Although its doors are yet to open, The Hoxton, Edinburgh are already taking the first steps to making a positive impact on their community. Partnering with Empty Kitchens Full Hearts, they rolled up their sleeves dedicating our day to providing ‘day packs’ for their service users. Preping, packing and delivering food to those who need it most, their energy, passion and commitment made a small contribution with a much larger impact. Empty Kitchens Full Hearts are on a mission to turn surplus food into nourishing meals for those in need in the local community, free of charge and without judgment. They believe food is a basic human right and there should be no barriers to accessing it. Since launching in April 2020, they’ve provided a staggering 1.9 million meals to those facing food insecurity.
In Belgrade, the Mama Shelter team paid visit local humanitarian organization Children’s Heart. Children’s Heart’s coffee shop, The Sounds of Hearts, employ those with special needs and disabilities, and to aid in their inclusion in society but providing them with the tools they need to work. The Mama team donated their time and taught these young people how to prepare cocktails, as well as sweet and savory canapes, which were later served to guest with a smile.
Taking to the streets of Jakarta, the team at 25hours The Oddbirds spruced up their neighbourhood with a Clean Up Walk. In addition to a positive habit, the walk created a fun, new activity for team members and made a positive impact on they neighbourhood by collecting 46.8 kg of waste.
We want to shout out to everyone who lent their time and energy to shaping a better future for the people in our communites. We are so proud of what you have achieved together.