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Coronavirus help guide – Updated Tuesday 30th June

With many people facing uncertainty around their employment, finances, housing and care, we want to ensure everyone has information they need to help them understand their rights and get the support they are are entitled to. We’ve put together this guide with the latest information on what support is available and how you can get…
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Our response to the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on BAME communities

Our reaction to Public Health England’s findings which show the COVID-19 death rate is higher for people of black and minority ethnicities and in areas of high deprivation. The staff and trustee team at Toynbee Hall have read and discussed with deep concern the report from Public Health England published on 2 June 2020 on…
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10K Steps for Justice Challenge raises vital funds for FLAC

Tens of Toynbee Hall staff, volunteers, friends and supporters completed the 10,000 Steps for Justice challenge on Monday 8th June, raising vital funds for our Free Legal Advice Centre and connecting with thousands of walkers across London taking part in the event organised by the London Legal Support Trust. In our community, and across London,…
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Proms at home

Proms at Home: Proms at St Jude’s announce free online music and literary festival starting Saturday 13th June.

This year’s music and literary festival will be online and will raise funds for Toynbee Hall and North London Hospice. Despite lockdown, Proms at St Jude’s Festival of Music and Arts, a long-standing supporter of Toynbee Hall, have announced Proms at Home this year. They will be delivering a programme of performances online starting on…
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We want to commission a local artist to create an illustrated map of Toynbee Hall and Gardens

We want to commission an illustrated map showing Mallon Gardens, the surrounding buildings and people using the space to provide directions to visitors. Toynbee Hall has opened a new public garden, a rare bit of green space on the edge of the city, which we want to make a welcoming space and for the whole…
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Eid gift donations

196 children’s gift donations sent out to celebrate Eid

The gifts will be included in food packages sent out to households without recourse to public funds To mark the Eid celebrations on 22nd and 23rd May, the biggest celebration day in the Muslim calendar, we asked our team of staff and volunteers to be part of making it special for the children in those…
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Live Webinar: COVID-19, Health and safety and our rights at work

Live Webinar: COVID-19, health and safety and our rights at work

Join us online for a free live webinar at 4pm, Thursday 21st May. This Thursday, Dave Busfield-Birch, Free Legal Advice Centre Supervisor at Toynbee Hall, will provide an overview of employment rights in relation to health and safety in the workplace, in light of COVID. The topics covered will include section 44 (detriment for health…
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Emergency Covid-19 Response Appeal launched with £20,000 target

Toynbee Hall has launched an Emergency Community Response appeal to support the households and families in our community who have faced the worst impacts as a result of the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. The East End is among the country’s hardest-hit areas. Our frontline staff have seen how people who are already in precarious situations are…
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Thank you to all the amazing volunteers and mutual aid groups

#LondonTogether – Paying tribute to the amazing work of volunteers and community mutual aid groups

Since the lockdown began, we’ve been overwhelmed by the numbers of volunteers willing to help and want to pay tribute to them and the community mutual aid groups. As part of the #LondonTogether campaign. The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is inviting Londoners to share he inspiring examples of courage, kindness and generosity being shown…
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Coronavirus Update - Monday 20th April 2020

Coronavirus information update – Monday 20th April

With many people facing uncertainty around their employment, finances, housing and care, we want to ensure everyone has information they need to get the support they are are entitled to. We’ve put together this guide with the latest information on what support is available and how you can get it. If you’re unsure on what…
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