Hackney venue EartH is holding an urgent supplies collection in support of Ukraine amid Russia's invasion of the country.
The collection will take place between 10am and 10pm today (March 2) until Thursday at midday. Among the essential items needed are batteries, painkillers, nappies, thermal wear and torches. Find a full list and instructions on where to leave your donations below.
Any donations collected will be sent to White Eagle Club / Klub Orła Białego who will deliver the items to the southern Polish city of Przemyśl, close to the Ukrainian border.
Taking place next Friday, Bethnal Green’s Studio 289 will also host a fundraising event in support of Ukraine with Giant Swan, Bok Bok and more scheduled to perform. 100% of ticket sales and all profits from the bar will go to the Ukrainian Red Cross and humanitarian charity Vostok SOS.
London-based protest and music collective R3 Soundsystem is also putting on a fundraising rave in aid of organisations supporting Ukraine. Scheduled for Friday, 11th March at South London club Venue MOT, the two-room event will run from 10pm until 7am and feature sets The Blessed Madonna, Midland, Craig Richards, and more.
An open source spreadsheet has been shared widely on social media, collating ways to purchase music directly from, and support, Ukrainian musicians and record labels.
For a list of DJ livestreams raising funds for Ukrainian aid organisations, go here. For more information on how the dance music community is uniting to help those affected by the invasion of Ukraine, go here and here.