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Knowing where to turn and how to help can be overwhelming and confusing. That's why we've done the research and found two causes that will help positively impact the areas of our community that need it the most during these tough times: PHL COVID-19 and Philabundance.
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Map of all COVID-19 initiatives
Map of COVID-19 Mutual Aid groups created by a small group affiliated to Mutual Aid UK
Map can be embedded on other sites, data can be pulled or added to. Internationalisation (translation) in progress.
Mutual Aid Disaster Relief links to Global Mutual Aid Resources
Lists of networks and resources from a range of countries
List of Mutual Aid Resources for a range of countries in native languages
Database of projects, specifically built using Airtable.
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.
Search for COVID-19 suppliers - Find suppliers of critical products & services in your country
Facebook Group for information sharing, discussion and advice between Mutual Aid Group coordinators
Add your group (Google Form)
COVID-19 Mutual Aid groups, HTML list curated by Freedom News.
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.
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.
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
🇬🇧🔗https://www.policerewired.org/home/covid-19/communities (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 by 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)
Facebook Group for Mutual Aid
Meta group helping other Mutual Aid groups around the UK get started. (DEAD LINK)
Full and complete list as an airtable which people are curating and adding to.
Connecting communities in times of need
Community hubs in the UK
🇬🇧🔗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 isn’t covered)
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.
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!
Register and find MA networks in the US (Anti-virus warning may pop-up)
Large (Inter)national Crowdsourced Mutual Aid & Advocacy Resources
Database of Localized Resources - by Radical Comms Network
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).
A list of mutual-aid efforts to combat the pandemic, including
Chicago- COVID-19 Mutual Aid Volunteer Sign-up
Los Angeles- Ground Game LA Mutual Aid volunteer & needs intake
San Francisco- How Can I Help? Project Consolidation (Bay Area)
Seattle- Request Help Form
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.
Cambridge Neighborhood Aid Network - Cambridge, MA
Mutual Aid Medford and Somerville ‘MAMAS’ - towns of Medford & Somerville, MA
Mutual Aid Arlington - inspired by MAMAS, for Arlington, MA
Supporting local shops Trumbull, CT
We are a network of groups organizing to provide aid and support to New Yorkers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
List of Mutual Aid groups across Germany
Queer Relief for COVID-19. In English and German.
network for self-registration to request/volunteer help
Resources related to UK and Eire, one of the original resources for COVID-19 support.
Short list of resources in Eire
Resources for supporting communities and shops in Sligo, Eire
A tool to match offers / requests for help during the pandemic within Australia (with a map)
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 Coronavirus Belgium
The social support networks stepping up in Coronavirus-stricken China
Initiative in Czech Republic
Tunisia Dev Community for COVID-19
Yes We Breathe ENISo & FMS
Yes We Breathe Tunis
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
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
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 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.
Coronavirus and community activism in the UK
Tiny Scots village creates Coronavirus hack that's pure genius
Scottish corner shop gives kits to those in need
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
'The Golden Hearted' Facebook group for people who want to help each other at difficult times.
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.