The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a dramatic loss of human life worldwide and presents an unprecedented challenge to public health, food systems and the world of work.
Solidarity Hull CIC exploring the worlds we used to describe COVID-19 , asking people how they feel about this pandemic. During this time, many people respond including children to feel low, worried, anxiety, angry, financial worries, poverty lack of food, job security and fear associated with returning to the outside world. The fears for their own physical health and wellbeing, including those with health problems from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups. These are all common reactions to the difficult situation we face in our community due to Covid-19. Everyone reacts differently to events and changes in the way that we think, feel and behave.
Food poverty increasing about the impact of rising poverty on wellbeing of children and families. Many families reported that are on low income and struggling to put food on table because of pandemic. Many families surveyed continue to struggle financially.
We must rethink the future of our environment. Only then can we protect the health, livelihoods, food Justice and nutrition of all people, and ensure that our new normal is a better one.
Solidarity Hull is committed to reducing the spread of COVID19 by following the government guidelines and recommendations, risk assessing all our planned activities.
Solidarity Hull CIC, use food to make difference in our community.
During to this pandemic many people and families in our community struggling with many challenging, such as a reduction in their government benefits, unemployment or in low income. Solidarity Hull CIC, has provided people with food parcel or hot meal. Some of our volunteers help to deliver food for people who are self-isolating, older people or people who are staying at home because of health risks. Food Justice project help us to reduce loneliness and wellbeing of people in our community, also we aim to fight isolation and anxiety by engaging people to eat health and nutrition food at home.
Food Justice for everyone!
All meals are for free , Due to this pandemic all meals are for takeaway only.
This pandemic has stopped us from working on the ground but that won’t stop us from supporting our community. We are working from home and all our sessions and workshops still ruining online platform. Also we created a WhatsApp group or you can follow our facebook page to keep in touch, support and keep people informed during this period.
The COVID‐19 pandemic has meant that Solidarity Hull has been unable to meet and carry out activities with our community. We are unable to maintain our office/workshop space and unable to fundraise as our team had been in lockdown and many of us do not have personal computers or internet at home.
Help control the virus.
The World Health Organization has said that people aged in their 20s, 30s and 40s are spreading the virus without having the symptoms.
To protect yourself and others, when you leave home you must:
- wash hands – keep washing your hands regularly
- cover face – wear a face covering over your nose and mouth in enclosed spaces
- make space – stay at least 2 metres away from people not in your household.