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Cold hands and warm tarts

1 GoodGymer made their way to help their local community in Westminster.

  • Michelle
Thursday, 18th of January 2024
Led by Joel Wiles

*Pies technically but what’s a pun tweak between friends

I joined some of the regular food distribution volunteers helping Rhythms of Life distributing food and drinks to homeless people.

Rhythms of Life is a London homeless charity . 365 days of the year, volunteers give out food donated by charity partners to help those in need. The charity was founded in 2008 by Andrew Faris, a former rough-sleeper of 6 years. Andrew was there tonight and was really welcoming.

With the tempreture plummeting by the minute a long queue formed around St Martin’s Place and the volunteers got into action. I was shown the ropes by the regulars and Andrew and given the the task of handing out pastries, doughnuts and warm pies. The hour flew by, as all of the homemade soup, hot food and tea and coffee was given out. Nothing is ever wasted and Andrew takes anything left to hostels and shelters.

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