The Framework Knitters ‘Knit for Community’ project, which began last April, continues to grow with 43 new volunteers since early December.
In consultation with medics and administrators across the Barts Health NHS Trust, the Livery Kitchen Initiative was last week invited to return to providing meals to three hospitals in East London: The Royal London Hospital, Newham University Hospital and Whipps Cross Hospital.
During the COVID pandemic, the Lord Mayor has commenced issuing a monthly Bulletin providing various information including what the Livery is doing collectively to support the pandemic crisis and those in increased need.
Co-Chairman of the Lord Mayor’s Big Curry Lunch, Michael Hockney, provides an update with news of some amazing fund raising efforts and of plans for 2021.
There has been an excellent response to the latest pan Livery philanthropic survey, which was conducted this autumn. Ninety-nine Livery Companies and eight guilds and companies without livery have replied so far and further survey returns are expected.
Today, Caroline Wright, Chief Executive Officer of the Lord Mayor’s Appeal, announced the release of the 2021 Impact Report.
The Lord Mayor, William Russell, gave a virtual briefing to the Livery to set out his key objectives for the forthcoming year. The event was recorded, and the hour-long video includes speeches and a Q&A session with Ms Victoria Russell (Chairman, Livery Committee), Sir Charles Bowman (Chairman, Pan Livery Steering Group) and John Barradell (Town Clerk & Chief Executive, City of London).