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A selection of good causes and appeals that are in need of support during the UK coronavirus pandemic.

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Celebrate Earth Day (Wednesday April 22) by watching this video by Treedom, a tree planting company based in Florence. For every 1,000 views of this video, they will plant one tree!

Frontline Live

App for front-line workers to report personal protective equipment (PPE) shortages. Frontline is collecting a database of suppliers + useful resources to support timely procurement across all key worker sectors, from hospitals to delivery services, and is a free, open-data platform.

BBC Big Night In

Comic Relief and Children in Need join forces to deliver a very special night of television, hosted by Lenny Henry and Matt Baker on Thursday April 23 at 19:00 BST.

Feed NHS

Not for profit movement and fundraising campaign with LEON to get 6,000 meals a day into London hospitals for critical care staff, and then hopefully across the nation.

Chelsea + Westminster Hospital Visors

Covid-19 has increased the demand for (PPE). This crowdfunding campaign will produce and deliver visors to Chelsea & Westminster medical staff.

Charing Cross Hospital Relief Fund

Special appeal to provide emergency funds to help hospital staff cope with the extreme pressures and vulnerable patients who face sudden and unexpected financial difficulties during their stay.

Covid 19 tracker

The COVID symptom tracker was created by doctors and scientists at King's College London, Guys and St Thomas’ Hospitals working in partnership with ZOE – a health science company. The app will be used to study the symptoms of COVID-19 and track the spread of this virus. This research is led by Prof. Tim Spector, professor of genetic epidemiology at King’s College London and director of TwinsUK.

NHS Volunteer Responders

NHS Volunteer Responders has been set up to support the NHS and the care sector during the COVID-19 outbreak. They need an 'army' of volunteers who can support vulnerable people in England who are at most risk from the virus to stay well.

Southampton NHS

Hampshire and Isle of Wight STP (Sustainability Transformation Partnership) has launched a single point of contact to coordinate the amazing offers of public health in a more effective way. There are now three social media platforms which will be used to post roles that are available within the areas so that the public can comment and show interest on specific roles and be directed to the appropriate volunteer service application system.

Trussell Trust Food Bank

Jack Monroe's crowdfunding page for The Trussell Trust Foodbank. The Trussell Trust, in conjunction with local communities, develops and runs sustainable projects in the UK tackling poverty, working with marginalised people in real need, providing practical care and support.

If you have seen any other amazing projects and ideas that you would like to see on the website, please tell us about them at hello@coronanetwork.co.uk.

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