Helping vulnerable people in Norfolk impacted by COVID-19
The Canaries COVID-19 Community Support Project has been set up to support people in Norfolk to respond and recover from the crisis.
Norwich City Football Club players, senior staff, owners and directors have each donated to the project, raising over £200k plus gift aid which will be used in a number of ways to provide support to the community, working with several partners.
The project has three core objectives:
- Supporting our fans where necessary and undertake community engagement initiatives
- Support the most vulnerable in our wider community by working with local charities and local authorities and community groups
- Support the NHS and carers to help them do their job
Response – the first phase of the project is under way to help local authorities, charities and support groups combat the short-term problems during lock down such as limited access to essential items for vulnerable people.
Recover – as time progresses, we expect the project emphasis to move from providing short-term care such as food parcels, towards helping those who have been impacted in the longer term by inactivity, poor mental health, or a loss of employment. We already run projects that tackle these issues and will look to increase our work in these areas using fundraising income to the COVID-19 project.
If you wish to help us boost the reach of the project and help those affected in Norfolk, please donate to the Canaries COVID-19 Community Project by clicking donate below.