Medway Soup Kitchen
The lovely Bee Bee Bianca was back volunteering - wearing her hard earned, much deserved London Marathon medal (thank you to all who supported her)
We were also joined by the Dogs on the Streets (DOTs) team - who provide veterinary care, health checks and advise for dogs/owners who are homeless or in hostels - they had a busy night!
The weather had taken a turn for the worse AGAIN - cold, damp plus an amber weather warning for torrential rain and high
the past couple of weeks have been busy for us in London we have had call outs from our homeless friends needing food and sleeping bags we are still doing our weds night food runs plus extra evenings when we have surplus food and we have been helping one of our ex-homeless girls with furniture plus paint for her new flat plus we are still doing our Friday food give a way at the Ebury lodge Ebury bridge estate we have also been running a evening meal twice a week for a
A team of ten volunteers came together on Sunday April 8 to feed Medway’s homeless. Helpers from One Big Family – a charity operating in Medway, London and Hull set up a gazebo in a car park located next to Chatham Bus Station and served hot meals to the homeless. Despite the name of the event, soup wasn’t the only dish on the menu as volunteers prepared an array of warming meals including Meatballs in Arrabbiata sauce and Thai Green Curry in their own kitchens for those in n
Medway - Homeless Emergency Winter Refuge in Chatham This Morning our doors closed for the final time this Winter 😢
Over 1100 beds have been provided to rough sleepers - a full report will be compiled in the coming weeks.
It has been physically and emotionally demanding but hugely rewarding - we've had some great outcomes (regarding assisting people into accomodation & accessing help for them), met some amazing people - shared their laughter, tears, frustration and elatio