What are London’s Lifelines?

London’s Lifelines are ordinary Londoners doing extraordinary things that keep our city going.

They are London’s volunteers, good neighbours and kind strangers. Their community spirit, generosity and acts of kindness power our capital. 

The London’s Lifelines Film!

Over the last few months, we’ve spoken to many of London’s Lifelines.

With their help, we’ve created this short film to tell their stories and showcase the power of volunteering in London. Check it out below!

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Winter Volunteering

Looking to do some winter volunteering? This time of year makes us feel thankful for what we've got, and like we should give something back. This is great, because it can be a tough time for many. Organisations find that their usual volunteers are busy or away over...

The London Vision for Volunteering

What does the future of volunteering in London look like? Earlier this month, London Plus was delighted to represent London's Lifelines and participate in the GLA’s ‘Securing a Fairer Future’ event. Bringing together partners from voluntary, community, faith and sport...

Winter food distribution – Sign up now!

Winter Community Food Distribution - Organisations can sign up now! The Felix Project is London’s largest redistributor of free surplus food to community organisations. They are looking for community organisations who can help to ensure tonnes of good food are saved...

Trustees’ Week 2023

Trustees Week 6-10 Nov Trustees' Week is a time for us all to come together each year to celebrate and thank all of London’s trustees for the time, commitment and effort they bring to London’s charities. Trustees’ Week provides an opportunity for prospective trustees...

Volunteers’ Week 2023

Volunteers’ Week 2023 and beyond! Volunteers’ Week each year is an important week in our calendar and we’d love to know how you celebrated, but we are also keen to help you shout about London’s Lifelines all year round!   Help us celebrate London’s Lifelines The...