Coronavirus: Free helpline launched in Scotland to help vulnerable people with food deliveries

A free helpline has been launched to assist vulnerable Scots with their shopping deliveries during the coronavirus pandemic.

Around 500 convenience stores will be part of the initiative, called Viral Kindness Scotland, which also aims to tackle loneliness.

The community project was launched by the Sarwar Foundation, run by Labour MSP Anas Sarwar. He sent out a plea for help via Twitter on Monday, which was met with responses from a number of organisations across the country.

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