ITMAGINATION's Continued Commitment To Supporting Ukraine, And How You Can Help
A big part of our community is Ukrainian - from our team members, to our family members, and to our friends.
Being headquartered in neighboring Poland means that we have a lot of shared history with our neighbors, and we are touched to see the mobilization from individuals and organizations in Poland and elsewhere to help Ukraine and the Ukrainian people. We want to continue doing our part to help.
We are committed to support our colleagues and friends from Ukraine. There are many needs and initiatives, and in this difficult period, we must help and support each other. We will continue to stand with you and help in any way we can. ми з тобою 💙💛. Daniel Arak, Co-founder & Board Member
Humanitarian Aid - Polish Humanitarian Action (PAH)
As part of our continued efforts to support the community, we donated 100 000 PLN to the Polish Humanitarian Action (PAH). These funds will go towards the humanitarian aid efforts for people living in Ukraine and those coming to Poland in the form of food, transport, shelter, and other kinds of assistance.
The Polish Humanitarian Action (PAH) has been helping Ukraine since 2014 and has been on a permanent mission there since 2015.
Offering Fast-tracked Interviews & Relocation Help
Our Recruitment team is helping connect people who are coming from Ukraine with relevant job opportunities, helping them with refining their CVs, and with interview coaching.
We have implemented fast-tracked interviews and contract preparation processes for people who are coming from Ukraine. To this date, we have hired 3 people who came to Poland from Ukraine and helped them relocate and settle down in Poland.
What does this mean? We are supporting vetted NGOs and Civic Society organizations with pro-bono design & development of digital products that they need to make an impact. Our Chief Innovation Officer, Marcin Dąbrowski is leading this effort at ITMAGINATION.
Many people are offering accommodation for Ukrainians in Poland, including members of our team. Our co-founder & board member Daniel Arak has offered his entire apartment in Warsaw as free accommodation for those in need.
Our recruitment team is working to help match people from Ukraine with job opportunities through their networks. They also provide interview coaching and CV preparation help.
Sylwia, our Head of Talent Acquisition, has been volunteering with her family and friends after-hours distributing sweets to children, as well as essentials for those arriving from Ukraine.
Many other team members are contributing to their local communities as volunteers. One person is Anna, who is volunteering in Warsaw.
How You Can Help
Spread the word! After people arrive in a new country and their initial humanitarian needs are met, they need to figure out their next steps and how they will regain a sense of financial & psychological security and normalcy.
Wardyński i Wspólnicy, a well-known law firm from Poland, have prepared a guide explaining comprehensively (but in easy-to-read format) the most up-to-date rules of entry, stay and work in Poland for citizens of Ukraine and other countries.
The media blackout and state censorship in Russia and Belarus are very real. People protesting against the war in Ukraine are being arrested. As a tech company, we have compiled a short guide on using TOR to stay secure and to enable the access to free unbiased information: Staying Safe Online in Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia with TOR (itmagination.com). Please note, ITMAGINATION encourages the use of tor for legal uses only, and to use it to safely connect to the internet in areas of war, such as Ukraine.
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