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CEX.IO Extends Donation Widget Support to International Rescue Committee

, May 16, 2022

Earlier this month, we were proud to announce the launch of our Donation Widget, which empowers international users to directly support critical organizations on the ground protecting and saving lives in Ukraine. The first cause to benefit from your generosity was the National Specialized Children’s Hospital of Ukraine (OHMATDYT).

This week, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) was added as a vital organization available in the Donation Widget dropdown menu that will put your charitable crypto donations to urgent use. 

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises, helping restore health, safety, education, economic well-being, and power to people devastated by conflict and disaster. 

Right now, the IRC is providing help to people fleeing the crisis in Ukraine, working with local partners in both Poland and Ukraine to provide critical information services, legal counseling and psychological support to refugees fleeing the conflict. The IRC is also distributing medical supplies, procuring essential items such as sleeping bags and blankets for distribution, and providing cash so displaced families can purchase what they need the most. 

You can facilitate the crucial IRC effort today. If you are a CEX.IO verified user logged into your account, it takes less than 20 seconds to make a real difference. Just select the organization from the dropdown menu. Add the cryptocurrency option and donation amount of your choice, and click “Proceed.” That’s it. 

More organizations working to save lives in Ukraine, and those which provide essential information, healthcare, or relocation aid to those displaced, will be added in the coming weeks. You can be a part of a great international effort to help people in the most trying circumstances. 

And in the future, when we hope the war is well past us, we will continue to leverage this widget, working with causes that make a positive difference in the world. 

Thank you for your support of this international effort – and the people of Ukraine.

* Donated crypto will be converted into fiat, and 100% of funds collected will benefit the hospital. CEX.IO waives any and all processing fees. As with any charitable donation, consult with your tax professional regarding any potential tax deduction. In order to donate, you must be a verified CEX.IO user actively logged into your account. 

 

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