The COVID-19 Response Network is a website that can be created for communities and instantly shows local residents what is available to them and where, and helps them to reach out for help from others that are offering it.
'The Golden Hearted' Facebook group for people who want to help each other at difficult times.
Covid-19 Mutual Aid - Group Admins support group
🇦🇺 🔗 https://www.helpfulneighbours.com.au/
A tool to match offers / requests for help during the pandemic within Australia (with a map)
🇦🇺u 🔗 https://m.facebook.com/groups/206482517172457
Mutual Aid Network Australia - an emergent grassroots disaster relief network based on the principles of climate justice, solidarity, mutual aid, and autonomous direct action (Facebook group).
Solidarity in times of corona in Belgium
The social support networks stepping up in coronavirus-stricken China
Initiative in Czech Republic
Queer Relief for COVID-19. In English and German.
List of volunteer projects
Tunisia Dev Community for COVID
Yes We Breathe ENISo & FMS
Yes We Breathe Tunis
🇬🇧 🔗 https://www.coronabuddy.co.uk - volunteer in your local communities.
Meta group helping other Mutual Aid groups around the UK get started.
🗣@instantiator @hannah_o_rourke @policerewired
Combined map of COVID-19 Mutual aid support groups. Mainly UK. Add your local support facebook group or online community to this crowdsourced map, drawn from several data sources and developed by volunteers. Help each other by joining a group, checking in with others and making sure those most vulnerable have what they need. This map is embeddable.
Comprehensive list Existing local mutual aid groups.
Full and complete list as an airtable which people are curating and adding to.
Connecting communitites in times of need
Community hubs in the UK
Help self-isolating neighbours. Super simple - either offer things you can do for others, or say that you need help. The platform matches clients with volunteers. Think deliver food, collecting urgent medicine, etc. Built specifically for the COVID-19 situation and non-commercial.
🇬🇧🔗Related twitter thread
(It seems that most of the suggestions from the thread are covered in the website above, but might be worth looking through if your area isn’t covered)
Queercare provides assistance for immunocompromised, asthmatic or otherwise at additional risk from COVID-19. You can also access useful resources and advice via their page. Queercare has volunteers nationally and is working on organising folk into more local groups and providing advice. A sign-up form is available here.
Reuse- Freegle is a community reuse organisation in the UK. We have a lot of kind members across the country and are asking them to indicate whether they can help (or need help) at
created by volunteers for volunteers who decided to take action and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic by self-organising into local groups on WhatsApp and Facebook and to find the nearest Mutual Aid volunteer. Volunteer map and sign up form. Positive safe vibes!
Region specific: Exeter.
Exeter Community Wellbeing has been created to assist individuals and community groups to help and support each other during this challenging time.
Online and telephone hotlines are available to gather information from people and organisations who want to offer their help and support to the community response.
Tiny Scots village creates Coronavirus hack that's pure genius
Scottish corner shop gives kits to those in need
List of mutual aid groups in the UK
Coronavirus and community activism in the UK
Can we improve the NHS’s ability to tackle covid-19 through emergency public health interventions?
Drug runners keep medicines moving during lockdown
National access to food and community space
Help them Help us: an initiative to support the physical, mental, and day to day wellbeing of NHS staff across the UK.
Listings: #covid19mutualaid GoogleSheet
🇺🇸🔗List of Mutual Aid Groups in the US
This article provides information about Mutual Aid Groups based in local communities all around the US.
Submissions: #covid19mutualaid submission form,
Chicago- COVID-19 Mutual Aid Volunteer Sign-up
Los Angeles- Ground Game LA Mutual Aid volunteer & needs intake
San Fransisco- How Can I Help? Project Consolidation (Bay Area)
Seattle- Request Help Form
🇺🇸🔗Duke University Mutual Aid Groups
Duke- This article provides information about a student-led mutual aid group that aims to provide help in the form of food, housing and transportation for members of the Duke community affected by the University’s decision to close campus.
People Powered - #HeretoHelp
A movement to stop the COVID-19 Pandemic. #staythefuckathome
Group of UK tech / product people to support anyone who needs development resources
The best examples of citizens' initiatives on the Covid19 crisis, pre-empting government action, from around the world. In other words, people working together to contain the pandemic and support each other through it. Many of the examples have been pulled out and included in this handbook.
Dealing with Coronaviruses and Pandemics Alternatively- Aims to capture/archive alternative community-driven strategies that are inclusive and caring/nurturing to deal with viruses/pandemics
Split into multiple sub-threads: news; preparation and response; Q&A; emotional responses and silver linings; firsthand accounts. Past content archived here: http://bit.ly/2PFzTPA
For a laid back conversation, questions, etc. regarding the COVID-19 outbreak
r/coronavirus- Seeks to monitor the spread of the disease COVID-19, declared a PHEIC by the WHO
r/COVID19- Seeks to facilitate scientific discussion of this potential global public health threat
How-to guides and project ideas have been moved here.