Wishlist: Items to help you feel more connected

Creatively designed and compassionately made, the items in our wishlist will help you reconnect with yourself, others and the world around you.

 

Connect with your community

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GOOD GYM
A community of runners that combines workouts with physical tasks for community organisations and support for isolated older people.

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ECONOMY OF HOURS
An East London network of people, from lawyers to landscape gardeners, who trade using time instead of money.

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OLIO
An app connecting neighbours and local businesses so surplus food and other items can be shared instead of thrown away.

Connect with other communities

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MIGRATEFUL
Take a cookery class led by a refugee, asylum seeker or vulnerable migrant to learn about their cuisine, language and culture.

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CHATTERBOX
Language courses taught by refugees to help break down barriers, tackle social prejudice and provide gainful employment.

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UNSEEN TOURS
Tours of London led by the most street-wise guides in town—homeless, ex-homeless and vulnerably housed Londoners.

Connect with yourself

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AFOOT AND LIGHTHEARTED 
A lushly-printed journal for walkers by English professor Bonnie Smith Whitehouse with prompts, quotes and blank pages.

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A GPS navigation app with interactive route guides and terrain maps to help you discover the great outdoors.

 

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DO BREATHE 
Simple breathing exercises to promote calm, productivity and long-term wellbeing, with bits of yoga, meditation and mindfulness.

Photo credit: Bogdan Dada (featured); Rubén Bagüés (header)