Mutual Aid Group Registries


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How to Set up a Mutual Aid Group

Please see:

๐Ÿ”—ย https://coronavirustechhandbook.com/volunteering

Please see:

๐Ÿ”—ย https://coronavirustechhandbook.com/group-decisionmaking

Global Resources

Global Map and Data Sources of COVID-19 Initiatives

Redaktor

๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ”— redaktor.ushahidi.io
Map of all COVID-19 initiatives

Mutual Aid WIKI

๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ”—ย https://mutualaid.wiki

Map of COVID-19 Mutual Aid groups created by a small group affiliated toย Mutual Aid UK

Map can be embedded on other sites, data can be pulled or added to. Internationalisation (translation) in progress.

Links to Global Resources

๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ”—https://mutualaiddisasterrelief.org/collective-care/

Mutual Aid Disaster Relief links to Global Mutual Aid Resources

Comprehensive list of International Mutual Aid Networks Registries

๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ”—https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1M9Y46lhZSVIRyE1Qh74Tj5uu91VKs5nhFCUudnFOqOg/edit#gid=776187552

Lists of networks and resources from a range of countries

Global Catalogue of Mutual Aid Resources by Country

๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ”—https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Fw6ru83MuRaerWTCyPPjbcwIhXaXIqy_SbE_8bAyB2M/edit?usp=sharing

List of Mutual Aid Resources for a range of countries in native languages

COVID-19 Resources and projects

๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ”—https://airtable.com/universe/expAvHxkW4rRwtVab/covid-19-resources-and-projects

Database of projects, specifically built using Airtable.

Thread of Global Citizen's Initiatives

๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ”—https://twitter.com/GeorgeMonbiot/status/1243074115763875840

The best examples of citizens' initiatives on the COVID-19 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.

Open Opps

๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ”—https://openopps.com/insights/contracts/summary/

Search for COVID-19 suppliers - Find suppliers of critical products & services in your country

National Resources

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom

COVID-19 Mutual Aid - Group Admins support group

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ”—https://www.facebook.com/groups/151925132663139/

๐Ÿ”—https://covidmutualaid.org/

Facebook Group for information sharing, discussion and advice between Mutual Aid Group coordinators

COVID-19 Mutual Aid UK - Register Your Group

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ”—https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdJrgqHazomhDsJDG3Nnye30Ys7sZEl-APCrQh80D1g-iQrgQ/viewform

Add your group (Google Form)

COVID-19 UK Mutual Aid groups

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ”—https://freedomnews.org.uk/covid-19-uk-mutual-aid-groups-a-list/

COVID-19 Mutual Aid groups, HTML list curated by Freedom News.

Mutual Aid UK

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ”—http://www.mutualaid.co.uk

This website is 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.

North London COVID-19 Map of Foodbanks and Food Distribution

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ”—http://bit.ly/NorthLondonC19SupportMap

Map of North London council boroughs (7) and wards, with links and contact details for local Coronavirus support services and other volunteer/Mutual Aid groups.

Local Halo Mutual Aid App

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ”—https://www.localhalo.com/coronavirus

London's mutual aid groups, broken down by borough and the GDPR-approved solution, no phone numbers are shown, volunteers and the vulnerable are kept safe at all times

Full list of Communities and Volunteering Groups Across UK

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ”—https://www.policerewired.org/home/covid-19/communitiesย (supporting data)

The collective list of all communities supporting and volunteering across the UK. Assembled from several different sources, aiming to be a fully comprehensive tool for finding a local group, and for easy access to your local safer neighbourhoods policing team.

COVID-19 Mutual Aid List Sync Software

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ”—https://github.com/commonknowledge/covid-19-mutual-aid-list-sync

COVID-19-mutual-aid-list-sync byย Common Knowledge. This software keeps in sync the following lists of UK based COVID-19 Mutual Aid groups: a flat HTML list maintained by Freedom, a Google Spreadsheet maintained by COVID-19 Mutual Aid UK, an Airtable maintained by us at Common Knowledge (deprecated)

COVID AID UK

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ”—https://www.facebook.com/CovidAidUK

Facebook Group for Mutual Aid

Mutual Aid Tech

๐Ÿ—ฃhttps://join.slack.com/t/mutualaidtech/shared_invite/zt-cod48mar-c6Wcj7zsOmZ8AcjRALk2LA

Meta group helping other Mutual Aid groups around the UK get started. (DEAD LINK)

Mutual Aid Airtable

๐Ÿ”—https://airtable.com/shrUCI7eE8xDqXLEx/tblFqGvhbICXwl493/viwenxDwDhhfOUiQu?blocks=hide

Full and complete list as an airtable which people are curating and adding to.

