Val and Nigel Elvin united their neighbours with a simple WhatsApp group in Coventry. From leaving unexpected surprises on doorsteps to birthday parties, repainting street signs, shopping for self-isolators, planting flowers and arranging a coffee van.
Ben Berman had leftover dough from what was supposed to be a gathering of friends. But with the pandemic raging, the party was cancelled and he started making pizza to give away instead. Now he’s made countless pizzas and lowered them to people on the street below - all he asks is that they consider donating to a chosen hunger relief charity.
This group of over 100 students spent lockdown volunteering everywhere they could, bringing care packages to frontline workers, as well as support with research and childcare.
After a period of prolonged unemployment for a lot of people during the lockdown, this charity connects donors to those needing to pay their bills. Pandemic of Love has connected thousands to each other in the US as well as the UK.
Debbie has been described as a 'woman who is amazing at her very core'.
A kindhearted woman who paid £613 for a fellow passenger’s plane ticket has been revealed as Debbie Bolton. The woman was
It all began in 1996. HRH The Prince of Wales immediately had one of his brilliant ideas when he learned of the enormous
The key thing I noticed was that once a volunteer gave a bit of time to a cause, they generally then started to give money, or bring their networks in to help, to fundraise, and give other stuff. I dreamt of a technology platform that would bring all that under one roof to facilitate what I was currently doing, patchily, by phone and email.
Sometimes it's difficult to find the right time, the place or the words to express how we feel about someone, but don't wait until it's too late. Maybe Christmas is the perfect opportunity! Heal that rift. Say it while you can and put the 'Happy' back into Christmas.
Christmas is a particularly busy time for Stephanie, she will single-handedly plan and arrange a Christmas fair and put all the money raised in to buying food and gifts for local families. Each family will be given a box of everyday essentials and a box of fresh produce.