COVID – 19 What you can do to help in Brighton & Hove

How you can help in Brighton & Hove

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Food Distribution 

The Brighton & Hove Food Partnership are coordinating activity around ensuring no-one goes hungry. 

  • Food Partnership - COVID-19: What you can do to help
  • The Food partnership have also launched a Hungry at Home fundraising campaign to ensure the most vulnerable people in our city are not left hungry indoors.
  • The Food Partnership have also put together some guidelines on organising volunteers and food hubs 
  • FareShare Sussex based in Moulsecoomb are calling on healthy and willing citizens to give up a few hours a week to help in their warehouse or go out making deliveries. They are also asking for donations to support their work. 
  • The Bevy are running a Meals on wheels initiative to deliver food to isolated people. Some days they need volunteer drivers to deliver hot meals around Moulsecoomb & Bevendean at lunchtimes. Please call the Bevy if you can help on 01273 281 009. They are also asking for donations to support the service here.

Organisations needing volunteers

  • Together Co are looking for volunteers who can chat to isolated people on the phone or to drop off essential food and supplies to vulnerable people. Details here
  • Acorn union is organising local volunteers to support people in the community who need shopping, prescription collection, post and anything else they may need if they are stuck at home.

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