of Andrew’s story below.

6/1 - 8/31/22 Partnership

Dylan’s Candy BarN is proud to partner with IFAW (International Fund For Animal Welfare) to support their Ukraine response; safe shelter, pet food, medical assistance, reuniting pets with families, and help them be there when disaster strikes to protect animals everywhere.


Dylan’s Candy BarN is proud to donate $1 from each purchase of these charitable items to IFAW (International Fund For Animal Welfare) from 6/1 - 8/31/22 to support their response for animal aid in the Ukraine.

To learn more about how many animals IFAW has been able to help to date, how they distribute funds raised, and their next steps, please read this FAQ about their work.

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