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Final 'Clap For Carers' Will Be Tonight, Says Founder. Here's Why

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

We're here to guide you through the coronavirus lockdown. Sign up to the Life newsletter for daily tips, advice, how-tos and escapism. The woman behind the nationwide ‘Clap For Our Carers' movement has called for tonight's round of applause for key workers to be the last. Annemarie Plas, the Dutch Londoner who spearheaded the event in the UK after seeing it happen in other countries, kickstarted it with a view for it to continue until the end of lockdown. The first clap happened on 26 March. Since then, millions of people have stood at windows, balconies and on doorsteps to clap - or bang...
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Why is tonight the final Clap for Our Carers and when did Annemarie Plas begin the initiative?

Why is tonight the final Clap for Our Carers and when did Annemarie Plas begin the initiative?

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

Tonight's Clap for Carers event may be the last, after the woman behind the idea said she will no longer take part.
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Tonight's clap for carers ‘will be my last' says woman who started it

Tonight's clap for carers ‘will be my last' says woman who started it

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Annemarie Plas says ‘there are other initiatives we can support in which we can show our gratitude'
The woman who began Clap For Carers says tonight's will be her last as it is time to find other ways to help society through the coronavirus crisis.
Annemarie Plas, a Dutch national living in South London , hit the headlines last week when she suggested the 10th event should be the final one as it had become too heavily politicised.
Speaking on Good Morning Britain on Thursday, she said the reaction to the weekly clap had ‘been really overwhelming to see' and ‘for everybody who wants to...
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