Weʼve raised £589 to launch a new website and newsletter Swiss and South for every single resident in Swiss Cottage and South Hampstead.
- Swiss Cottage and South Hampstead
- Funded on Wednesday, 14th October 2020
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2020 has reminded us that we need each other more than ever. I am launching a new website called Swiss & South that is for every resident in the Swiss Cottage and South Hampstead area and beyond. It is for everyone, from 0 – 99. For those that don’t use the Internet or are very isolated, a condensed sheet of vital numbers will be printed off in one page for Co-vid volunteers to give out and distribute when they deliver necessary medicines and/or food parcels. This will be particularly helpful to people in the community if there is a second wave.
Aside from crisis details for help from volunteers, there will be direction for local residents as to where to find information on: greening up the area for mental and physical health, families focus information especially for those with preschool children in this area, local artists and suppliers, promoting intergenerational friendships with happy to talk benches, and once weekly specific updates on one new key thing happening in the area each week. It is hoped that through creating this website and paper possibilities that everyone on in Swiss&South can feel calm, joy and connected.
Please share this story with others who might be interested in Swiss&South. Thank you.
- 7 months ago
Katie Gosling7 months ago
Thank you so much for all your amazing support and encouragement for Swiss & South! Also for the feedback some of you have given on what you think the community needs and how best you think to provide this. Again, thank you so so much! We are considering a website which I will update and a printed version for people who cannot access the website. Thank you so much again! Katie
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Aug 3, 2020
Thanks for this initiative - sorry it took me so long to get round to donating!
Jul 2, 2020
Well done chica!
Jun 29, 2020
Good luck with the project Katie!
Jun 22, 2020
Adam and Bénédicte
Jun 21, 2020
Good luck with the project x
Jun 19, 2020
Kate - Great effort to bring community together. Looking forward to reading the first edition!
Jun 19, 2020
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