PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Oregonians are stepping up to help those affected by the war in Ukraine.

A community effort in Corvallis is raising money for their Ukrainian sister city. Corvallis and Uzhhorod have been sister cities for more than 30 years and the effort has already raised more than $200,000 for Ukrainian refugees.

Laura Rathja, a teacher at Adams Elementary School in Corvallis, shared more on this fundraising milestone.

To learn more and support the effort click here.