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Ukraine received heavy amount of more than $37M in crypto donations

Polkadot and VeChain developers also donated $13M for Ukraine for their help.
Based on data collected, the amount of tracked crypto donations which are sent to the Ukrainian government, military and charities has surpassed $37 million at the time of publication. These amounts include Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Tether (USDT) and some other altcoins. The numbers are also based on tracked projects and don’t count the amounts which are given from one person to other person.
The most effective recipient of crypto donations appears to be the “Reserve fund of Ukraine,” which is backed by the country’s native cryptocurrency exchange, Kuna. According to its official channel, the exchange has raised approximately $13 million in crypto for Ukraine, mainly through BTC, ETH and USDT.

A non-government organization Next up and come back alive that says they are helping the Ukrainian Armed Forces’ resistance efforts, has received over $7.2 million in BTC donations at their wallet address. This includes previous, albeit minor, donations it had received during the War in Donbas, which began in 2014.

Then there is UkraineDAO, which is led by Pussy Riot’s (Russian feminist protest music group) Nadya Tolokonnikova and aims to sell a single nonfungible token whose main motivation is to get the highest fund for the country in any aspect or NFT, flag to fund Ukrainian civilian organizations. At the moment the highest bid for the NFT stands at $2.89 million USD.
More ahead, activists in the blockchain community have created Unchain Fund to help Ukraine. The initiative supports a plethora of altcoins, including NEAR, Binance Coin (BNB), Binance USD (BUSD) and more. Since its launch, the fund has raised more than $1.5 million in crypto, mostly through NEAR token donations. Anna Tutova, who is a member of Unchain Fund and a prominent socialite in the crypto community.

Anna Tutova

We raise money for medicine, evacuation and repair needs, food and clothes. We raise funds only in crypto and use multi-sig wallets to be completely transparent. Unchain fund is as well supported by Vitalik Buterin, Solana, Near, Celo foundation, Harmony, Polygon, Gnosis, Gitcoin and many more.

Other notable efforts which includes Braiins, the world’s oldest mining pool at the moment, with its donation of 10 BTC which is a plus portion of its hash rate to help Ukraine. Web3 humanitarian aid initiative RELI3F also sent, thus far, 185 ETH to three crypto funds that had the support of Ukraine.
But crypto enthusiasts are also asking the Ukrainian government to expand their acceptance of cryptocurrencies donations to other altcoins, not just BTC, ETH and USDT. On Monday, Sunny Lu, co-founder and CEO of Vechain, tweeted:
Around the same time, Gavin Wood, co-founder of Ethereum and creator of Polkadot (DOT) and Kusama,
Despite crypto fundraising efforts for Ukraine gaining a significant amount of traction and amounts which will be very helpful for the Ukrainians, users took to social media to warn each other to be vigilant, always check the authenticity of the donation links and watch out for scams. Because some con specialist use that thay type of hype for their personal benefit on the risking of millions.
In one example, an alleged con artist has been commenting on all posts pretending to post the official crypto address for helping the Ukrainian government.
On the other hand the people of Ukraine help their government in all aspects whether by money or by their efforts.
Females of the country are also joining the army and ready to fight with army on the stakes of their life to protect their country.

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