Supporting Humanity, alongside the Muslim Patel Burial Trust, is using volunteers to maintain graves in Manor Park Cemetery and Crematorium in east London.
Idris Patel, Supporting Humanity's founder, said: "We believe help in bereavement and mental health are two fundamental issues to tackle when someone close to you passes"
Supporting Humanity, a charity delivering 1,000 freshly cooked meals a day to 13 NHS hospitals, as well as vulnerable people across London.
Off-spinner and T20 captain Simon Harmer was one of those to help.
"It's been described in the media as a war, and the NHS staff are on the frontline," he told BBC Essex.