Volunteers distribute emergency baskets to people suffering during the coronavirus lockdown
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A project which has seen those hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic receive emergency provisions has been backed by Haringey Council.
Volunteers from sports company DILI (Dream It Live It) Management, have been working with Haringey Council, Monero Kids Boutique, and Edible London to pack and distribute gift baskets.
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“We’re overwhelmed by the volunteers,” said Tania-Cyren Cyrus, director, founder and chief executive of DILI Management. “We are all one team, one family and one community.
“So many people joined the movement and came together to make this project work and I’m so grateful.”
An unnamed recipient of a basket in Wood Green said: “It was emotional, and I was extremely grateful for food, books and fitness items.”