How can you help?
We know there is a huge amount of need in Shadwell, as across the UK at the moment. It can be hard to know how to help. Below are a few ideas to get you thinking about ways we can support those most in need in our community.
Volunteer Centre Tower Hamlets have a variety of roles to support the local community during the Covid-19 pandemic. Find all the details you need on here.
Sign-up with the Volunteer Centre Tower Hamlets, who are currently recruiting for a number of roles to support local residents through the Covid-19 crisis. https://www.vcth.org.uk/
Bethnal Green Foodbank is in need of delivery drivers to help deliver food parcels to those in need. If you have a driving license or even just a bicycle, get in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org.
The NHS continues to look for volunteer responders in a number of roles.
Donate to Local Causes
In response to the COVID-19 situation, Darul Ummah and Dawatul Islam are helping those who are elderly and vulnerable through delivering shopping, medication, hotfood and befriending. You can support this cause by donating to the following account. Please ensure the reference is *COVID-19*
Dawatul Islam UK & Eire (Welfare Fund) a/c No: 20077232 -(Code: 20-31-52)
Mulberry School for Girls is fundraising to prepare and deliver packs of food and personal care products to support its vulnerable families. Donate here
First Love Foundation needs additional funds to purchase and distribute fruit, vegetables and tinned food to the most vulnerable and deprived across the borough. Donate here
Bow Food Bank also needs funds to purchase additional food to meet growing demand caused by COVID-19. Donate here
Supporting Our Neighbours at this Time
Why not download and print this flyer (with translation in Bengali) to deliver to neighbours in your block or on your street, and offer to lend a helping hand?
Check-out this brilliant guide by the charity Capital Mass, about how we can love our neighbours in care homes.