Lewisham charities are adapting during the pandemic, and are finding creative ways to fulfil their objectives. Here are a few examples of how Lewisham charities are being creative and changing throughout the Covid-19 pandemic..
Sydenham ARTS @Home
Sydenham Arts provides art activities and events all year round from their permanent home and performance space at the Sydenham Centre.
Given that their performance space is now closed. Sydenham Arts are now providing a Sydenham ARTS @Home
“Hump Day” Challenges…. Creative challenges every Wednesday to get your arty side motivated.
“We Love Fridays” …. Each Friday, we’ll share something we love from in and around Sydenham.
“Weekend Workshops” …. Creating a Masterpiece! Every Friday evening, we’ll give you a brief…. All you have got to do is get in your workshop, (or kitchen, bedroom or hallway) and get making.
The Grove Centre in Sydenham
The Grove Centre is supported by The Grove Centre Church aiming to serve the local community by facilitating and organising activities and events, which help to meet the needs of all people represented in our community.
As Covid-19 shuts down community meals – the Grove Centre ramps up efforts to feed people during this pandemic by offering a takeaway lunch service delivered to older people’s front doors.
Age Exchange is a national centre for reminiscence arts and dementia intervention – and also a vibrant community hub in the heart of South East London.
Age Exchange have got creative about how they support people living with dementia by offering a ‘Virtual Day Care Service’. This is what their members can expect:
- Well-being Phone Calls
- Activity boxes delivered every 2 weeks of things to do
- Mobile Library Service
- Birthday Celebration – card and cake delivered to members who have a birthday during this lock down.
- Monthly Newsletter