Homeless support charity fires up barbecue with a difference - The Leamington Observer

Homeless support charity fires up barbecue with a difference

Laura Kearns 18th Nov, 2018   0

WINTER may be here but a homeless support charity has been firing up a barbecue with a difference.

Users of Leamington-based Helping Hands enjoyed more than 100 burgers in a grill created out of a six ton dumper truck.

Cubbington-based firm Thwaites made the barbecue for events but before putting it away for winter decided to stoke the coals one last time.

Helping Hands chief executive Lianne Kirkman said: “We are so grateful to the Thwaites team for turning our homeless soup kitchen into a winter barbecue.

“With lots of hungry mouths to feed, and heads to keep warm, the hot food and warm beanie hats provided, ensured the event was a real success. We at Helping Hands always appreciate it when local businesses help local people in need.”

Visit www.helpinghandscharity.org.uk to find out more about the charity.

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