As part of The Literacy Project, HarperCollins is to donate 10,000 books by authors including Michael Morpurgo, Ant Middleton and David Walliams to the Mayor’s Fund for London via its Kitchen Social programme to support families during the Covid-19 pandemic. The books will be received by 25-30 Kitchen Social hubs, currently serving over 1,700 young
A special video message from Dame Helen Mirren
Award-winning actress Dame Helen Mirren has been a supporter of our work for many years.
Having seen the devastating impact of the coronavirus on our society and the relief effort we have been providing to vulnerable families, Helen wanted to send a message giving her thanks to everyone who has donated to our emergency appeal so far – currently supporting 35,000 children and young people in London from low-income backgrounds with access to food, home learning resources and online workshops.
Watch the video below to view Helen’s message, and click here to make a donation.
A special message from Dame Helen Mirren on why she’s a proud ambassador for @mayorsfund.
— Mayor's Fund for London (@mayorsfund) May 28, 2020
New Government HAF support package announced
The Government’s recent announcement outlining a significant funding package to help alleviate child food poverty in the UK is a very welcome step in the right direction. As one of the recipients of the Holiday Food and Activities grant this summer, we know just how much of a huge lifeline the extension of the scheme
London and New York youth connect in exciting virtual event
A commitment to supporting the ideas and creativity of young people is the driving force behind My City and Me – a project that gives young people a creative platform to share their experiences of the pandemic. On Wednesday, the project concluded with an exciting virtual event for our young people and like-minded young New