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Volunteering and community support during the covid-19 outbreak

EDM (Early Day Motion) 415: tabled on 30 April 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 11 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House commends the invaluable efforts of voluntary groups, organisations, and individuals in facilitating and supporting volunteering work across Ochil and South Perthshire; pays tribute to those those who are volunteering their time to help with local efforts, those offering free or discounted food to key workers, companies, local groups and individuals working to design and make resources such as personal protective equipment and hand sanitiser for those on the front line, offering food delivery services to those who are most vulnerable in society, those who are offering their time to offer mental health support to reduce the negative effects that social isolation can have, those who have set up Facebook groups, community groups, phone numbers and more to connect with the local community and offer support; and finally commends the efforts of everyone across the constituency for showing community spirit, care and resilience in the face of adversity.