North London charity draws closer to £20K crowdfunder goal
PUBLISHED: 16:07 28 April 2020 | UPDATED: 16:07 28 April 2020
A North London charity has already racked up £12,000 in a matched crowdfunding campaign to support older people particularly impacted by the coronavirus lockdown.
North London Cares and its sibling charities in the wider Cares Family are looking to raise £20,000 to bring generations together during the pandemic, with piloted schemes including online social clubs, telephone calls and an exchange project for poems, stories, messages, drawings and games.
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The campaign has already raised more than £12,000 since March 18 when the initiative launched, which will all be doubled by an anonymous supporter.
A spokesperson from North London Cares said its work is “more important than ever” during the pandemic: “We’re so grateful for the kindness shown by people sending in beautiful messages and pictures that we are sharing around our network and with our older neighbours.
“It’s a true sign and representation of the positive and strong spirit that constantly ripples through our city.”
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