A coffee roastery in Hackney Wick has launched a subscription delivery service for coffee lovers in the area - and every person who signs up gets to gift a bag of coffee to a key worker or person in need.
A North London interfaith organisation has had to cancel its Seder demonstration this year due to the coronavirus lockdown but Jewish people all over the borough will still be celebrating Passover at home.
Under threat of closure, Mildmay Hospital will now be used to treat homeless patients recovering from Coronavirus and people with HIV/AIDS. The Shoreditch hospital’s staff are ready to help in the national effort, like the doctors and nurses of Mildmay before them, who cared for the sick and dying during epidemics that swept through east London and shook the world.
Hackney venues, restaurants and pubs have closed since PM Boris Johnson ordered a nation-wide shutdown of entertainment establishments throughout the UK on Friday in an effort to slow the spread of Covid-19.
Intergenerational neighbour network East London Cares has launched a Covid-19 emergency appeal to help keep older residents safe and healthy and to develop new online ways to bring different generations together.
A leading mental health charity needs to raise £15,000 for new equipment so it can continue offering vital services to people struggling with mental ill-health as social distancing measures come into force across the capital. Its launched a crowdfunder and is appealing to the public for help.
Dalston’s Arcola Theatre is celebrating its community acting groups with a festival of “Creative Disruption” including a rendition of Aristophanes’ Greek comedy Lysistrata by the over-50s acting troupe.