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Déjà 200.000 euros pour un Volkswagen T4 aux enchères en soutien aux Ukrainiens
02 July 2022
Déjà 200.000 euros pour un Volkswagen T4 aux enchères en soutien aux Ukrainiens
Un van customisé par une artiste américaine est actuellement vendu aux enchères sur Internet. Cette opération étonnante a été lancée fin mai et se poursuit jusqu’au 25 juin 2022
This is the story of the most valuable VW minivan in all of history.
15 June 2022
This is the story of the most valuable VW minivan in all of history.
March 1999. A 1999 T5 VW Caravelle van was bought by a family in Sweden for $30,990. We can speculate that they used her to enjoy the freedom...
Press conference in Media Center Ukraine in Lviv
25 May 2022
Press conference in Media Center Ukraine in Lviv
On 12 May, a press conference by the representatives of the NGO "Razom for Ukraine" and the "Vstyhnemo" movement, a part of which was focused on the "We Will Make It: Evacuation" project, was held at Media Center Ukraine in Lviv.
Valera sends us another video (May 20): school needs rebuilding roof
21 May 2022
Valera sends us another video (May 20): school needs rebuilding roof
Right now we are in a Bucha region. This village is not so far from Kyiv. In this region was a huge fight. Bomb was destroyed the roof of this school...
Collecting All the Aid: from vans to airplanes
19 May 2022
Collecting All the Aid: from vans to airplanes
The day has come when providing vans and cars is no longer enough. We have started to work on finding a solution to the intercontinental transportation of aid – food, hospital medications, tools, and vehicles.
May 7th 2022 Quick Guerilla style paypal campaign to get urgent gasoline into Ukraine
18 May 2022
May 7th 2022 Quick Guerilla style paypal campaign to get urgent gasoline into Ukraine
In 12 hours we helped raise 3000 USD that was transferred directly via PayPal to drivers of the PinkBus fleet.
First Defender is funded and enter Ukraine
17 May 2022
First Defender is funded and enter Ukraine
Meeting the changing needs for more agile off road needs for evacuations, one big donor funds the first off-road vehicle.
Auction Collective is signed
16 May 2022
Auction Collective is signed
The Auction Collective auction house is signed on for a three week timed auction starting at the beginning of June.
Van for Lublin
15 May 2022
Van for Lublin
One more van for a grassroots organization overseeing the logistics of continual delivery of aid, tools, and resources from PL into all sectors of UA
Gas money overnight campaign
14 May 2022
Gas money overnight campaign
Timely response was a critical importance more than usually, so we went to WhatsApp groups and larger network asking people to send money directly via PayPal to various drivers covering different corridors in UA.
New vehicles are added to the fleet
12 May 2022
New vehicles are added to the fleet
KHARKIV: one van for Forest Protection NGO doing food supply to rural population
Object Petit A
11 May 2022
Object Petit A
Our resident artist Natacha Merritt, who happens to be one-third of the original PinkBus trio, collaborated directly with a team of disabled-children evacuation specialists to come up with a grand way to raise larger funds
Birth of Art for fundraising stage 2
10 May 2022
Birth of Art for fundraising stage 2
We anticipated donor fatigue. We hatched a multi million dollar ambitious art collaboration with the drivers.
Nataliya Kayak about cooperation ''Operation Pinkbus'' with Ukrainian scout organization ''Plast''
30 April 2022
Nataliya Kayak about cooperation ''Operation Pinkbus'' with Ukrainian scout organization ''Plast''
Another NGO that received support from the "Operation Pinkbus" is the largest Ukrainian scout orgnisation "Plast".
Odesa photos with van
15 April 2022
Odesa photos with van
Here you can see some photos from Odessa
Chernihiv in action
03 April 2022
Chernihiv in action
My name is Valeria. From the beginner of war we mobilized a lot of people for answering the need. And a basic needs it's of course evacuation...
Kuleba in action
26 March 2022
Kuleba in action
Kuleba coming from Chernihiv video. Today we have convoy of buses in Chernihiv.
Photos from Lublin - picking up the original 13
23 March 2022
Photos from Lublin - picking up the original 13
These are our guys and we are in Lublin right now. These are the vans.
PinkBus fleet enters Ukraine
20 March 2022
PinkBus fleet enters Ukraine
ELC - WARSAW - 1 FULCRUM - LVIV - 1 EVERY CHILD - KIEV - 1 MYKOLAI KULEBA - KIEV - 5 MANIFEST PEACE - ODESA - 2 PRAST - IVANO-FRANKVIST - 1
Yurij school #25 video
16 March 2022
Yurij school #25 video
Yurij from Novopomich has been one of our critical partners; we have also come to be trusting allies and good friends. His organization is responsible for the transportation from Europe into Ukraine...
Pink Bus fleet #1 from Lithuania to Lublin March 13
13 March 2022
Pink Bus fleet #1 from Lithuania to Lublin March 13
13 Vehicles prepared with Natacha’s help, are readied for evacuations
We need vans...lots of vans March 8
8 March 2022
We need vans...lots of vans March 8
Originally there were 13. Procured and purchased in Lithuania, in the vicinity of Vilnius, a few were cargo vans, a few 4x4, but all useful for immediate evacuation, transport, and supply-distro needs...
Building a logistical chain March 4
4 March 2022
Building a logistical chain March 4
At first it was a question of how can we guarantee the delivery of vehicles in different parts of Ukraine. This question made us realize that we had an opportunity to establish a structure within which the vans could pass now and...
Pink Bus first days: direct to NGO
4 March 2022
Pink Bus first days: direct to NGO
Our first mission started on February 28 and by the 10th of March we had raised enough cash to procure and deliver 13 VW passenger minivans deep into Ukraine. We used the opportunity to establish a strong logistical corridor...
CASH IS KING March 3 - 6
3 March 2022
CASH IS KING March 3 - 6
We raised roughly $140K in cash and $200K in direct donations to Ukrainian NGOs from very generous donors spanning 11 countries for the sole purpose