This is another example of compassion and kindness and reading it brought tears to my eyes: a Muslim-owned restaurant is offering a free meal on Christmas day to anyone who is homeless or elderly, stating that ‘no-one eats alone on Christmas Day!’
A Muslim-owned restaurant in London is offering a three-course meal to homeless and elderly people on Christmas Day so that “no one eats alone”.
Shish Restaurant, in Sidcup, is asking local residents to spread the word of its offer and has put up posters saying “We are here to sit with you” on 25 December.
The restaurant urged people to share its plan through social media – where the initiative was widely praised.
Vicky Lanfear wrote on Facebook:
“This is the most selfless gesture I have ever seen and they should be recognised as a pillar of the community.”
Suzannah Harris added:
“What a lovely gesture; a restaurant that gives something back instead of merely seeing Xmas as a time to cash in. Will definitely visit in the new year if ever in the area.”
Linda Leach wrote:
“There is still kindness in this world. Amazing people.”
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