Corona Buddy

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ”—https://www.coronabuddy.co.uk

Connecting communities in times of need

List of UK Community Hubs

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ”—https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1uwcEbPob7EcOKBe_H-OiYEP3fITjbZH-ccpc81fMO7s/htmlview#gid=1418426695

Community hubs in the UK

Thread of Mutual Aid Groups

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ”—https://twitter.com/MissEllieMae/status/1238426880233148419?s=20t seems that most of the suggestions from the thread are covered in the website above, but might be worth looking through if your area isnโ€™t covered)

Local Helpers

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ”—https://localhelpers.org/

๐Ÿ—ฃ[email protected]

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.

Mutual Aid

๐Ÿ”—https://www.mutualaid.co.uk

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.ย Volunteer mapย andย sign up form. Positive safe vibes!

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States

Mutual Aid Hub

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ”—https://www.mutualaidhub.org/

Register and find MA networks in the US (Anti-virus warning may pop-up)

Mutual Aid Resource List

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ”—https://docs.google.com/document/d/1p2ZJJPhOeF7xdzTcyXbDbAUXODLT1PMeQTEJPyfpdOg

Large (Inter)national Crowdsourced Mutual Aid & Advocacy Resources

Database of Localised Resources (US)

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ”—https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1HEdNpLB5p-sieHVK-CtS8_N7SIUhlMpY6q1e8Je0ToY

Database of Localized Resources - by Radical Comms Network

Mutual Aid Resource List, including Prisoner and Migrant Detention

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ”—https://itsgoingdown.org/autonomous-groups-are-mobilizing-mutual-aid-initiatives-to-combat-the-coronavirus/

Autonomous Groups Are Mobilizing Mutual Aid Initiatives To Combat The Coronavirus List of mutual aid groups by state (and sometimes at a more granular level).

Mutual Aid Networks Submission Form

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ”—https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1gFNrqRcV3WTQ5c5rgSFV8Pk1W1FLXaRqrwkFp2KVUjo/viewform

Power to the People: 40+ Grassroots Activists Step Up During the COVID-19 Crisis

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ”—https://www.colorlines.com/articles/power-people-40-grassroots-activists-step-during-covid-19-crisis-updated

A list of mutual-aid efforts to combat the pandemic, including

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States Regions

Chicago

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ”—https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd0MK1dnny1BTlzvohuRlnlC6fHqXKqez0hrZJLuZ6F4-qu9w/viewform

Chicago- ย COVID-19 Mutual Aid Volunteer Sign-up

Los Angeles

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ”—https://forms.gle/CixkiRVteW1n5QVD9

Los Angeles- Ground Game LA Mutual Aid volunteer & needs intake

San Francisco

๐Ÿ”—๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธhttps://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1gQlAmgIsXdEUdISa3gKYd5PX6eq6nc5WALdmNxQpNGw/edit#gid=0

San Francisco- How Can I Help? Project Consolidation (Bay Area)

Seattle

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ”—https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdgbAX21UARi98rKKX6b6mpvpVHW4b63F2n2beJlHielcdU2Q/viewform?fbclid=IwAR0eP5RQlqkRRP1THafCtRF2EDmVdePCvZXRKyDMpaQHdtEG_VyoQa3BrGU

Seattle- Request Help Form

Duke University

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ”—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 Universityโ€™s decision to close campus.

Cambridge, MA

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ”—https://docs.google.com/document/d/1x_gLUobYEodWYI4VBAC1hhjv0imZvQiM-uEEDxyZ3oE/edit?ts=5e6bdd12

Cambridge Neighborhood Aid Network - Cambridge, MA

Medford & Somerville

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ”—https://mutualaidmamas.com/

Mutual Aid Medford and Somerville โ€˜MAMASโ€™ - towns of Medford & Somerville, MA

Arlington

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ”—http://mutualaidarlington.org/

Mutual Aid Arlington - inspired by MAMAS, for Arlington, MA

Trumbull

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ”—https://shoplocaltrumbull.pubpub.orgt

Supporting local shops Trumbull, CT

New York

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ”—https://mutualaid.nyc/

We are a network of groups organizing to provide aid and support to New Yorkers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Germany

Solidarische Nachbarschaftshilfe

๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ”—https://listling.org/lists/pwfjfkpjmesjjinm/solidarische-nachbarschaftshilfe

List of Mutual Aid groups across Germany

Karada House

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ”—https://karada-house.de/2020/03/12/queer-relief-for-corvid-19/?fbclid=IwAR0jIeVLl3dEZBZ1bGz9cxsP_GENKIKMez6Hpw0AESsGDvvMx_iOScsKGCUย 

Queer Relief for COVID-19. In English and German.

Quarantaene Helden

๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ”—Quarantaenehelden.org

network for self-registration to request/volunteer help

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Ireland

Self Isolation Help

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ”—https://randall.ie/help/

๐Ÿ—ฃ@HelenORahillyย #SelfIsolationHelp

Resources related to UK and Eire, one of the original resources for COVID-19 support.

Support links in Eire

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ”—ย https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/discover/over-50000-sign-up-to-coronavirus-social-media-support-groups-989572.html

Short list of resources in Eire

Sligo Coronavirus Support

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ”—https://sligohub.com/sligo-coronavirus-supports/

Resources for supporting communities and shops in Sligo, Eire

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australia

Helpful Neighbours

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ”—ย https://www.helpfulneighbours.com.au/

A tool to match offers / requests for help during the pandemic within Australia (with a map)

Mutual Aid Network Australia

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ”—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 ย (Facebook group).

๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Belgium

VUB

๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ”—https://press.vub.ac.be/solidarity-in-times-of-corona-in-belgium

Solidarity in times of Coronavirus Belgium

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ China

Open Democracy

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ”—https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/oureconomy/social-support-networks-springing-coronavirus-stricken-china/

The social support networks stepping up in Coronavirus-stricken China

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Czech Republic

Denik Referendum

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ”—https://denikreferendum.cz/clanek/30962-co-cech-to-dobrovolnik-nemocnicim-pomahaji-medici-seniorum-stovky-mladych---

Initiative in Czech Republic

๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณ Tunisia

Dev for Tunisia

๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ”—https://www.facebook.com/groups/DevForTunisia/

Tunisia Dev Community for COVID-19

Tunisia Makers

๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ”—https://coronamaker.slack.com/join/shared_invite/zt-ctbtpn2t-bLv4U7PUeLIkr9bZQGj9fg?fbclid=IwAR37wse1YaQv-4j-TD2Df3W5HopamcubKNqJrOjIWXSqDWxo29t2PlGewIo

Tunisian Makers

Yes We Breathe

๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ”—https://www.facebook.com/groups/197977924766891/

Yes We Breathe ENISo & FMS

Yes We Breathe TUNIS

๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ”—https://www.facebook.com/groups/211124023294336

Yes We Breathe Tunis

Other Support Groups and Initiatives

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง United Kingdom

People Powered UK

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ”—https://peoplepowereduk.org/

People Powered is a collective of freelancers from across the entertainment and live event industries who came together to help the NHS and other frontline services after their diaries emptied because of the coronavirus.#HeretoHelp

๐Ÿ”—https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfxHDoluaRUGqPiSWcoqOnqtqC974V42tQX3_HoZhR1e--ynw/viewformย Sign up form

Queer Care

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ”—https://www.facebook.com/queercare/

Queercareย 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 availableย here.

Freegle

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ”—https://www.ilovefreegle.org/covid

Reuse- Freegle is a community reuse organisation in the UK. ย We have a lot of kind members across the country and are asking them to indicate whether they can help (or need help) at

Exeter Community Wellbeing

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ”—ย https://exeter.gov.uk/wellbeing

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.

Drug Runners

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ”—https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/drug-runners-keep-medicines-moving-during-lockdown-5khm9lxxj

Drug runners keep medicines moving during lockdown

National Food Service

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ”—https://www.nationalfoodservice.uk/

National access to food and community space

Help them Help Us

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ”—https://www.helpthemhelpus.co.uk/

Help them Help us: an initiative to support the physical, mental, and day to day wellbeing of NHS staff across the UK.

The Ecologist

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ”—https://theecologist.org/2020/mar/06/coronavirus-and-community-activism

Coronavirus and community activism in the UK

Green tick, red cross

๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ๐Ÿ”—https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/tiny-scots-village-creates-coronavirus-21719592.amp

Tiny Scots village creates Coronavirus hack that's pure genius

Corner shop COVID-19 Kits

๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ๐Ÿ”—https://www.thenational.scot/news/18303569.coronavirus-scottish-corner-shop-gives-kits-need/

Scottish corner shop gives kits to those in need

Listing Virtual Communities and Support Groups

Dealing with Coronaviruses and Pandemics Alternatively

๐Ÿ”—๐Ÿ—ฃhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/232903304555253/?ref=shareย 

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

Coronavirus Discussion

๐Ÿ”—๐Ÿ—ฃhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/coronavirus.discussionย 

Split into multiple sub-threads: news; preparation and response; Q&A; emotional responses and silver linings; firsthand accounts. Past content archived here:ย http://bit.ly/2PFzTPA

Viral Exploration Lounge

๐Ÿ”—๐Ÿ—ฃhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/viralexplorationlounge/ย 

For a laid back conversation, questions, etc. regarding the COVID-19 outbreak

r/Coronavirus

๐Ÿ”—๐Ÿ—ฃย https://www.reddit.com/r/coronavirus

r/Coronavirus- Seeks to monitor the spread of the disease COVID-19, declared a PHEIC by the WHO

r/COVID19

๐Ÿ”—๐Ÿ—ฃย https://www.reddit.com/r/COVID19

r/COVID19- Seeks to facilitate scientific discussion of this potential global public health threat

The Golden Hearted UK

๐Ÿ”—https://m.facebook.com/groups/703270807162286?ref=m_notif&notif_t=commerce_interesting_product

'The Golden Hearted' Facebook group for people who want to help each other at difficult times.

Open Food Network

๐Ÿ”—ย https://www.openfoodnetwork.org

A global network of people and organisations working together to build a new food system. Aims to empower people and communities and give them the tools and knowledge to develop the food systems they need for their community.