City councils, citizens and civil society organisations are creating measures in neighbourhoods and communities to sustain social cohesion and to keep our spirits up.
Books delivered to the most vulnerable
To bring fun and distraction to children and to help improve their mental wellbeing during the lockdown, a charity delivers books to local families.
Survival-kit for men against domestic violence
A practical survival-kit gives men strategies to cope with stress in the current coronacrisis situation.
Direct mailings to patients in hospitals
A digital service of a hospital allows sending physical greeting cards to patients.
The Veterans Health Administration launches the Maker Challenge
To meet the needs of essential workers on the frontlines of the pandemic, Makers For Veterans (CAMVETS) set up a programme to create innovative solutions.
Digital artwork displayed on demand
To provide people with enjoyable moments during the coronavirus crisis, the artist Aoife Dunne displays his digital installation in their homes upon request.
Digital international exchange between pupils
An online platform connects students from several European countries so they can share their perspectives on the coronavirus crisis.
Online socialising in quarantine
A digital platform makes it possible to schedule online activities and virtual meet-ups.
Documenting the coronacrisis with objects
A museum in Vienna documents the coronavirus crisis with crowdsourced pictures of personal objects.
Italian chefs provide online cooking tutorials
To help people to prepare healthy meals in times of short supplies, several chefs took action and provide the general public with easy recipes.
Public volunteer programme to support a country’s health structures
To meet the growing demands within a country’s health system, a volunteer programme for doctors, nurses, paramedics, psychologists, and students and retirees with a health or nursing background was set up.
Celebrities read children’s books to entertain, educate and raise funds
By providing fun and education to kids and parents stuck at home during the coronavirus outbreak, #SaveWithStories collects funds for children in need.
Open-source sprint for the health system
Multiple teams working virtually to solve eight challenges associated with the Covid-19 pandemic.