ON AIR DAVE GOULDEN

: Waiting for next track...

Wessex FM News

Contact the News Team:
Tel: 01305 250333

Weymouth Charity To Feed The Homeless On Christmas Day

Homeless

9:15am 24th December 2014

A Weymouth Charity group will be feeding more homeless people this Christmas than last.

Soulfood who provide clothing, food and support, are expecting around forty people to their premises on Christmas day, that's 25% more than in 2013 when 30 people attended on the day.

Soulfood Manager Wendy Selway explained why it's so important they give people somewhere to go, "Because otherwise they're on their own. I mean to them it's just a normal day, so to be able to come down and have a bit of company and a chat and lunch, and to be out of the cold, it's really nice."

Wendy also encouraged people to give away anything they didn't want to the homeless, "Deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes, hats, gloves scarves- you know anything that would be useful for anyone on the streets this Christmas."

Wendy mentioned a recent death amongst the local homeless population has meant less people are coming to The Prayerhouse at the moment, but most have still booked for Christmas.

Sign up for the latest local news direct to your inbox


Share This Story

Submit this page to redditDelicious
brewery square clock

brewery square clock

The Wessex Word

See the latest wrong guesses and win cash!

The Bun Run

Request the cakes for your workplace!

Book Your Table

For sales in January and March

Free Fuel Friday

Find out how to get your car sticker

Dorset Webcams

Take a look around our beautiful county

Book our Disco

Have DJ Owen at your party or celebration!

Meeting Room Hire

Come to Wessex FM for your meeting or conference

Close

We Use Cookies

This website uses cookies to store information on your computer.

By using this website you accept the use of cookies as explained in the terms of our cookie policy.