ConnectingKids@Home – Do you have an old laptop or computer you can donate?
The Hounslow’s Promise local education charity is working with local schools to help provide computers or laptops to local school pupils who are needing to study at home who don’t have access to a computer or the internet.
We estimate around 1000 children in Hounslow need support.
We’ll email you with specifications and how to make sure you back up and delete any data before donating.
The Computer(s), Accessories eg spare laptop charger, keyboard, & mouse, can either be collected from you or dropped off at a few drop off points. The project is also being supported by local businesses.
Tips, advice and guidance on how to keep or get active in and around your home. Joing the Movement and use #StayInWorkOut to share how you’re getting active during this time. Our routines are going to be changing, so with lots of people staying at home, Sport England has compiled into one place some of the most handy exercise ideas that are out there for keeping active in and around your home, including official advice on social distancing and getting outside. Remember to check government advice if you think you have any symptoms linked to coronavirus.
This link is for council home residents that may wish to contact the council about rent, council tax and other issues during the crisis. It includes information on how to contact individual housing officers.You may wish to share this with families and/or individuals.
Here are the ways to donate for Storehouse & The Salvation Army both of whom are working together to provide food to those in need locally
https://www.riversidevineyard.com/storehouse – click “donate”
From the Reach Academy Community Hub
“During this time of uncertainty we felt it would be beneficial to put together a pack of information and resources which will support people’s well-being and mental health. There is a lot which is out of our control right now but we must all do what we can to prioritise our well-being during this time.
Some videos and links might advise you to exercise outdoors; please ensure that you follow the government’s guidance about going out and social distancing.“