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Christmas dinner for Preston’s homeless under the market canopy

Posted on - 7th December, 2017 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Charities, Preston News
Last year's dinner for the homeless took place inside the current Indoor Market
Last year’s dinner for the homeless took place inside the current Indoor Market

A group of church-goers are to feed the city’s homeless in the run up to Christmas.

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Paths of Love group are offering a free Christmas dinner to those in need in Preston.

Under the cover of the newly restored market a Christmas Dinner and hot drinks is being provided.

Read more: How the city’s Sikh community is quietly feeding the homeless

Rebekah Waring said: “Last year used the former cafe in the Indoor Market for it and it was a great success.

“This year’s we’ve been unsuccessful finding an indoor venue but the council have very kindly let us use under the market canopy.

“There will be Christmas music and lights and we hope to bring a bit of cheer in the festive season.”

Volunteers at last year's food kitchen
Volunteers at last year’s food kitchen

The group have been running food kitchens for the homeless for nearly four years.

Read more: Here are this year’s Christmas lights in Preston

It takes place on Thursday (21 December) from 7.30pm to 8.30pm.

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