04 May Food and practical support during Covid-19
Food and practical support during Covid-19
Merton Voluntary Service Council (MVSC) Volunteer Task Force
Help for isolated households and those more at risk of COVID-19, Monday to Friday.
To get help:
Telephone: 020 8685 2272.
In addition, an urgent COVID-19 Community Response Hub service is available on 020 8685 2272 on Saturday and Sunday between 10am and 4pm.
If you would like to help, please complete an online referral form on MVSC’s website https://www.mvsc.co.uk/volunteer-online-referral-form or contact the Volunteer Taskforce at firstname.lastname@example.org
Covid-19 Merton Mutual Aid Group
If you or someone you know needs help, please fill in a contact form at https://mertonmutualaid.net/help/ , describing the support that you or they need. Once you have filled in the form, the team would contact you/them by telephone or E-mail to discuss the support further.
It is still very short of supplies. See their website (www.wimbledon.foodbank.org.uk) for details of food donation points in main supermarkets or to donate cash. They are seeing a huge increase of numbers of families and individuals needing their services. If fresh food is delivered before 12 noon on any day they will give it out immediately.
Opening days: Monday to Friday
Donation drop off times: 10am till 12 noon
Address: Elim Pentecostal Church, 76 Kingston Road , SW19 1LA
All donors will be asked to collect a trolley from our corridor, place donations inside and leave in the corridor. They are trying to practice social distancing so they can remain open during this crisis.
Dons Local Action Group (AFC Wimbledon Fans and friends) – They have pop up food collection points and are delivering one week food packs to those in Merton that need them. They are also running errands and offering general support including things like dog walking and technical help to get people online so they can communicate with loved ones. Their hubs are Morrisons Wimbledon, Sainsburys Wimbledon,
Tescos New Malden, Old Ruts and Old Wimbledonians. Their hotline is 020 3301 4511. Email is DLA@afcwimbledonfoundation.org.uk .