Latvia sends 20 loads of donations to Ukraine daily, says organization

The residents of Latvia continue to collect and send goods to the Ukrainian people. 20-25 cars are traveling from Latvia every day, Ulvis Noviks, founder of the charity association Tavi draugitold Latvian Television on March 14.

Noviks said that the goods intended for the Ukrainian people were initially transported to central crisis centres in Poland. But it turned out there was a surplus of items, so they are now sent to the borders. Coordination with Ukraine is taking place to identify the most pressing needs.

“We give them anything they might need to survive – medical goods, food, hygiene,” Noviks said.

In the first days of the war, 10-15 cars per day traveled from Latvia, currently it is an average of 20-25 cars. The largest number was 60 cars a day, said Noviks.

On the way back, the cars carry refugees from Ukraine. So far the association has brought 350 people.

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