Acts of kindness

An estimated 43 million people across the UK have shown acts of kindness during lockdown.

Since the beginning of lockdown, an estimated 43 million people across the UK have done something kind to help others, according to research carried out by the British Red Cross.

To say thank you to this incredible number of people, the British Red Cross has taken over the iconic Piccadilly Circus billboard, illuminating the West End of London, after the advertising space was kindly donated to the charity.

There has been an outpouring of kindness across the UK; with almost 80,000 people signing up to volunteer with the British Red Cross and supporting some of the most vulnerable people during the crisis. Millions more have been performing incredible acts of kindness in their communities.

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