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Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher’s “Stand With Ukraine” campaign for refugees reach over $18 million funds

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Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher, the Hollywood celebrity couple had taken the initiative to start a GoFundMe campaign named “Stand With Ukraine” to raise funds for the betterment of Ukrainian refugees who have fled their country in the wake of the invasion and war against Russia. Their target is to raise $30 million for the refugees and as of now, they have already crossed the halfway mark.

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher’s campaign is funding Flexport and Airbnb to help Ukrainian refugees in Europe

Last weekend, Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher revealed on the latter’s Instagram that they are starting a fundraiser to aid Flexport.org and Airbnb.org, the two companies in the frontline providing support to Ukrainian refugees. Flexport has been sending out shipments of essential supplies to the refugees in Poland, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia and Moldova, while Airbnb has been providing short term residences to the refugees free of cost, as the post revealed.

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A couple days since they revealed their campaign, which has a target of $30 million, Kunis and Kutcher revealed that the funds had already crossed the halfway mark of $15 million. As of today, at the time of this article, the funds have eeached over $18 million, with over 30,000 contributors.

“UPDATE!! 15 million. We are halfway to our goal. Thank you for the support!,” Kutcher captioned his post on Instagram.

 

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“We just wanted to give you a quick update as to where we stand with the fundraising. We’re halfway through,” Kunis, who was born in Soviet Ukraine, said in the clip, “We’re super-excited, and we want to say thank you to each and every single one of you. It’s been an incredible past 48 hours.”

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We’re halfway there. We’re at $15 million, and we’re heading to $30,” added Kutcher, “We’re going to make this happen. There are some problems in the world that take a village to solve, and there are other problems that take the rest of the world. This is one of those other problems.

Earlier, Hollywood icon Leonardo DiCaprio, who is of Ukrainian descent, donated $10 million to the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

Highlights:

  • Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher’s GoFundMe campaign to aid Ukrainian refugees has crossed $18 million funds with a $30 millon target’
  • The funds will benefit Flexport and Airbnb for providing supplies and shipments to refugees stuck in Poland, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia and Moldova
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Saikat Banerjee
Saikat Banerjee
A wordsmith who indulges in the world of combat sports, Saikat is an MMA, boxing, and arm wrestling content writer at The MMA India Show and The Sports Room. Apart from combat sports, he also engages in Indian sports content at The Sports India Show. Currently pursuing an MBA from Jadavpur University, Saikat's other interests lie in motorcycling, working out, and travelling.
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