Updated: Feb 14, 2021
Established four weeks ago, Hillingdon COVID-19 Mutual Aid are a grassroots volunteer scheme focused on providing a quick, reliable services to the residents in all 22 wards of the London borough. Built around the ethos of ‘neighbours helping neighbours’, Hillingdon COVID-19 Mutual Aid are not only building a crisis support line with volunteers but, aiming for a sustainable network on a street basis. Working with local pharmacies, shops and businesses to provide support to those in their time of need. With 135 individuals helped, 333 volunteers registered, over 15,000 leaflets distributed and £545 raised for staff at Harefield Hospital Intensive Care Unit, the organisation is rapidly gaining momentum among community and has big plans on the horizon. With a phone line open daily and operated by Mental Health First Aid certified volunteers, they organise collection and delivery of shopping and prescriptions within 24 hours of your request. If you’re interested in volunteering or wish to seek assistance while in self-isolation, contact Hillingdon COVID-19 Mutual Aid on 07423483221. Alternatively, you can email them at Hillingdoncovid19mutualaid@gmail.com.