A community network of younger and older neighbours hanging out and helping one another in our rapidly changing city.

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Staying connected in a disconnecting time

As social distancing continues in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, we have adapted our programmes to help older and younger neighbours stay connected in a disconnecting time. 

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Staying connected in a disconnecting time

In times of challenge and change, we all need each other. That's why, during the Covid-19 crisis, East London Cares is bringing older and younger people together from afar – online, on the phone and by post. 

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Give the gift of friendship

Sharing time is precious – especially as social distancing is keeping us physically apart. Even in regular times, 40% of older people say the TV is their main form of company, and young people are increasingly feeling disconnected too. By supporting East London Cares, you can help neighbours find connection in a disconnecting time.

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Give the gift of friendship

Sharing time is precious – especially in our busy, fast-paced city. But 40% of older people say the TV is their main form of company, and young people are increasingly feeling disconnected too. By donating to East London Cares, you could help make our activities possible so that older and younger Londoners can share time and new experiences

Fancy a challenge?

If you want to go the extra mile for East London Cares, check out our upcoming challenge events.

From 5k fun runs to marathons, and swims to cycles, there's something for you to brave this year.

Be part of it

by Alex Smith

If you’ve not yet been involved in East London Cares during this pandemic, we need you.

East London Cares turns 1!

by Sasha Khan

A year ago we kicked off our programmes to tackle loneliness and isolation in Tower Hamlets and Hackney. In our latest blog, we look back on some highlights, and gear up for another 12 months!

 

Our new outreach approach at East London Cares

by Sasha Khan

From connecting them to our programmes, to supporting them navigate new technology, read about how our outreach work will look, so we can keep helping out our older neighbours in east London. 

 

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