1.FC Union Berlin are involved in a multitude of alliances and projects, which have collectively set the goal of integrating refugees in their new homeland in the best possible way.
Union are a partner in the Treptow Köpenick Alliance for Democracy and Tolerance, which was founded in 2000, are a project partner in the nationwide "Welcome to Football" programme, as part of the "Berlin Welcome Alliance" and are a supporter of the "Türöffner e.V." job network.
In addition, Union are also involved in further work with refugees through their own initiatives. For example, in 2015 the club invited the residents of the Köpenick refugee shelters to a joint dinner under the motto "Anstoß zur Begegnung" (impetus to encounter) and created accommodation for those in need in a club-owned property during the winter of 2015/2016.
Since 2022, 1. FC Union Berlin have also been offering refugee orphans from Ukraine a sports programme once a week, which primarily provides the children with exercise and a little distraction. For the children, the weekly training session should provide a small step back towards enjoying a normal life.