Important 15:58 12 Feb 2021

Hundreds left to fend for themselves in terrible frosts: how to help the homeless now

A simple Google request from a smartphone can save lives

Photo: Youth for Peace

The House of Mercy organization estimates that up to 20,000 homeless people live in Kyiv. Most of them are left alone in winter with frosts and foul weather. It's especially true now that Kyiv has been covered by daily snowfalls, and the temperature promises to drop to -25 degrees. Often, helping such people doesn't require any financial investment. All you need is 5 minutes of time and your smartphone.

We've figured out what the non-standard but effective ways to help the homeless are in difficult winter times.

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