WhiteBIT, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in Europe with Ukrainian roots, and Whitepay, a solution for receiving cryptocurrency payments and contributions, have started a partnership with the Ronald McDonald House in Ukraine Charitable Organization. Thanks to this, it is possible to help the families of seriously ill children and victims of the war through cryptocurrency donations.
Ukraine is among the top three world leaders in the use of cryptocurrencies and is one of the leading countries in terms of the implementation of blockchain technologies. Since the beginning of the full-scale invasion, cryptocurrencies have become one of the most effective ways to quickly collect donations for the Armed Forces of Ukraine. In the first day of the military aggression of the Russian Federation alone, the Ministry of Digital Transformation collected more than 7 million dollars in cryptocurrency to help the army. Therefore, the integration of crypto payments into charitable foundations is an effective way to help those who need it most and in the shortest possible time.
Previously, many donors could be deterred by exchange fees, bank delays, and other bureaucratic hurdles. Now, thanks to the integration of the Whitepay system, it is possible to convert cryptocurrency donations into hryvnias in a matter of seconds. This will help the Ronald McDonald House in Ukraine Fund to collect more international donations for Ukrainian children. Contributions in 140 cryptocurrencies from anywhere in the world are available on this page for donations.
Ronald McDonald Family Rooms are the main activities of the Ronald McDonald House in Ukraine Foundation. Already 170,000 times this program has helped parents and seriously ill children to be near in hospitals in comfortable conditions. With the start of a full-scale invasion, the Foundation also launched programs to support those affected by the war. Now the Food Packages program is actively operating: IDP families in the frontline and de-occupied areas received more than 190,000 humanitarian aid kits. It is thanks to charitable contributions that the Foundation has the opportunity to help children, so now everyone can support the Foundation in an even more convenient way – with cryptocurrency.
Since the beginning of the full-scale invasion, WhiteBIT has been actively helping Ukraine in charitable, informational and technical areas. For a year now, the cryptocurrency exchange has been cooperating with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, and with the help of the Whitepay solution, crypto donations from all over the world are collected by UNITED24, the Serhiy Prytula Foundation, Pillochki and other charitable foundations.
whitebit — one of the largest European centralized crypto-exchanges originally from Ukraine. WhiteBIT was founded in 2018. The roots of the team are Ukrainians. The company currently employs 1,000 professionals. The exchange features over 350 trading pairs, 270 assets and 10 government currencies. The highest average daily trading volume is over $2.5 billion.
white pay — SaaS company that provides cryptocurrency solutions for business and charity: cryptoacquiring, POS terminals, payment and donation pages. Immediately after the start of the big war, Whitepay launched a collection of cryptocurrencies for the needs of the defenders. More than $2,000,000 has already been raised with Whitepay, and the number of donations is growing every day. The company cooperates with 50+ charitable foundations that help both the military and Ukrainians affected by the war.
CO “Foundation House of Ronald McDonald in Ukraine” is a charitable non-profit organization that creates and supports programs to improve the health and well-being of children and their families, and also develops a family-oriented approach to medical care. Since 2017, the Foundation has opened and maintains six Ronald McDonald Family Rooms in public hospitals in Kyiv, Lviv, Vinnytsia, Sumy, Rivne and Kharkiv (now closed). Since the beginning of the war, the Foundation has launched additional programs to support families suffering from the war. The amount of assistance in 2022 amounted to more than UAH 100,000,000.