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"Join in!": Club calls on fans to support Ukraine – and shows numerous ways to help

How to help Ukraine refugees? 1. FC Nürnberg shows its fans numerous options. A relief convoy is due to start soon.

Nuremberg – “We continue to help people affected by the war in and from Ukraine.” 1. FC Nuremberg * tweeted on Wednesday (March 16). There should be further campaigns and support together with the club family and the Sparkasse Nürnberg.

Ukraine war: 1. FC Nuremberg calls on fans for support

The fans are called upon to help. There are concrete suggestions in a second Twitter post.

  • Donates ready-packed first-aid bags
  • Gives away bikes to refugees
  • Supports the Nuremberg food bank

Ukraine-Aid/Nuremberg: “Donate ready-packed first-aid bags”

“First-aid bags contain the essential medically necessary materials that are currently required in Ukraine. From now until Friday, March 25th, the club and savings bank are collecting ready-made first-aid kits that you can buy in hardware stores, car dealerships and workshops and that you know from every car.” All 1. FCN fans are invited to purchase first-aid kits “and to hand it over to us for onward transport”:

  • Before the home game against Dynamo Dresden (Sunday, March 20, 2022, kick-off: 1.30 p.m.) at the UnserClub stand in front of the service center at the Max Morlock Stadium
  • ClubHaus (Josephsplatz 4; Mon-Sat, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.)
  • Service Center at the Max Morlock Stadium (Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
  • FCN office at the Valznerweiher sports park (Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
  • Main office of the Sparkasse Nuremberg (Lorenzer Platz 12, gate in the entrance area, Mon-Sun, staffed around the clock)

Club convoy drives to Ukrainian border – support for Lviv

The Club convoy – FCN buses and vans – is expected to start with the Club family towards the Ukrainian border at the end of next week. Volunteers receive the medical material there and deliver to hospitals and hospitals in the city of Lviv.

Help for Ukraine refugees – apartments, support at the blackboard and interpreting

We also ask that private accommodation be made available. “Do you have a granny flat, holiday apartment or other lockable living area that you want to make temporarily available to refugees? For this purpose, the city of Nuremberg has set up an intermediary platform on which all private housing offers can be entered: Offer housing – for refugees arriving in Nuremberg (tuerantuer.org).”

People who want to help can also offer support for Ukraine refugees* at the Tafel. “In order to further expand their offer and to be able to talk to people better about their food needs, the food bank is looking for cooks and interpreters in Russian and Ukrainian,” reads the 1st FCN website.

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The FCN has already started an aid campaign for Nuremberg’s twin city Kharkiv.*

Ukraine refugees: Wanted foster homes for pets

Anyone who can offer help for the refugees’ pets can also get in touch. We are looking for people who can temporarily take in animals from private individuals who have fled the Ukraine.

“We have two dogs of our own that are part of the family and I would do anything for them. I would be very happy if the club family found out more from the animal shelter in Nuremberg and if anyone could offer the Ukrainian refugee animals a foster home. We are only looking for temporary supporters and animal lovers,” club professional Johannes Geis is quoted as saying.

Donations for the Ukraine aid

To the Charkiw-Nürnberg partnership association to the donation account at Sparkasse Nürnberg: DE12 7605 0101 0001 3500 58; Purpose: “Aid projects Kharkiv

or to Franken Hilft eV: DE35 7606 1025 0001 3630 00; Purpose “Ukraine”

You can find an overview of help options for Ukraine refugees in Bavaria here.* (kam) *Merkur.de/bayern is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA

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