BAYC DONATES $1 MILLION IN CRYPTO TO UKRAINE
The Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT collection announced this week that it’s donated $1 million to Ukraine‘s official Ethereum wallet address.
“It’s been inspiring seeing our community come together in support of Ukraine — almost $1 million in ETH has been donated to Ukraine by wallets containing a BAYC ecosystem NFT. Today we’re matching that with a $1 million ETH donation of our own,” the collection’s Twitter account shared the information. Check it below.
The second-most valuable NFT collection sent 388.999 ETH (around $1 million) after being inspired by its community members’ contributions.
It's been inspiring seeing our community come together in support of Ukraine – almost $1m in ETH has been donated to @Ukraine by wallets containing a BAYC ecosystem NFT. Today we're matching that with a $1m ETH donation of our own. ?♥️??— Bored Ape Yacht Club (@BoredApeYC) March 8, 2022
Just two days after Russia started its invasion, Ukraine started accepting crypto donations. They have already received over $88 million in Cryptocurrency donations alone, and the government has about $7 million in Ethereum in its wallet.